Meet our startups.

The​se​ companies​ ​​are tackling some of the toughest challenges faced across the entire ​​education ​landscape. Learn how each of them is revolutionizing education.

The 2014 Class
Branching Minds is an online tool to help identify, understand, and address students’ cognitive strengths and weaknesses while tracking and reporting data across grade levels, classes, and the home-school divide.

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ClassWallet is a digital wallet and e-commerce platform letting donors easily give and track donations to K12 classes and also giving teachers decision-making power over budgets and purchases for their classrooms.

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Cognotion teaches students language and career skills through story-telling, using online video narratives, gamification features, live simulation, and social media tools.

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CreatorBox helps children ages 7–12 years old develop their creativity and practical science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills through a monthly series of engaging building projects.

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Edvisor.io aims to increase access to global educational opportunities by seamlessly connecting schools and educational travel agencies via a worldwide distribution system with integrated web tools.

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Grockit is an online tool using adaptive learning, peer-to-peer learning, and game-like motivational features to help students prepare for standardized exams; originally founded in 2007, Grockit was acquired by Kaplan in July 2013.

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Lea(R)n runs cost-effective pre-clinical and clinical trials to validate emerging education technologies’ impact on learning outcomes.

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reKode teaches computer coding skills to children and young adults—including those with learning challenges and disabilities—in a face-to-face environment, emphasizing peer-to-peer learning, positive development and creativity.

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RobotsLAB creates robots as in-classroom teaching aids that help K12 educators bring to life abstract math and science concepts in fun, engaging ways.

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SmartOn teaches “new economy skills” in areas such as coding, data science, social media, and design.

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Story To College offers online and in-person courses that leverage the neuroscience of storytelling to help students write impactful, effective admissions essays.

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TuvaLabs teaches data literacy skills by engaging students through the exploration and use of real data related to students’ own favorite topics and interests.

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Class of 2013
Degreed “jailbreaks the degree” by helping students and professionals fully track all their academic, professional, and lifelong learning accomplishments.

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Flinja is a platform for students to build skills and gain relevant work experience by completing projects for startups and big companies alike, and for employers to test out this qualified talent.

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Mathify is reinventing the digital textbook by transforming traditional math problems into highly interactive activities and games.

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MentorMob creates communities of informal learners that save students time by helping them map out the best online learning resources for the skills and knowledge they wish to master.

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Modern Guild provides online career guidance and mentoring for students, so that they can jumpstart their career readiness, beginning in high school and through college.

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Newsela provides an innovative way for students, at different grade and skill levels, to build reading comprehension with nonfiction that’s always relevant: daily news.

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PanOpen provides colleges and universities with the tools and services required to successfully adopt open educational resources (OERs).

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Ranku is a discovery engine for 100% online degrees offered by traditional universities.

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Uvize is a service to help military veterans succeed at college academics.

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Verificient Technologies provides continuous identity verification solutions at scale for online test takers.

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