social impact investing

EdTechTO: Education and Social Impact Investing

On October 16th, Peekapak hosted an EdTechTO Meetup for EdTech leaders in the Toronto area. Ami Shah, CEO and Co-founder of Peekapak, led a panel discussion with industry leaders Shayn Diamond (Partner, Whitecap Venture Partners), Kevin Taylor (Associate Director, SVX), and Kathryn Wortsman (Fund Manager, MaRS Catalyst Fund). Through an informative discussion about how social […]

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MyPeekaville: What You Need To Know Before Jumping In

How to use myPeekaville

Hi everyone! We can’t wait for you to get started with myPeekaville – Peekapak’s new game world that supports the lessons found on www.peekapak.com. We’ve created this guide to go over how to use some of myPeekaville’s features so that you can teach your students how to navigate Peekapak’s new world. Avatars To customize their avatars, […]

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NewSchools Summit 2018: Key Takeaways and Insights

Our team was privileged to attend the NewSchools Summit 2018 in Burlingame, CA from May 8-9. NewSchools is an organization that funds entrepreneurs seeking to innovate and improve public education. The NewSchools Summit is an invite-only event that brings together leaders in education innovation. Attendees included educators, administrators, business leaders, and more. For the 20th […]

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Research finds young girls lack exposure to STEM role models

In recognition of International Women’s Day on Thursday, March 8, 2018, our team at Peekapak conducted a survey to understand how females are represented in children’s literature today. 150+ elementary teachers participated. Survey findings reveal that the number of female characters in children’s storybooks pale in comparison to males. In fact, respondents reported that female […]

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