Sector

    Applications

    Investment Stage

    Seed, Series A, Series A-1

    Year Founded

    2012

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    Tynker

    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, 90,000 schools globally, and over 60 million kids across 150 countries. Tynker’s partners include some of the world’s most respected brands, including Apple, BBC Learning, Google, Microsoft, Mattel, PBS, Lego, 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.

    This is our third startup together in the last 20 years. Tynker has been uniquely satisfying to us because we've had the honor of introducing millions of kids to Computer Science through coding games. We continue to be inspired and amazed by their coding creations every day!

    Kelvin Chong, Krishna Vedati, Srinivas Mandyam