• Mission Accomplished: ISTE 2018

    Last month, we went on the biggest Kami Mission yet. We packed up most of our team and flew to Chicago for ISTE 2018. For anyone reading this who doesn’t know what ISTE is, here’s the scoop: ISTE, short for International Society of Technology in Education, is one of the world’s largest and longest-running educational technology conferences. ISTE began at a backyard barbecue in Eugene, Oregon, with a tight-knit group of forward-thinking K-12 and University educators. Almost 40 years later, more than 20,000 EdTech lovers flocked to Chicago for ISTE 2018. ISTE inspires educators worldwide to use technology to innovate teaching and learning, accelerate good practice, and solve the tough…

  • Five Million Reasons to Celebrate our Fifth Birthday

    We recently turned five and our celebration has been extra special because our Kami community has grown to more than 5 million Kami users, creating an astonishing 420 million comments alone.  And as our community grows in number, we have also strengthened our relationship with educators through the Kami Heroes program. With Kami Heroes, we will continue to improve our app for the teachers and students. We have made it easier for thousands of American schools to go paperless, switching from traditional pen and paper to using devices such as Chromebook and Kami to create and annotate content and collaborate in the classroom. And in the past few months, we…

  • Kami: The PDF Tool You Deserve, But Not The One You Have Right Now

    This blog post was originally posted on Danna Pearsall’s Educational Blog and is used with the author’s permission. Danna Pearsall has been teaching for 12 years and during this time, has metamorphosed into a tech-savvy, highly-motivated teacher and Kami Hero. Follow her on Twitter @mrspearsallchhs I recently became a Kami Hero (basically a bonafide Kami user), and I’m excited to share just a few of the marvelous things it has to offer.  I don’t really even remember when or how I first ran into Kami, but I find myself using or recommending someone else use it at least a few times a week.  Below are just some of my favorite uses of…

  • 4 Million Milestone: American K-12 Schools are Going Paperless with Kami

    To our four million Kami users, We are excited to share the exciting news of reaching over four million signed up users, doubling our growth in the last year. Going paperless has never been so easy that there are over 12,000 American K-12 schools are switching from traditional pen and paper to using devices such as Chromebook and Kami to create and annotate content in the classroom. With your support and feedback, we have been your number one online PDF and document annotation app in the Chrome Web Store and G Suite Marketplace for more than a year now. Our success in the Google marketplaces echoes our growing community, as well as the…

  • Kami Welcomes Bob Drummond as Chief Revenue Officer

    Our explosive growth from last year has continued through 2017 with Kami being used in over 12,000 schools and businesses in the United States alone and remains as the number one PDF and document annotation tool in both Google Chrome Web Store and G Suite Apps Marketplace. Today, we are excited to announce that Bob Drummond, our founding chairman and startup advisor since day one (aka The Godfather), will be joining the team real soon as our Chief Revenue Officer.  Bob will join us from his executive role at a Deloitte Fast50 award-winning SaaS vendor – ranked Asia-Pacific’s 35th-fastest growing company from 2014 to 16, and will be a valuable…