Media


NOVEMBER 29, 2017
Semifinalists Announced for the GIST Catalyst Pitch Competition During GES 2017 – Our CEO Maria Burns Ortiz is announced as one of the semifinalists for the GIST Catalyst Pitch Competition at GES 2017.

NOVEMBER 27, 2017
Meet Maria Burns Ortiz of 7 Generation Games in Santa Monica – Our CEO Maria Burns Ortiz shares her story and talks about 7 Generation Games.

NOVEMBER 13, 2017
7 Generation Games, Games That Make You Smarter: LA Tech Startup Spotlight – Maria Burns Ortiz. Our CEO Maria Burns Ortiz talks 7 Generation Games on the WeAreLATech podcast with guest host Krisztina ‘Z’ Holly.

NOVEMBER 7, 2017
Homeschool.com’s 2017 Gift Guide. 7 Generation Games is featured in Homeschool.com’s 2017 Gift Guide as a great gift idea for kids interested in Science/STEM/STEAM.

NOVEMBER 6, 2017
Best in Video Games 2017: Top Industry Leaders. 7 Generation Games is named the best company for educational video game platforms and apps by CreditDonkey.

AUGUST 25, 2017
6 startups using games to change how kids learn. 7 Generation Games is featured in Built in Los Angeles’ “6 startups using games to change how kids learn”.

AUGUST 16, 2017
‘AzTech Games’: un juego para enseñar matemáticas -y nuestra cultura. 7 Generation Games’ AzTech Games and its Kickstarter campaign is featured on CNET en Español.

JULY 2017
Homeschool.com Back to Homeschool Award 2017.  7 Generation Games was named, once again, a top back to homeschool resource for 2017 by Homeschool.com.

JULY 2017
The Ultimate Homeschool Curriculum List of 2017. 7 Generation Games is selected for “How To Homeschool’s Ultimate Homeschool Curriculum List of 2017.”

JUNE 27, 2017
4 Accounting Hacks for Small Business Owners. 7 Generation Games CEO Maria Burns Ortiz shares her tip for making sure the books are in order in this Business Collective post.

MAY 16, 2017
ISTE 2017 Preview: 7 Generation Games. Nibletz features 7 Generation Games as a preview to the ISTE 2017, which we will be attending.

APRIL 22, 2017
Ronda Rousey’s Mom Is a Video Game Designer, but She’ll Still Kick Your Ass. LA Weekly feature on our President Dr. AnnMaria De Mars.

APRIL 18, 2017
Money for Lunch: Tom Hopkins, Maria Burns Ortiz, AnnMaria De Mars, Deb Gabor. Our CEO Maria Burns Ortiz and President Dr. AnnMaria De Mars talk about 7 Generation Games and more on the Money for Lunch podcast.

MARCH 21, 2017
Video games encourage Indigenous cultural expression. Our games Spirit Lake and Fish Lake are mentioned in this article on video games that effectively and accurately portray Native culture, published on The Conversation.

MARCH 17, 2017
Money for Lunch: Bruce Bellmare, Maria Burns Ortiz, Shane Kenny, Norm Blumenthal. Our CEO Maria Burns Ortiz talks about 7 Generation Games and more on the Money for Lunch podcast.

JANUARY 6, 2017
Latina le apuesta a la tecnología con el propósito de educar a los niños. Our CEO Maria Burns Ortiz talks about 7 Generation Games and our Making Camp app helping students in the Latino community in this feature from Hoy Los Angeles.

JANUARY 5, 2017
ED Games Expo: 7 Generation Games (video). Our CEO Maria talks to Classcraft about our math and social studies games at the ED Games Expo 2016.

JANUARY 2017
Top Apps for Kids. Making Camp was chosen as one of the Top Apps for Kids by Educents.

DECEMBER 13, 2016
18 big learning games appearing at ED Games Expo 2016. 7 Generation Games is highlighted by Classcraft as one of the companies that will be exhibiting their games at the ED Games Expo 2016.

DECEMBER 13, 2016
Let the EdTech Games Begin. 7 Generation Games is featured in EdScoop’s preview of the ED Games Expo.

