After teaching for a decade, Farb founded Grockit in December of 2006 with the goal of helping learners connect to teach each other.
He grew up in both Canada and The United States and is a graduate of The University of Michigan. In the past, he founded Vision Computer Solutions in Northville Michigan and WAPonimizer, the first privacy service for cell phones. He has been a winner in the MIT Sloan Business School 1K Entrepreneurship competition and has been The Princeton Review's National Teacher of the Year.
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|Feb 5, 2016||Edukwest - Why Google (Alphabet) should Acquire LinkedIn|
|Aug 11, 2013||Edukwest - Sunday Review: Grockit sells to Kaplan, Voxy raises $8.5m and Hoot.Me joins Civitas Learning|
|Aug 2, 2013||Venture Beat - Cash out, pivot, reboot: How Grockit's team jumped into a new startup, Learnist|
|Jul 31, 2013||Gigaom - Ed tech company Grockit sells test prep assets to Kaplan, rebrands as Learnist|
|Jul 31, 2013||TechCrunch - Grockit Sells Social Learning Platform To Kaplan, Goes All-In On Learnist, Its “Pinterest For Education”|
|Dec 18, 2012||Venture Beat - Grockit strikes major deal with Discovery to invigorate online learning|
|Dec 18, 2012||Gigaom - Social learning startup Grockit raises $20M, led by Discovery Communications|