PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today EdCast, a Silicon Valley based Knowledge Network company, announces “EdCasting” a new way for everyone to share their knowledge easily with bite-sized Insights across online and mobile.
The launch of EdCasting includes 10 channels ranging from entrepreneurship, architecture, robotics, technology, and health, filled with insights from over 100 globally renowned experts and influencers.
“EdCasting moves learning from the industrial age to the knowledge age with innovative, bite-size curated insights,” said Dr. William J. Perry, former Secretary of Defense of the United States & professor (emeritus) at Stanford University. “EdCasting brings a new platform to influencers and educators and levels the playing field for a global audience eager to learn and share knowledge.”
Mitch Kapor, founder of Kapor Capital, said, “EdCasting makes it easy to stay engaged in knowledge sharing and lifelong learning. I’m very excited about being part of this vision to transform education for learners of all ages globally.”
“Just as podcasting and Tweeting made it easier to share general content, EdCasting empowers everyone to share their knowledge and help create the new culture of lifelong learning in this knowledge economy,” said Karl Mehta, CEO and Founder of EdCast. “With EdCasting, you are just a button push away from being connected to subject experts.”
Marquee Global Experts & Influencers Already EdCasting Their Insights
Starting today, educators, influencers and any subject matter experts can reserve their personalized EdCast page for free. A marquee list of influencers, educators and brands have already begun EdCasting including Former Defense Secretary Dr. William Perry who is currently Professor Emeritus at Stanford University on Nuclear Security; Mitch Kapor of Kapor Capital on EdTech and Entrepreneurship; Queensland Technology University (QUT) on Robotics; Joi Ito, Director of MIT Media Labs on Entrepreneurship; UN-backed SDSN.EDU (Sustainable Development Solutions Network) on Sustainable Development; Scooter Braun of SB Projects on Entrepreneurship in Music and Technology; Mark Surman of the Mozilla Foundation, Michigan State University on Food Science; Michael Horn of the Clayton Christensen Institute on EdTech, Adam Braun of Pencils of Promise on Education and EdTech; Manipal University on Technology; African Virtual University (AVU) on EdTech; Open Education Consortium (OEC) on Education & EdTech; Prof. Jeffrey Sachs of Columbia University on Sustainable Development; Prof. David Bell of Wharton Business School on Marketing; Dr. Jess Ghannam of UCSF School of Medicine on Health; Dr. Larry Johnson of The New Media Consortium on EdTech; UCLA Distinguished Visiting Prof. Terry Kramer on Entrepreneurship; Singularity University and Stanford Fellow Vivek Wadhwa on Exponential Technologies; John Seely Brown former Chief Scientist and Director Xerox PARC on EdTech, TEDxUNPlaza Curator Kunal Sood on Social Impact; Prof. Olinga Ta’eed of Northampton University on Social Entrepreneurship; Prof. Dinesh Vyas of MSU on Health; Dr. Hayley Gans of Stanford University Medical Center on Health, Samsung EVP John Pleasants on Mobile and Media; TJ Bliss of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation on EdTech, Jain University and Keiretsu Forum on Entrepreneurship; Mimi Ito of the Connected Learning Alliance and DML Hub on EdTech, Mavericks Space Education on Space & Robotics; Max Life and HGS Interactive on Social Media; Code for India on Social Impact; Willem van Valkenburg of TU Delft on EdTech; Fair Observer on Economics; Lucy Bernholz of Stanford University, Simpa Energy on Social Impact; Roger Novak on EdTech; Captiv8 on Social Media; GEMS Education on Education; IIIT-Delhi on Technology, and more.
How Does EdCasting Work?
Educators, Influencers, Institutions, Corporations and Brands can publish knowledge-bites or “Insights” in their areas of expertise and learners can engage in short-form, curated content on desktop or mobile.
About EdCast Inc.
EdCast is a personal knowledge network to enhance human ability to collaborate and learn. EdCast Knowledge NetworksTM power social, mobile and cloud-based learning for world-class institutions, enterprises, governments and nonprofits that enable millions of lifelong learners to collaborate with each other. The EdCast team has a track record of building large-scale transformational technology and are passionate about the global impact of mobile and online education. EdCast is a Stanford StartX company backed by tier one venture capital firms. The company is based in Mountain View, CA with offices worldwide.