Grockit

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  • Corporate name: Grockit Inc.
  • Founded: 12/2006
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Short Description:

Grockit is an online social learning game company. It currently offers GMAT and SAT test prep games. Grockit believes that people learn better through peer-to-peer situations instead of teacher-to-student, and they are building their companies’ products around this idea. Grockit is a play on the word ‘grok’ which means to understand something so well it becomes part of you. Their main competitors include online courses offered by The Princeton Review and Kaplan.

Long Description:

Grockit is an online social learning game company. It currently offers GMAT and SAT test prep games. Grockit believes that people learn better through peer-to-peer situations instead of teacher-to-student, and they are building their companies’ products around this idea. Grockit is a play on the word ‘grok’ which means to understand something so well it becomes part of you. Their main competitors include online courses offered by The Princeton Review and Kaplan.

 
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  • State: California
  • Country: United States
  • City: San Francisco
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  • IT
    • Online Learning
 
Fundings
Funding Total: $27,000,000
Round Date Amount Pre Amount Post Amount
Seed 05/17/2010 $7,000,000
Investors: Atlas Venture Funding: Grockit Completes a $7 Million Round of Fundings
Series E 12/18/2012 $20,000,000
Investors: Atlas Venture , Benchmark Capital, Discovery Communications, Integral Capital Partners, Summit Partners Funding: Grockit Raises $20 M of Series E Funding
 
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