Jun
29
2013

New Acadox Features – Mobile App, E-Portfolio & more

Learning Management Redefined May 2013 We appreciate your continued support and and interest in Acadox as the learning management and academic networking platform for your academic life. Our purpose of this newsletter is to keep you informed about the latest updates from a technical and business point of view.  What’s New What have we been cooking ? Our New Interface: Did you ever want a fresher look and a more informative landing page? Acadox now [...]

Apr
22
2013

Why E-Learning is So Effective

  E-learning is hot. And for good reason. If done right, it can produce great results by decreasing costs and improving performance. Also, unlike a one time classroom session, the elearning course is available for others.  This includes the static elearning course as well as any ongoing conversations in networked communities. Recently, I had a conversation with someone new to elearning and it struck me that she didn’t fully understand the value of elearning.  I [...]

Apr
18
2013

STC Ventures Completes its Investment in Acadox

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  Saudi Telecom Company and Iris Capital (STC Ventures’ Fund Manager) announced today that STC Ventures Fund has recently concluded the acquisition of a significant minority stake in IT Interactive Software Company (Acadox). Acadox is one of the early startup companies that has recently graduated from the New Ventures & Entrepreneurship Program of King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST). Dr Fahad Mushayt, VP Corporate Strategy at Saudi Telecom, said: “The establishment of STC Ventures in early 2012 comes [...]

Nov
5
2012

Learning from our Ambassadors

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Back in April, we announced the launch of the Acadox Ambassador program. We now have 24 Acadox Ambassadors and an established program. We’ve been feeling good about the progress and enthusiasm behind the program, but we wanted to hear from the Ambassadors themselves about how we could sustain and grow it strategically. They are the experts, after-all! So, we decided it was time to involve them in the program development process.   The Acadox Ambassador [...]

Sep
10
2012

Looking for a Marketing Executive / CMO

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Job Description: VP of Marketing/Sales or (CMO): Acadox’s value depends on attracting enough number of faculty members and students on board. For that we need a person who’s an expert in marketing for online systems, social marketing, viral marketing, guerrilla marketing, etc. His/her task would be to help us reach more students base, and get more professors on board.   In addition, it would be really great if we can have a person with both [...]

Jul
1
2012

Our participation in MIT Enterprise Forum Arab Business Plan Competition

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Here we are, back to KAUST. It was a remarkable three days trip to Dubai full of passion, excitement, anticipation and a little disappointment!   You might have already read that Acadox was among the finalists of the MIT Enterprise Forum Arab Business Plan Competition. It is an annual business plan contest.  Now in it’s 5thyear, it has become a major event for innovators in the Middle East.   Hala Fadel, the MIT Enterprise Forum [...]

Jun
24
2012

Our first 100 communities

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Ever since we launched “acadox.com” last February, we kept receiving many requests from students and faculty members to create “new communities” on the platform. For the reason of having a strong social and academic communication between one another. The moment we receive a new request; We validate the institue, create the “community” page on the system, and then contact users to notify them that their pages are good to go!   Just this week, the [...]

Jun
16
2012

HE Ali Al-Nuaimi’s visit

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HE Ali Al-Nuaimi visited our office in the Economic Development department at KAUST. Mustafa explained to Dr. Ali the idea of Acadox, and its potential. Dr. Ali gave us great comments and encouraged us to work harder to achieve our vision. Acadox team got also the chance to talk to Prof. Shih, the president of KAUST, updating him about the project status. Pictures at: http://on.fb.me/KBNSkw  

Jun
16
2012

Acadox day @ STCollege

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Event date: March 24, 2012 As part of Acadox plans to reach out for more targeted users and customers, the team visited The Science and Technology College in Jeddah. The visit was arranged by the enthusiastic ambassador of Acadox, Mr. Alamin Osman with the great help of Dr. Abdulfatah Mansour. At first, the team met with Dr. Esmat, the dean of students affairs, and Dr. Bilal, the head of the computer science department. The meeting was to discuss [...]

Apr
27
2012

Acadox Students Ambassadors Program

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Are you an active college student? Have you ever wished for a better education environment? Do you want to make a difference in the way people learn and teach? If yes, then please read this post carefully. Download the promotional poster (pdf)   What is Acadox? Next generation learning management & intelligence platform A blend of academic, professional, & social activities management. You can follow up with classes, interact with your community, document your achievements [...]

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