Today’s internet startup Tykoon is a great financial education tool for kids and their parents, empowering kids to develop stronger financial values with real money and real-life experiences – all under the safe and watchful eye of their parents.
Tykoon lets parents implement money management via chores, jobs, allowance, spending and giving. Kids can earn money through jobs, chores, and gifts, save based on goals, spend in a kid safe environment powered by Amazon.com and give to charities via the platform. Tykoons vison is to build a MoneySmart world. With MoneySmart Tykoon means:
When it come to earning, Tykoons intuitive interface you can assign your kids various tasks, give your kids an allowance as a way for them to earn money and begin their journey toward becoming a Tykoon and managing the tasks. The parent dashboard allows you to view and approve all your of kids tasks in a single place and on any device.
In order to save Tykoon allocates earnings to the savings category easily and establishes a mind set for savings. In addition to putting away some of their earnings, your kids can also set up and save for a big or long-term goal. This can be an item that they want to purchase, a family vacation or trip or a savings goal for college or education.
With Tykoon, kids discover and learn about dozens of age appropriate charities and also share these interest with their family and friends. The people from Tykoon review every charity before making it available on our platform and we give you controls on what categories your kids can access. It’s a simple start that can lead to a lifetime of community involvement and giving back by making a difference.
And last but not least, on Tykoon your kids can purchase their favorite products which are delivered right to your door by Amazon. Every product in the Tykoon store is reviewed by its staff so it is kid safe. You can be assured that your kids will not be exposed to inappropriate products as they are shopping. In addition, you can control the product categories that your kids can see. Don’t want video games? No problem. The choice is yours.
Today’s internet startup Maily makes email for kids secure, simple and fun. Maily is email re-invented for kids and allows them to control their own email account, with a little help from the parents. For example the Maily accounts are created and constantly supervised by the parents who also decide who your children can communicate with.
Kids have their own inbox where they receive mails from friends and family, and can reply right away. They can create emails using five tools adapted to their needs: pencils, brushes, photos, backgrounds, stamps and their own words.
The paint brush lets kids to freely express themselves on white canvas, and unleash their creativity in their own e-mails.
This pencil is ideal for kids to share their thoughts in their own words, or use it to draw anything they want.
With the Maily camera, kids can take instant shots and add, rotate and scale them into any e-mail they are creating.
Over 30 amazing backgrounds to apply themes in their e-mails. If it’s their birthday or if they are leaving on vacation, Maily has the tools to create the mood for any story they want to tell.
With over 30 cool stamps, carefully designed for kids, they can create stories in their e-mail.
As a parent you have complete control over what your child sends and receives. If you need to, you can check and approve messages silently using the Maily dashboard, and your child will never notice. If an approved contact receives an email from your child, it will be send to a normal email account. Them if someone wants to reply they have to login on Maily and form a reply using the Maily editor.
Today’s internet startup RedRover is a new platform that will let parents schedule the social lives of their children. RedRover is available both as a mobile app and as a web service, and the idea is that parents can not only make plans when they are on the go, but also make plans with the help and advice of all their friends that also happen to be parents.
RedRover on your phone and on the web lets you connect with your close circle of friends to…
Share Your Day - Share the great moments, the little things, a photo — really connect with the people you care about.
Make plans - Make plans for any kind of get together. Invite as many (or as few) friends as you want to come along.
Tell friends where you are - Tell your close friends where you are and what you’re doing right now. Invite them to join you if they’re nearby.
See what’s going on - Find out what others are doing now and later on.
RedRover aims to overcome the inherent limitations that sending emails to arrange things have, as well as the privacy concerns that always arise when using a social networking site such as Facebook. RedRover was founded in 2011