ClassDojo Raises Funds To Imporve Its Application’s Functionality

In a series B venture funding round led by General catalysts, ClassDojo managed to raise $21 million. Other new investors who contributed include Reach Capital, GSV, and SignalFire. The ClassDojo app enables parents to consistently communicate with students about their activities and behavioral development while at school

This app superbly creates a positive culture with classrooms and schools. With it, parents will be able to monitor their children’s activities. This eliminates the one-time shocking information that parents receive about their children the few number of times that they visit the schools.

The founders of ClassDojo, Liam Don and Sam Chaudhry, explained that they closed the funds gathered in the series B venture would be used to grow the team. Some of it will also be put into trying to find out the improvements that should be made so as to make the app more useful to parents. This is because, according to Chaudhry, the main idea is to help parents help their kids learn and develop at school.

ClassDojo is already useful to teachers. It helps them schedule events of some of the activities that involve parents from day to day. Parents can also be informed of their children’s participation in activities, or latest work, through photos and videos.

About ClassDojo

ClassDojo is a company that serves to create incredible classrooms by connecting parents, teachers, and students. The company does this using a mobile application, labeled ClassDojo. It was founded in 2011, after its founders saw a niche in the sector. The company is based in San Francisco. With the application, students and teachers are able to share their day’s activities with the parents, through videos, photos, and messages. 90% of K-8 schools currently use this application.

The company has been considered as one of the fastest growing in the education technology sector. ClassDojo has held three rounds of funding ventures. It has managed to raise $31.1 million in total through the 21 investors it has worked with. With this funding, the company is looking to improve its manpower. The team consists of designers, educators, and engineers from diverse places.

Learn more about ClassDojo:

http://www.inc.com/salvador-rodriguez/classdojo-monetization-slack-classrooms.html

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