Founders: Jason Lange & Eric Dunn
BloomBoard is a differentiated instruction platform for teacher professional development. It provides districts/states with free observation and goal-setting tools to implement teacher effectiveness mandates and then offers individualized recommendations from an open marketplace of professional development providers/content.
Founders: Samujjal Purkayastha
Cellabus is a mobile device management platform that helps schools manage large numbers of different types of devices in diverse settings. It also assists teachers with managing student-device interaction in the classroom in real-time.
Founders: Qian Wang & Sarah Chou
With Chalk, teachers & administrators can distribute documents electronically, fill out forms automatically, and request information and e-signatures. Chalk's instant updates on critical documents save educators time and create a stress-free experience for school forms.
Founders: Ben Glazer
Eduvant brings school data into the 21st century with an integrated, open development platform and a suite of tools that empower decision-makers with real-time analytics. The platform’s open API enables developers to build integrated data solutions for schools.
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.
Founders: Jeremy Rogoff, Vicky Kinzig & Eric Krupski
KickUp is an analytics tool that helps instructional teams support their teachers and report to stakeholders. Districts access actionable dashboards showing teachers' progress and needs related to strategic goals.
Founders: Frank Chien, Joe Woo & Anthony Wu
LearnSprout helps school administrators and teachers identify attendance trends, track college readiness and spot at-risk students with a simple 5-minute setup.
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.
Founders: Lauren Dachille, Jill Greenberg
Nimble’s mission is to help school districts find and hire the best educators for their classrooms. We provide a smart applicant tracking tool that seamlessly manages the hiring workflow, while leveraging data to identify the teachers who will perform best and stay longest.
Company: Panorama Education
Founders: Aaron Feuer & Xan Tanner
Panorama helps schools write and administer surveys on parental engagement, teaching and learning, bullying, and other important topics. Panorama's interactive analytics platform allows educators to explore the data and understand the feedback.
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: Jinal Jhaveri & Forum Desai
SchoolMint provides a cloud-based student enrollment and school choice platform to PreK-12 school systems, streamlining all aspects of student enrollment - student registration management, application, lottery, and school choice management, and digital forms & document uploads. Available online and on mobile devices, SchoolMint integrates with leading student information systems (SIS) and transforms the end-to-end enrollment experience for school staff and parents.
Founders: Bharath Madhusudan & Vinay Mahadik
Securly is the first cloud-based web filter that solves the issue of "over blocking" in schools by allowing educators to safely use 21st century instructional tools (Google, YouTube, Wikipedia). It is simple to set up and more cost effective than other enterprise solutions.
Founders: Tess Brustein & Mike Gerson
SmarterCookie makes it easy for schools, instructional coaches, and mentors to use video coaching to support teachers. Teachers record video of a lesson, upload it, share it with colleagues, and receive specific, actionable, and time-stamped feedback from coaches.
Company: Swing Education
Founders: Mike Teng, Asha Visweswaran & Osbert Feng
Swing Education is the on demand workforce for schools. We make it easy for schools to find high quality substitute teachers.
Founders: Jason DeRoner, Mike Gioia & Andrew Gioia
TeachBoost is a collaborative teacher development platform with an initial focus on teacher evaluation. Schools use TeachBoost to create a culture of growth and learning among teachers to focus professional development, and to save time and money.