Learn Capital is a US education venture capital firm that invests in education technology startups.
Learn Capital says it 'transforming the way the world learns'. Its website reads:
'We’re in the middle of one of the great revolutions in the history of education. New technologies are not only intensifying classroom learning, but creating a world in which any Internet-enabled device can become a classroom on demand.
As of August 2015:
- Bridge International Academies
- Edmodo, a 'social network for students, teachers and educators'
- Udemy, a marketplace for online learning.
- Class Dojo, a behavior-tracking app that lets teachers award points or subtract them based on a student’s conduct
- Learn Zillion, provides digital lesson plans for teachers based on state (common core) standards
- Creative Live, an online learning platform that broadcasts live classes
- Brainly, operates a ‘social learning network’ for students to help each other with schoolwork
- AltSchool, a network of 'micro-schools' based around learning using technology.
- Coursera, a for-profit edtech company offering online courses (MOOCs)
- General Assembly, a New York City 'startup campus' featuring courses relevant to internet startups
- AdvancePath Academies, online schooling
Lobbying for 'Education Reform'
- Pearson, largest limited partner
- Tom Vander Ark, partner
- Rob Hutter, managing partner
- Greg Mauro, managing partner
- Michael Staton, partner
- Jennifer Lee, principle
- Luis Pinto, Global Operations Partner
- website: http://learncapital.com
- twitter: @LearnCap
- address: 20 East 3rd Ave, San Mateo, California, USA
- Learn Capital website, accessed August 2015]