Tag Archive: Aarti Parikh

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    by Angie Chang

    Female Founders To Watch: Teaching Children On Your iPad

    There are probably more women innovating on the iPad to educate the next generation. Let us know about these women and their companies/products in the comments below.

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    Angry Birds on an iPhone or iPad used to be a good babysitter, but don’t you want to educate your children while they play on your iPad?

    Introducing a host of female-founded startups working to make the iPad experience for your child an educational one. These female founders range from moms to business executives, from programmers to creative types. There is no “type” for edutech entrepreneurs innovating on the iPad.

    Here are female founders building apps and readers for children’s entertainment AND education:

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    by Angie Chang

    From A Childhood Love Of Books And Programming To An Entrepreneur Shaping Children’s Publishing

    The intangible rewards of starting a business around what you love.

    By Aarti Parikh (Co-Founder & Engineer, KiteReaders)

    We’ve been moving at a hectic pace at our bootstrapped startup KiteReaders since my co-founder and I decided last year to enter the children’s ebook and app market. KiteReaders designs, produces and distributes enhanced ebooks and apps for kids in partnership with children’s book authors and publishers.

    After experimenting for six months, we found market traction by releasing enhanced eBooks to Amazon’s Kindle, Barnes & Noble’s Nook Kids and Apple’s iBooks stores. KiteReaders titles have been downloaded half-million times; generated