NewSchools Venture Fund

NewSchools Venture Fund

NewSchools Venture Fund

Overview
Date Founded

1998

Headquarters

1616 Franklin Street,Second Floor,Oakland, CA 94612

Charitable Causes

Education Research & Support
Student Services

Industries

Private Equity & Venture Capital
Investment Services & Portfolio Management

Company Description

NewSchools Venture Fund provides funds to other non-profit organization that improves public education. It provides education through powerful ideas and passionate entrepreneurs so that all children especially those in underserved communities have the opportunity to succeed. It supports education entrepreneurs, a special breed of innovators who create new nonprofit and for-profit organizations that redefine the sense of what is possible in public education. The company was founded by Brook H. Byers, Kim Smith and Louis John Doerr in and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer

Managing Partner

Senior Managing Partner

Managing Partner

Managing Partner

Chief Financial Officer

Partner

Director

Director

Board of Directors

Founder at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC

Partner, Investment Team at Bessemer Venture Partners

Co-Founder at Phelps Prescott Group LLC

Co-Founder at Empower Schools

Director at Stand for Children, Inc.

Founder at Pahara Institute

Chief Executive Officer at NewSchools Venture Fund

Chairman & Founder at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC

Chief Financial Officer at Playworks

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Recent Transactions
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Catamount Ventures Management LLC, MasteryConnect, Inc. purchase Socrative, Inc. from True Ventures LLC

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McGraw-Hill Education, Inc., Apollo Global Management, Inc. purchase Engrade, Inc. from NewSchools Venture Fund, Kapor Capital, Javelin Venture Partners Management LLC, Rethink Education Management LLC, Samsung Venture Investment Corp.

Advisors & Consultants
Consultant

The Organization's mission is to teach teachers to develop in all students the academic skills and strengths of character needed to succeed in college and life.

Technology Consultant

Wireless Generation develops software tools, systems and services for teachers. It offers technology that analyzes student data and provides curriculum customized to individual learning needs. The company also builds large-scale data systems, such as New York City's ARIS, that centralize student data and give educators and parents visibility into learning

Consultant
Advisor

Chief People Officer at Aspire Public Schools

Clients

New Leaders, Inc. operates as non-profit organization. It recruits and trains school leaders for the improvement of education for poor and minority students. Its programs include leading instruction, emerging leaders, aspiring principals, principal institute, transforming teams, and principal supervisors. The company was founded by Mike Johnston, Jonathan Schnur, and Edwin C. Cohen in 2000 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2016
Market Capitalization
Total Enterprise Value
Earnings Per Share
Revenue
$94.9M
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
$100K - $250K
2015
$50K - $100K
2014
Non-Profit Donations & Grants Received
Investments
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Motion Math, Inc. provides mobile-based educational learning game solutions. Its product enables learners to perceive and estimate various representations for fractions, place value, mental arithmetic, multiplication, the number line, and estimation regardless of their previous experience in school or socioeconomic background. The company was founded by Gabriel Adauto and Jacob Klein in 2010 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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Acelero Learning, Inc. provides childhood education services for young children by working with local affiliates to enhance the delivery of head start programs. It administers head start, a school early education program that that promotes school readiness by enhancing social and cognitive development through the provision of educational, health, nutritional, social, and other services to enrolled children and families. The company was founded by Henry Wilde, Aaron Lieberman, Jonah Martin Edelman and Scott Miller in 2001 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Nepris, Inc. operates as a cloud-based technology platform, which connects teachers with experts and working professionals for online live interactions with students. It offers teachers the ability to see archived sessions for free, to sign-up for a license to request sessions of their own, or to participate in industry offered sessions at Nepris.com. The company was founded by Sabari Raja and Binu Thayamkery in 2013 and is headquartered in Plano, TX.

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