PI-TOP is a company that participated in the Emerge Venture Lab 01/01/15 cohort and raised an estimated $20,401,635.
The company sells lesson plans and hardware that teachers can use with their students to build their own laptops. The PI-TOP's stated mission is to change the face of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) in schools as well as the state of education itself.
PI-TOP offers a variety of products, all of which involve building some sort of computational device. Examples of their products include pi-top , a new modular laptop, pi-topCEED, a modular desktop, and pi-top , a portable computer that can be attached to drones, humanoid robots, weather balloons, and more.
The company also has accessories such as speakers, video players, and a prototyping board. Additional products include a downloadable application programming interface, a coding product that teaches students how to code as well as another coding product which is meant for children who are starting to learn how to code.
Dr. William Rankin
Director of Learning and Research
Chief Education and Product Officer
Learning Experience Designer
Co-Founder and CTO
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