During NewSchools 2013 Summit today, John Doerr, General Partner of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, will moderate a panel with Zynga Founder and CEO Mark Pincus and Coursera Co-Founder Andrew Ng, discussing the new accelerator and other exciting developments in ed tech.
Zynga.org is a nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring people to live, play and learn through social games. Zynga.org works closely with Zynga Inc., the world's largest provider of social game services, which has engaged more than one million game players in social impact through content and campaigns integrated into games. In addition, Zynga.org works with other game developers to leverage games to raise awareness and funds for nonprofits. Zynga.org recently collaborated with Games for Change to produce Half the Sky: The Game, which launched in March 2013. To date, Zynga.org has developed more than 100 in-game campaigns, raising more than $15M for nonprofit organizations worldwide. Zynga.org is the cofounder of a new learning games accelerator with NewSchools Venture Fund. Learn more at www.zynga.org
About Zynga Inc.Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq:ZNGA) is the world's leading provider of social game services with 253 million monthly active users playing its games, which include Zynga Poker, Words With Friends, Scramble With Friends, Gems With Friends, Draw Something, FarmVille 2, ChefVille, CityVille, Bubble Safari and Ruby Blast. Zynga's games are available on a number of global platforms, including Facebook, Zynga.com, Google+, Apple iOS and Google Android. Zynga is headquartered in San Francisco, California. Learn more about Zynga at http://blog.zynga.com or follow us on Twitter and Facebook. The Zynga Inc. logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=11743 About NewSchools NewSchools Venture Fund is a not-for-profit organization that supports entrepreneurs in creating innovative ways to improve K-12 public education. We blend the best of philanthropy and capital markets to ensure an excellent education is available to every child. We actively share what we've learned through our investments, bring together educational leaders from across the country, and advocate for smart policies at the federal level. Learn more at http://www.newschools.org .
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