Reach Capital Launches Second Edtech Venture Capital Fund

Reach Capital, a Palo Alto, CA-based edtech venture capital firm, has launched its second fund.

Per an SEC filing, Reach II has a final target of $45M. No funds have been raised, yet.

The investment team includes:
– Shauntel Poulson, General Partner
– Jennifer Carolan, General Partner
– Esteban Sosnik, General Partner
– Wayee Chu, General Partner
– Jennifer Wu, Venture Partner
– Jim Lobdell, Venture Partner, and
– Chian Gong, Senior Associate.

Reach supports entrepreneurs developing technology solutions for challenges in early childhood, K-12 and higher education. The firm invests in early-stage tech tools, applications, content, and services to improve education opportunities for all children.
The firm also works as a sector catalyst, inspiring and enabling other investors to provide capital to edtech companies.

The portfolio includes Abl, AdmitHub, BetterLesson, BookNook, ClassDojo, EdSurge, Epic!, eSpark, FreshGrade, Gradescope, Holberton School, Kaymbu, KickUp, Lab4U, Lightneer, Mathpix, Mrs. Wordsmith, Nearpod, Newsela, PeopleGrove, Piper, Replit, SchoolMint, Schoolzilla, TeachFX, Tinkergarten, Tynker, Volley, WriteLab, and Zeal.



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