With Sleeve, Students Might Make A Buck Or Two On Taking Good Notes

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by Lon Seidman

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Overachieving college students may soon be able to generate revenue from their notebooks when Israeli startup Sleeve launches later this year.

by Lon Seidman

 


 

Lon Seidman.Overachieving college students may soon be able to generate revenue from their notebooks when Israeli startup Sleeve launches later this year.

Sleeve co-founder and CEO Ido Volff visited the University of Hartford last week as part of a Metro Hartford Alliance initiative to connect Israeli and Connecticut companies. Volff believes that learning needs to change now that laptops and iPads are quickly replacing static textbooks and binders in the classroom.

“We’re challenging the way we learn today,” Volff said, “Social education is going to have a major impact on the way we learn and educate our kids. That’s our goal.”

Volff hopes his product will be for education what LinkedIn has become for professional networking. The concept behind Sleeve is not all that different from Facebook, but it wraps a standard social networking model around a note taking tool with an integrated marketplace that’s open to both students and professional content creators.

 

Watch Volff’s demo of Sleeve:

 

 

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