Summer 2016 Batch
Founders: Julian Golder, Lei Xu
Emote is a K-12 app that helps schools catch student behavior problems before they start. With Emote, staff can proactively work together to anticipate and avert student crises and behavioral problems; and school leaders can assess non-academic initiatives, such as Social-Emotional Learning programs, and support accountability metrics, such as ESSA.
Company: Jumpcut Studios
Founders: Kong Pham, Peter Lu, Jesse Jhaj
Jumpcut creates online courses that look and feel like movies. The founders of Jumpcut come from the entertainment industry and saw a need for higher student engagement in online learning. For a monthly Jumpcut subscription, lifelong learners can access online courses such as “Growth Hacking Facebook,” “Anatomy of a Viral Video,” “The Art of Vlogging,” and more.
Company: OOHLALA Mobile
Founders: Danial Jameel, James Dang, Alice Dinu
OOHLALA is building the mobile OS for higher education to improve student engagement and communication on campus. With OOHLALA, administrators and professors can reach students effectively, provide access to campus services, and organize community events. OOHLALA serves over 150 institutions in 7 countries, of all types and sizes, including Harvard Law School, McGill University, Rutgers University, and more.
Company: Quero Education
Founder: Bernardo de Padua, Lucas Gomes, Thiago Brandão
Quero is an online marketplace for college programs in Brazil. Students can conduct their entire college application process with Quero. Students can find information about courses and schools where they want to study, compare options and get the best tuition price available, and enroll and save until graduation. Quero is currently available for over 700 partner colleges in Brazil, and plans to expand to Latin America soon.
Founders: Brendan Finch, Grenard Madrigal
RocketLit is an adaptive learning and assessment platform for science and social studies. We write articles at 7 different reading levels, serve them to every student in a classroom at their independent reading level, and fluidly adapt the level students receive as they improve. RocketLit’s platform will soon be expanding to include more grade levels.
Founders: Allie Diracles, Melissa Halfon, Leandra Tejedor