Prenda a Mesa, Arizona- based startup that has built a platform to enable one permutation of delivering education — by way of tuition-free micro-schools of 10 students or fewer — has announced $20 million in funding to expand its business and its vision.
The round was led by Seven Seven Six (776), Alexis Ohanian’s firm, with strong participation from edtech-focused VC Learn Capital, Modern Venture Partners, Peak State Ventures, and inside angels also participating.
Company: Prenda, Inc.
Funding Month: June 2022
Lead Investors: Seven Six (776), Alexis Ohanian’s firm
Additional Investors: edtech-focused VC Learn Capital, Modern Venture Partners, Peak State Ventures
Company Website: https://www.prenda.com/
Software Category: Edtech
About the Company: Prenda is a tuition-free learning experience that empowers community members, called Guides, to lead world-class learning pods for K-8 students. We offer support and tools, funds, and training to these guides who run micro-schools, typically from their own homes or local community centers. Certified teaching professionals from Prenda monitor student progress and help guides respond to student educational needs appropriately. We believe that every human is a natural-born learner, explorer, wonderer, and scientist, and with the right environment, children will flourish.