DECEMBER 2016
Educational Gift Ideas for Kids Who Love Apps & Video Games. 7 Generation Games is featured on Educents’ Gift Guide for Gamers.

NOVEMBER 1, 2016
#WhatWeNeedToSuceed: A Letter to the Next President on Behalf of Women Entrepreneurs. Our CEO Maria Burn Ortiz joins a list of women entrepreneurs in signing a letter addressed to the next president outlining what women entrepreneurs need in order to succeed, featured by Dell.

NOVEMBER 2016
6 Ways Your Company Can Evolve With Twitter. Maria Burns Ortiz gives a tip on how to make your company evolve with Twitter in this Business Collective article.

OCTOBER 18, 2016 
New Generation of Technology: Dr. AnnMaria De Mars and Maria Burns Ortiz – Her Own Boss #BossesGiveBack Edition. Dr. AnnMaria De Mars and Maria Burns Ortiz are featured on the National Women’s Business Council’s “New Generation of Technology: Her Own Boss #BossesGiveBack Edition.”

OCTOBER 7, 2016 
Marketplace Tech’s Silicon Tally. Maria Burns Ortiz on Marketplace Tech’s Silicon Tally.

SEPTEMBER 28, 2016 
Dr. AnnMaria De Mars: University of California Alumni spotlight. The UCR Graduate School of Education features the career of our co-founder and development of 7 Generation Games.

SEPTEMBER 16, 2016 
6 Tips for Entrepreneurs Interested in Crowdfunding. Maria Burns Ortiz gives advice to entrepreneurs who are looking to crowdfund in this Business Collective article.

SEPTEMBER 5, 2016 
Games to Education Children. Maria Burns Ortiz talks about 7 Generation Games, making math fun, diversity in tech & more with Paul Amadeus Lane on Tech Zone.

SEPTEMBER 2, 2016 
Dr. AnnMaria De Mars talks 7 Generation Games, street fights, Ronda Rousey, and more. Company president AnnMaria De Mars talks about how she applies what she learned from judo to 7 Generation Games with MMA Now TV.

SEPTEMBER 2016 
Roadtrip Nation: Maria’s Open Road. Maria Burns Ortiz gets interviewed on Roadtrip Nation.

AUGUST 2016 
Resources Awards 2016: Homeschool.com’s Top Back to Homeschool Resources. 7 Generation Games is chosen as a Top Back to Homeschool Resource by Homeschool.com.

AUGUST 26, 2016 
The Top 50 Startups at Innovate! and Celebrate 2016. 7 Generation Games is chosen as one of the Top 50 Startups to compete in the Tech.Co Annual Startup of the Year Competition.

JUNE 19, 2016 
How to One Up the Start Up: Successes in Growing Women-Owned Businesses. Our CEO Maria Burns Ortiz was among six women speaking candidly on what it is to be a female entrepreneur at The White House’s United State of Women Summit, covered by the Ellevate Network.

JUNE 6, 2016 
6 Ways to Make a New Business Connection Last. Maria Burns Ortiz is among those who offer up the best ways to build business connections in this Huffington Business post.

JUNE 2016 
Bold Favor Magazine June 2016. (Located on Page 36-39) Bold Favor Magazine profiles and interviews 7 Generation Games CEO Maria Burns Ortiz along with her husband, Evrybit founder Eric Ortiz.

MARCH 30, 2016 
Life Lessons: What kids can learn from Ronda Rousey’s mother. WFMZ 69 News did an interview with Dr. AnnMaria De Mars on 7 Generation Games.

JANUARY 22, 2016
SBIR Women Developers Got Game. U.S. Department of Education sharing the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) blog spotlighting co-founder Maria Burns Ortiz and women game developers at Ed Games Expo 2015.

JANUARY 22, 2016
SBIR Women Developers Got Game. Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) spotlighting women game developers at Ed Games Expo 2015 including co-founder Maria Burns Ortiz.

JANUARY 15, 2016 
Why no one is learning from learning games and what to do about it. A guest post by Dr. AnnMaria de Mars on Mammoth Infographics.

DECEMBER 22, 2015 
The Bottom Line: Ed-Tech Series: Maria Ortiz, 7 Generation Games. Radio interview with KCPW.

