Coleman Greene, a Durham entrepreneur and creator of Sqord, has collaborated with Premera Blue Cross to keep kids active by using social media.
The Sqord is a funny word that children made up, which references the scoring of points. The technology used is a fitness monitor that works the same way as a traditional exercise wristband, tracking how many calories your kids are burning by leveraging its social aspect to get kids excited.
Programs that support a variety of activities designed to promote physical fitness. Aerobics; Aqua Aerobics; Aquacise; Aquarobics; Aquatic Aerobics; Body Building; Calisthenics; Jazzercise; Muscle Training; Physical Training; Pilates Program; T'ai Chi Ch'uan; Water Aerobics; Water Exercise; Water Fitness; Water Workout; Weight Training; Yoga
Federal Programs Related to - Children & Youth Services
Programs that provide a wide variety of informational, social and supportive services for children and youth. Adolescent Services; Child Welfare; Children's Social Services; Children's Services; Kinship Care; Youth Services
Federal Programs Related to - Computer & Information Science
Programs that conduct research in the area of science that addresses the study of data and information storage and processing systems including hardware, software, basic design principles, user requirements analysis and related economic and policy issues. Artificial Intelligence; Computer Architecture; Computer Science; Data Processing Technology; Information Sciences; Information Technology; Information Management; Information Science; Parallel Processing; Robotics; Software Engineering; Supercomputers
Social investment arm of The Big Issue magazine, Big Issue Invest (BII), has loaned £75,000 to a Salford-based social enterprise, Social adVentures, to help it acquire a local day care nursery – Cheeky Monkeys.
Durham Entrepreneur Uses Social Media to Get Kids Active