Liftoff Academics - Latest Blog Posts

We've Been Selected For a Pitch Competition at EDUCAUSE!
Thu, 09/26/2019

As we mentioned in a previous post, we've been selected to attend and exhibit at the EDUCAUSE annual conference, which itself is an honor and extremely exciting.  But today, we're also thrilled to announce we are only 1 of 8 start-up companies selected for the Under The Ed Radar Pitch Competition!

Jetsream - For student success
Tue, 09/03/2019

We are pleased to announce the development of a new product for our existing line of Higher Education software: Jetstream!  This web-based platform is centered directly on student success, to leverage the powers of EdTech within your existing advising workflow.  Read on to find out more:

Faculty Like Cute Software, Too
Thu, 08/15/2019

These days, most software for Higher Education can have a very stark, business-only look to it, especially if it is primarily geared towards faculty or administrative staff.  But "cute" software-- with soft icons and quirky design-- can appeal to even your most stoic staff members, while decreasing anxiety about adopting new software.  Read on to see how cute software can help your university!

Open Source Alternatives For Your Campus
Fri, 08/09/2019

The world of Higher Ed software can be an expensive one.  Luckily, there are plenty of web-based "open source" products available, often as great alternatives to pricey third-party solutions. 

Read on for a list of the best options out there for your campus.

We're Going to EDUCAUSE 2019!
Thu, 08/01/2019

We are thrilled and so proud to announce that we've been selected to exhibit at the world-famous EDUCAUSE annual conference!  We were selected from applicants to their "Startup Alley" exhibitors program, which lets start up companies like us attend the biggest conference in Ed Tech.  Read more to learn about EDUCAUSE, and just what we'll be exhibiting!