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NewSchools Venture Fund

An entrepreneurship program and venture capital firm in California that focuses on entrepreneurial ventures serving high-need students within public education.

NewSchools Venture is an entrepreneurship program and venture capital firm in California that focuses on entrepreneurial ventures serving high-need students within public education. Founded 1998 in Oakland, California, United States by John Doerr, Kim Smith and Brook Byers, it invests in debt, early stage ventures, grants, late stage ventures, private equity, seed, series A, series B, and series C rounds. Its portfolio companies include EdCast, codeSpark,Move This World and Mursion. As of February 2020, NewSchools Venture Fund has made 66 investments. Their most recent investment was on May 16, 2019, when Move This World raised $150K. NewSchools Venture Fund has had 14 exits, the most notable of which include LearnZillion, EdSurge, and Grockit. NewSchools Venture Fund has raised two funds, their latest being NewSchools Seed Fund. This fund was announced on February 19, 2014 and raised a total of $12M.

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OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- How can ed tech tools help students acquire a strong academic foundation and other mindsets, skills and habits...

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