Funding Received
$4.4 Million in 1 Round from 5 Investors
Most Recent Funding
$4.4 Million Series A on December 12, 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

Company Details

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Koru is an immersive program that gives college students and recent grads the skills, experience, and connections to be stars at great companies.

The education start-up is transforming the college-to-career landscape with an experiential learning program designed to quickly create and place workplace-ready college graduates. They partner directly with leading employers to put grads on the fast-track to great jobs and meaningful careers.

Koru was founded by Kristen Hamilton (Chief Executive Officer) and Josh Jarrett (Chief Learning Officer). Hamilton was a co-founder at Onvia and the former COO of World Learning. Jarrett is a former McKinsey & Co consultant and most recently the Head of Higher Education Innovation at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Headquartered in Seattle, Koru is currently running employer-embedded programs with partners like zulily, Payscale, Porch, Possible, Remind, and Julep to give recent graduates the skills, experience and connections they need to get hired and make an immediate impact.

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Board Members and Advisors (3)

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Investors (5)

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Offices/Locations (1)

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    100 West Harrison St

    Suite N210

    Seattle, WA 98109

    USA

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