Company Overview

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Status:
Acquired by Kaplan
Founded:
December, 2006
Founders:
Michael Buffington, Farbood Nivi
Employees:
25
Headquarters:
San Francisco, CA
Funding:
$44.7M
Categories:
Games, Testing, Kids, MMO Games, Certification Test, Education, Social Media
Description:
Grockit, an online social learning company, combines social learning mechanics and multi-media learning content.

Detailed Description

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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.

Current Team (6)

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Past Team (6)

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Products (2)

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    Learnist

    Learnist lets anyone access a credible, thriving community of learners and experts via native...
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    Grockit

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

Investors (11)

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Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    500 Third Street

    Suite 260

    San Francisco, CA 94107

    USA

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