OpenGenius launch new child-friendly Mind Mapping app for iPad, iMindMap Kids

We’re so excited to announce that our highly anticipated Mind Mapping app for children, iMindMap Kids, is out now! Available now on the iPad App Store, iMindMap Kids is a fun and unique Mind Mapping tool, aimed specifically towards children in early school education.

iMindMap Kids welcomes children into the creative world of Mind Mapping, with a child-friendly and colourful design. Features within the app include branch art, draw tool, fun sound effects, snapshot camera, image gallery and a free-hand wiggle branch.

Here’s what CEO of OpenGenius, Chris Griffiths, had to say about the launch of iMindMap Kids: ‘Children are naturally creative, and this app allows them to use this creativity to support their learning and development. We’ve worked hard to make iMindMap Kids a fun place for kids to spend time exploring their own ideas, in school or at home. Children have no limitations to their creativity, something that we adults lose overtime. Give them the right tools and let’s see what they can teach us. I can’t wait to see the awesome Mind Maps that they create with the app!’

Mind Mapping has been proven to develop literacy, creativity and problem-solving skills in children. Stemming from our original tool, iMindMap, iMindMap Kids introduces children of the digital age to Mind Mapping in an easily accessible, fun and engaging app.

iMindMap Kids has already been tried and tested on Key Stage 2 children in a primary school, and the response was awesome from both teachers and students. Hannah Abbott, a year 6 teacher said: ‘My class love to use iMindMap Kids. Mind Mapping is a fantastic way for the children to organise their own thoughts and ideas independently.’

So, what’re you waiting for?

Introduce your child to the wonderful world of Mind Mapping today. Click below to download the iMindMap Kids iPad app now for just £1.99. 


OpenGenius team members run Cardiff Half Marathon for charity

They’ve done it! Yesterday, on Sunday 1st October, OpenGenius team members from the Tec Marina running club completed the Cardiff Half Marathon. The running club is made up various members from companies at the Tec Marina office space, including OpenGenius.

The Cardiff Half Marathon, first held in 2003, smashed its own records this year with a total of 25,000 runners taking part in the annual event.

All 12 runners completed the 13.1 mile course around the city, with the fastest member of the team finishing in a fantastic 1 hour and 46 minutes.

The Tec Marina team’s chosen charity for the the event was Tŷ Hafan, one of the leading UK children’s palliative care charities based throughout Wales, and raised an impressive £2,000 in result of their fundraising efforts.

We’d like to say a huge well done to our fantastic colleagues who took part, a superb job done by all. We already can’t wait for next year’s event.