Founder: David Lindrum
Site: Soomo Learning
The Lowdown: Interactive online textbooks for students
Awesomeness: Provides webtexts to about 90 U.S. colleges
Soomo Learning takes today’s classroom online, where students can engage in more active learning through interactive content, videos, web links and frequent questions that yield better education results than traditional textbooks. Plus, the webtexts are accessible to students anytime from any device. Analytics are used to measure each student’s progress and performance, enabling instructors to know who needs help on which topics and improve learning outcomes.