Nearpod, a San Francisco, CA-based edtech platform that allows K-12 teachers to find, create and distribute digital learning experiences, raised $9.2m in Series A funding.
The round was led by Reach Capital, with participation from Storm Ventures, Rothenberg Ventures, Marc Benioff, Deborah Quazzo (of GSV Advisors), AGP Miami, Arsenal Venture Partners, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Krillion Ventures, co-founder and Chairman of Intuit Scott Cook and his wife, Signe Ostby and Stanford’s StartX fund.
The company will use the funds to grow its team and product pipeline.
Founded by former Stanford fellow Guido Kovalskys, former Accenture executive Felipe Sommer and Emiliano Abramzon. Nearpod is a web and app-based edtech platform featuring real-time assessment, virtual reality and other interactive pedagogical techniques that give teachers efficient tools to leverage technology in the classroom.
The platform is currently used by more than 3.5 million students across 10,000 schools monthly.