Newsela Stock

newsela.comEducation / Other EducationFounded: 2013Funding to Date: $188.97MM

Newsela is an education technology company that aims to provide engaging, relevant instructional content for teachers that both educates and inspires. Using product solutions including Common Assessment, Formative Assessment, and Differentiated Instruction, the company focuses on skill-building with a mission to provide academic rigor that is accessible to a range of audiences. Newsela was founded by Dan Cogan-Drew and Matthew Gross in 2013 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Management Team

Dan Cogan-Drew
Co-Founder & Chief Academic Officer
Derrick Ware
Chief Technology Officer
Adriel Sanchez
Chief Marketing Officer
Matthew Gross
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Eric Bacolas
Chief People Officer

Board Members

Brook Byers Ph.D
Kleiner Perkins
Woody Marshall
Tory Patterson
Owl Ventures

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News Highlights

Newsela breaks into interactive educational video with first acquisition – TechCrunch

YouTube is the third-most-used website within schools, according to Matthew Gross, CEO and co-founder of Newsela. “That is incredible, considering how difficult it is to find videos, how unfiltered it is and how inaccessible it is for many students who have different learning abilities and learning…

Newsela Raises $100M in Series D Funding | FinSMEs

Newsela, a NYC-based textbook replacement SaaS for K-12, raised $100m in Series D funding

Newsela, the replacement for textbooks, raises $100M and becomes a unicorn – TechCrunch

Newsela, a SaaS platform for K-12 instructional material backed by the likes of TCV, Kleiner Perkins, Reach Capital and Owl Ventures, announced today that it has raised $100 million in a Series D round. The financing was led by new investor Franklin Templeton, and brings Newsela’s valuation to $1 b…
Updated on: Jun 24, 2024


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