Funding Received
$4.4 Million in 1 Round from 5 Investors
Most Recent Funding
$4.4 Million Series A on December 12, 2013
Founded:
September, 2013
Headquarters:
Seattle, WA
Description:
Koru provides training programs for fresh graduates, guiding and helping them to gain the experiences and skills required for a job.
Founders:
Josh Jarrett, Kristen Hamilton
Categories:
Education
Website:
http://joinkoru.com

Detailed Description

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Koru is transforming the college-to-career landscape with an immersive, experiential learning program designed to quickly create and place workplace-ready recent college graduates inside high-growth work environments.

Founded by veteran entrepreneurs Kristen Hamilton (founding partner at Onvia, COO at World Learning) and Josh Jarrett, (former head of Higher Ed Innovation for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and McKinsey & Co Consultant), Koru has raised $4.35 million in funding, led by the venture capital firm Maveron. Other participating investors include Battery Ventures, First Round Capital, a16z seed and a small number of individual investors.

Headquartered in Seattle, Koru is currently running employer-embedded programs with partners like REI, zulily, and Smartsheet to give recent graduates the relevant skills, real-work experience, and network needed to land awesome jobs at great companies.

Current Team (4)

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Past Team (1)

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Board Members and Advisors (2)

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Investors (5)

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Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    100 West Harrison St

    Suite N210

    Seattle, WA 98109

    USA

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