Tareasplus, a San Francisco, CA-based startup that provides video lessons to students throughout Latin America, has raised $1.8m in seed funding.
The provider of the capital is Dallas-based Academic Partnerships, which partners with universities to deliver students full degree programs online.
The company intends to use the funding to expand its platform and and R&D activities.
Founded by CEO Hernan Jaramillo and Roberto Cuartas, Tareasplus provides K-12 and early college students with complete lessons in general math, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, physics, chemistry, calculus, differential equations, statistics, etc. It has a library of more than 1,100 free Spanish-speaking videos, which are designed to engage students with concise and comprehensive lessons answering questions in calculus (a subject covered across 300 videos), as well as topics such as Multiplying Fractions, Scientific Notation and Parabolic Motion.
Tareasplus reaches an audience all over Mexico, Colombia, Chile, Spain, Argentina and the rest of Latin America. It has offices in Medellin, Columbia.