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Knewton

A New York City-based educational technology and artificial intelligence company founded in 2008 by Jose Ferreira.

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Knewton

Knewton is aA New York CityNew York City-based educationeducational technology technology and artificial intelligenceartificial intelligence company founded in 2008 by Jose FerreiraJose Ferreira.

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Knewton's estimated annual revenue is $12 million.

Knewton is an educational technology and e-learning company that has developed technology which personalizes the learning experience for each student that uses it. It was acquired by John Wiley and Sons in May 2019.Newton's platform can be used independently and the company has partnered with publishers and education companies to integrate its technology into other software and platforms.Knewton's estimated annual revenue is $12 million.

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Knewton's software is called 'alta' and utilizes artificial intelligence and machine learning to function. The platform contains text-based and video instruction, interactive learning content, assignments and review materials. The machine learning technology integrated into the platform detects knowledge gaps for each individual student and gears following lessons towards filling in those gaps. Topics that are covered on the platform include biology, chemistry, economics, mathematics, and statistics. The platform is available for both mobile and desk top or laptop use.

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Wiley to Acquire Knewton's Assets, Marking an End to an Expensive Startup Journey

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May 6, 2019

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440 Park Avenue South, Manhattan
Number of Employees (ranges)
100 – 249
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October 23, 2020

Knewton's alta wins Best Mathematics Instructional Solution for Grades 9-12 & Higher Education award from SIIA CODiE.

May 2019

Knewton is acquired by John Wiley & Sons for an undisclosed amount.

2008

Knewton is founded.
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Knewton

Knewton is a New York City-based education technology and artificial intelligence company founded in 2008 by Jose Ferreira.

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Knewton's estimated annual revenue is $12 million.

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Total funding amount (USD)
110,000,000
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152,300,000
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59,000,000
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2008
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