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CEO: Sunwoo Hwang (4/30/2014)
President/COO/Operations: Augustine Bui (8/31/2014)
Finance: Peter C Coleman
Business Development: Heath Alexander

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Jon Soberg (Expansive Ventures)

Business description: Sixup is an online student finance and support platform that invests in high-achieving and low-income students in pursuit of their higher education and careers. It invests in students with a suite of wrap-around funds and services designed to upgrade students to schools with better outcomes and supports them through graduation and job creation. The company is partnered with charter schools and college success organizations that identifies and recommends high-potential students. It expands options to help students upgrade to colleges with outcomes such as graduation rates, social capitals, and job placements. It also offers annual funding options, both loans and grants for students throughout the college lifecycle and reevaluates students each year based on their performances. The company works closely with a wide range of organizations such as TRiO, UPWARD BOUND, KIPP, CRISTO REY, and genesys works. The investors of the company are rethinkeducation, ACCELERATOR VENTURES, WTI, and LearnCapital.

Rounds: 2
Recent Fundings: Feb 2016   Apr 2015
Capital raised: 6.0M
Last Round: 5.0M
Ownership: Private  
VCs include: Accelerator Ventures LearnCapitalRethink Education ;  Lykes Family Office

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Record updated: Dec 2017
Sector: Internet
Year Founded: 2015
Headcount: 11-25
Rounds: 2
Recent Fundings: Feb 2016   Apr 2015
Capital Raised: 6.0M
Last Round: 5.0M
Ownership: Private