Jeff sits down with Michael Levy and Evan Kontras from Chalkable, an App Store for schools to discuss how this great educational tool can be used in your district.
Chalkable is an app store for middle and high schools. We provide the core set of tools your school needs and allow amazing apps to take advantage of those tools. Think of Chalkable as a front end for your school. It is the interface that 95% of your school will be using day to day to do things like grading, attendance, discipline and assignments.
Michael Levy is the CoFounder and CEO of Chalkable. He studied finance at Yeshiva University, during which time founded ETM – Entertainment Teller Machine. ETM received a seed investment from Gilo Ventures. Next, Michael was one of the founding employees at TriSpecs Inc., a consumer electronics company based in New York and Singapore. TriSpecs Eyewear debuted at CES 2009 where he helped spearhead a relationship with the U.S. Defense Department. Michael is currently developing Chalkable to make learning better.
Evan Kontras is VP of Business Development of Chalkable and one of their first employees. He studied Economics at Dickinson College, during which time founded the SIG – Student Investment Group. SIG grew to over 30 members and partnered with the Financial Operations Department. Next, Evan worked in business development for July Systems, a B2B mobile app development company based in New York and Bangalore. Evan believes Chalkable’s amazing apps make learning better for students.