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Tynker  Acquired by Byju’s (2021  amount undisclosed )

480 San Antonio Road #100
Mountain View, CA 94040
USA
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Management

CEO: Krishna Vedati (5/31/2012)
Technology: Kelvin Chong (5/31/2012) ; Srinivas Mandyam (6/30/2012)
Sales/Marketing: Teri Llach ; Venkat Varada
Former Employees: Michael Coleman
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Company

Business description: Tynker is the world’s leading K-12 creative coding platform, enabling students of all ages to develop the coding skills to design and power animations, games, music, robots and drones, smart devices, virtual worlds like Minecraft, and more. The company’s award-winning platform helps kids engage at home, school, and on the go, while developing critical thinking, problem-solving, and programming skills to help them be successful today and tomorrow. Tynker’s highly successful coding curriculum has been used by one in three U.S. K-8 schools, 100,000 schools globally, and over 60 million kids across 150 countries. Tynker’s partners include some of the world’s most respected brands, including BBC Learning, Google, Microsoft, Mattel, NASA, and more. Tynker is accessible from any computer with an internet browser, as well as via the Tynker and Tynker Junior mobile apps, and offers both free and paid subscription options.
Capital

Rounds: 2
Recent Fundings: May 2016   Apr 2013
Capital raised: 10.4M
Last Round: 7.1M
Ownership: Acquired by Byju’s (2021  amount undisclosed )
VCs include: NEA Felicis Ventures XG Ventures NewSchools Venture Fund Cervin Ventures GSV Capital Relay Ventures;  New Ground Ventures;  Reach Capital
Angels/other VCs: Krishna Bharat (Google)

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Overview
Record updated: Sep 2021
Sector: Education
Year Founded: 2012
Headcount: 51-75 as of Sep 2021
Rounds: 2
Recent Fundings: May 2016   Apr 2013
Capital Raised: 10.4M
Last Round: 7.1M
Ownership: Acquired by Byju’s (2021  amount undisclosed )