DECEMBER 14, 2015
Why the Government is All About Fun, Games and Funding Games. edSurge covering Ed Games Expo 2015

DECEMBER 2, 2015
7 Generation Games: Gaming That Makes You Smarter. Beehive Startups interviews co-founder Maria Burns Ortiz.

NOVEMBER 23, 2015 
Pro Files: Dr. AnnMaria De Mars – A Beautiful Mind. A Medium profile by Matteo Urella.

NOVEMBER 20, 2015 
Eye on Education: Educational Gaming from KXNews.

NOVEMBER 14, 2015 
Ronda Rousey’s mother discusses video game company, daughter’s interest in gaming. CBS reporter Amber Lee interviews CEO Dr. AnnMaria De Mars.

NOVEMBER 8, 2015 
Ronda Rousey’s mother much more than just a UFC star’s mom from USA Today.

NOVEMBER 4, 2015 
8 Startups Ready to Join the Salt Lake City Edtech Hub from edSurge.

OCTOBER 8, 2015 
AnnMaria De Mars – The Judo-Loving Educational Guru from American Latino.

SEPTEMBER 9, 2015 
SKC student’s latest detour takes her across America, and puts her on TV from “The Missoulian.” RoadTrip Nation stopped by the 7 Generation Games office and came away inspired.

AUGUST 31, 2015
Primary Grades: Promoting Math Literacy and Cultural Learning from ED-FACTS: A Bi-Monthly Publication of NIFA’s Division of Community and Education.

MARCH 10, 2015
URL Radio Interview with Dr. AnnMaria De Mars from U Rock Lately Radio with hosts Stacy and Nicole.

FEBRUARY 26, 2015
Cutting Edge Math Games Are Being Developed In North Dakota from JBG News.

FEBRUARY 18, 2015
Math Video Games Being Tested in Reservation Classrooms from Indian Country Today.

JANUARY 24, 2015
Math video games being piloted in reservation classrooms from Native American Times.

NOVEMBER 21, 2014
Math Riddles for Dr. AnnMaria at LAX from TMZ.

JUNE 18, 2014
2014 LIT College Tour Silicon Valley Interview Series. Interview of CEO Maria Burns Ortiz on entrepreneurship and diversity.

JUNE 17, 2014
Today’s Leading Women: AnnMaria De Mars of 7 Generation Games Interview of CEO on entrepreneurship and excellence.

MARCH 21, 2014
The 100 Speakers Who Should Be Seen More at Tech Conferences” Bizzabo Blog. CEO Dr. AnnMaria De Mars was named to list of “top tech individuals [the tech community, followers and supporters] would most like to see speaking at upcoming conferences.”

MARCH 10, 2014
Sioux City students get life advice from a world champion athlete.” News report, KTIV. CEO Dr. AnnMaria De Mars discussed what it takes to be successful in sports, business and life with a group of 100 Iowa middle school students.

MARCH 3, 2014
Generational blindness: Is sexism in tech forever?” CEO Dr. AnnMaria De Mars weighs in on sexism in the tech industry in this GeekWire column by Frank Catalano.

AUG 29, 2013
Cloud-based tools for small business” Interview with CEO Dr. AnnMaria De Mars on the Business Technology podcast.

AUG. 17, 2013
Former JC professor bases educational games on N.D. tribes.” Newspaper feature, Fargo (N.D.) Forum. Also ran in in the Grand Forks Herald and the Jamestown Sun newspapers.

JULY 8, 2013
The secret to success is to just keep doing it. ” Real Talk/ Real Women podcast interview with CEO Dr. AnnMaria De Mars on being a pioneer in sports and technology.

JUNE 25, 2013
40 Women to Watch Over 40.” Our CEO Dr. AnnMaria De Mars was named one of “40 Women Over 40: Women who are reinventing, disrupting and making an impact.” The list was reported by Forbes.

MAY 30, 2013
Spirit Lake members develop new game to teach native history, academics.” TV news feature, WDAZ.

MAY 21, 2013
Powermeter 2012-2013: Maria Burns Ortiz.” Our CMO was named one of the 100 Most Influential People for Latinos in Massachusetts by El Planeta newspaper.