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Mystery Science

A company developing a virtual science expert as aid to STEM elementary teachers

Mystery Science is a company developing a virtual science expert as aid to STEM elementary teachers that is headquartered in San Francisco, California and was founded in 2013 by Doug Peltz and Keith Schacht.

Funding
Y Combinator

Mystery Science is a company that participated in the YC S17 cohort of Y Combinator and raised an estimated $2,800,000.

Seed

On April 28, 2014 Mystery Science completed their seed funding round with $800,000 in funding from NewSchools Venture Fund, Learn Capital, and 500 Startups. On June 28, 2017 Mystery Science expanded their seed funding with $2 million in funding from Y Combinator, Reach Capital, Learn Capital, 500 Startups, Lucy Zhang, Louis Beryl, and Ben Davenport.

Timeline

June 28, 2017
Mystery Science raises a $2,000,000 seed round from 500 Startups, Ben Davenport, Learn Capital, Louis Beryl, Lucy Zhang, Reach Capital and Y Combinator.
April 28, 2014
Mystery Science raises a $800,000 seed round from 500 Startups, Learn Capital and NewSchools Venture Fund.
2013
Mystery Science was founded by Doug Peltz and Keith Schacht.

Funding rounds

People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Anand Chhatpar

Employee

Anna Wang

Employee

Blake Scholl

Investor

Boris Jabes

Investor

Buddy Arnheim

Investor

Dakin Sloss

Investor

Daniel Mrdjenovich

Employee

Dave McClure

Investor

David J. Phillips

Investor

Doug Peltz

Founder

Eric Antonow

Advisor

Eric Berson

Employee

Geoff Donaker

Investor

Guy Barnett

Investor

Jennifer Carolan

Investor

John Danner

Investor

Jonathan Wolter

Investor

Josh Jaffe

Investor

Kathryn Williams

Employee

Keith Schacht

Founder

Lon Chow

Investor

Louis Beryl

Investor

Lucy Zhang

Investor

Luke Shepard

Investor

Michelle Tang

Employee

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Companies

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News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Shawn Knight
April 8, 2021
TechSpot
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (MST3K) is staging a comeback. Again.
Jackie Dove
November 24, 2020
Digital Trends
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Natasha Mascarenhas
November 2, 2020
TechCrunch
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to force teachers, students and parents to adopt new technologies, edtech's total addressable market has massively grown in the last several months. The shift has urged venture capitalists to pour money into the sector accordingly, ushering a number of startups into the unicorn club. But maturation doesn't just mean bigger [...]

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