Mindstone, a London, UK-based compound learning platform, secured $2.2M in seed funding.
The round was led by Moonfire Ventures. The Fund, Zanichelli Venture & Nex.D, with participation from a series of angels including former co-founders at SuperAwesome.
The company intends to use the funds to continue to develop the platform.
Led by Joshua Wöhle his co-founders Patrick Cootes, Florian Zysset, Melody Lang and Stefan Keranov, Mindstone focuses on compound learning, a concept increasing the connections between new and existing knowledge to help people learn faster and remember more. It does it by providing a learning platform that develops people’s interests, skills, and careers through streamlining and improving the learning process.
The system lets users organize, share and take notes on web pages, PDFs and academic papers so they can learn faster, remember better and get more done. It draws together highlights and automatically generated flashcards, accelerating the learning process, making use of spaced repetition, fast feedback loops and more.
Mindstone is currently being used by students and professionals wanting to accelerate their own learning, as well as institutions as diverse as Techstars to build courses on scaling early stage companies and Queen’s College London to facilitate group work during distance learning.