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Acquired byKaplan
Date7/2013

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San Francisco, USA
500 Third Street
Suite 260
San Francisco, CA, 94107
USA

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Founder, President, chief product officer, and chairman
CEO
VP of Marketing
VP of Engineering
Board Member
Director of Customer Success
Member, Board of Directors

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Grockit

Grockit is a pioneering online social learning company. Grockit has proven that people learn more, faster through combining social learning mechanics and multi-media learning content to help people teach and learn from others.

Learnist is Grockit’s broadest learning service, launched in May of 2012. At Learnist, expert members curate the web’s content to create simple explanations on virtually anything using open content and rich multimedia.

Grockit.com offers Test Prep services for GMAT, IIM CAT, LSAT, GRE, ACT, SAT and AP Calculus and AP History tests. Grockit has built a social learning test prep platform for license and direct-to-consumer products. Florida Virtual Schools, KIPP Schools, Georgetown University and other schools have deployed Grockit services.

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Grockit

Websitegrockit.com
Bloggrockit.com/blog/main
StageLive
Launch DateDecember, 2007
Tags learning

Grockit is in the beta stage of its online social learning game.

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Above: Grockit Game Play
Uploaded: 9/11/08

Learnist

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Websitelearni.st
Bloghttps://medium.com/@LearnistTweets
StageLive
Launch DateMay 24, 2012
Tags social-learning, online-learning, media-curation

Learnist lets anyone access a credible, thriving community of learners and experts via native smart phone apps or PC web browser.

Today, millions of curious people worldwide use Learnist monthly to learn from expertly curated web, print and video content covering tens-of-thousands of topics, ranging from niche areas of academics to broad interests such as food, health, sports and entertainment. Learnist user interests and passions drive easy, efficient discovery of new learning experiences—literally, putting expert knowledge at users’ fingertips.

For experts, Learnist is the easiest way to share their knowledge with millions and establish credibility with other passionate influencers. With just a few clicks, experts can assemble web pages, videos, e-book excerpts and more into annotated Learnist boards.

Learnist is available for iOS, Android and Web users.

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Above: Learnist for iPhone and iPod touch
Uploaded: 3/20/14
Grockit screenshot
Above: Learnist for the Web
Uploaded: 3/20/14

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Grockit

Sources

  1. Kaplan Acquires Grockit Platform And Test Prep Assets (finsmes.com) [edit]
  2. Grockit Raises Cash, Prepares "Massive Multiplayer Online Learning" Product. (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  3. Grockit raises $2.3M for online test preparation (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  4. Stealth educational startup Grockit raises $8M more (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  5. TechCrunch (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  6. Grockit Gets A $7 Million Venture Infusion And Launches Video Q&A Site Grockit Answers (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  7. Grockit Lands $20M From Discovery, Benchmark & Others To Bring Its New “Pinterest For Education” To The Masses (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  8. Lead411 launches "Hottest Companies in San Francisco" awards (lead411.com) [edit]
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