Fall 2014 Cohort
Founders: Steph Shyu & Lydia Fayal
AdmitSee is a peer-to-peer college admissions resource: the first searchable database of successful college and graduate school application materials and advice.
Founders: Molly Levitt & Ben Rabidou
BrightLoop helps teachers track, communicate and act on student needs in real-time. Teachers track and share student observations via their mobile phones or tablets.
Founders: Andrew Ng, Francis Hinson & Sabar Dasgupta
Chesscademy is an adaptive learning tool for improving chess play. By analyzing how users interact with educational content on the site, Chesscademy creates a personalized curriculum tailored to their individual learning paths.
Founders: Kate Whiting, Kaitlyn Trabucco & Ron Peled
Educents is the first and only marketplace for parents and educators. The marketplace makes education purchasing more efficient by connecting publishers and sellers directly with teachers, parents, and educators.
Founders: Vikram Somasundaram, Garros Li, Dev Chakraborty & Qiming Weng
Edusight is an intuitive gradebook with built-in student learning portfolios, making it easy for teachers to capture assessment data. Edusight’s student portfolios help teachers review all this data in one place, and easily share with students and parents.
Founders: Chirag Patel & Sunil Patel
Eduvee enables 1-to-1 learning to happen at scale with an innovative machine learning approach, which allows it to adapt content to each student.
Founders: Craig Jones & Kevin McFarland
Formative is a real-time formative assessment platform and classroom response system. All student responses are sent into a standards-based gradebook in real-time for instant data-driven analytics and feedback.
Founders: Brian Liou & Tristan Tao
Leada provides online courses with instructor support to prepare students for jobs in data science & analytics. Students build a portfolio of functional data products in each course.
Founders: Sam Woodard & Kostub Deshmukh
MathChat is a mobile collaboration platform for math, enabling students to get instant math help. Students and their friends can take a photo of any math problem and collaborate in real time through drawing, typing math and messaging.
Company: Mission 100%
Founders: Janice Smith
Mission 100% is an online video library of short, targeted observation clips from real K-12 classrooms across the country, used for teacher development and training. Schools can create their own libraries and organize content to support teacher development.
Company: Mosa Mack Science
Founders: Lissa Johnson & Thomas Nickles
Mosa Mack Science provides a cost-effective, engaging, inquiry-based science curriculum built around short animated science mysteries with a fun and diverse cast of characters. Each episode's curriculum includes hands-on activities and engineering challenges.
Founders: Ami Shah & Angie Chan
Peekapak bridges the gap between learning in class and learning at home with K-3 curricula aligned to the Common Core. All lesson plans include both an original storybook covering important social and emotional learning topics and related activities.
Founders: Ben Cohen & Ian McDowell
Picolab is a meeting and collaboration platform for teams, tying together Google Docs, Drive and Calendar, and automating the best practices for productive meetings. Picolab is the system of record for teams currently collaborating with Google Apps.
Founders: Dave Ciulla
ReadWorks gives teachers the research-based instructional materials they need to improve students’ reading comprehension. ReadWorks offers a variety of standards-aligned curriculum and an expanding library of high-quality texts.
Founders: Bill Karamouzis & Rhys Jones
TeachMe makes educational games and apps powered by over 1,200 different ways to practice math. Created by the founders of AddictingGames, TeachMe games and apps are designed to capture and hold students' attention.
Founders: Mike Chen & Jackey Wang
Tickle offers programming education re-imagined for the world of connected devices and the future of Internet of Things. With a visual, block-based user interface, anyone can learn to code to pilot an air drone, navigate a robot, and program their smart home.
Founders: Elliott Hauser, Brian Marks & Ben Wheeler
Trinket lets anyone code in their browser. Teachers love the instant setup and students love using real code to make games, apps, and data visualizations. Trinket programs can be easily shared on websites, blogs, and in online curriculum, just like a YouTube video.