Edtech Business

LightSail Gets a $1M Boost

Jul 3, 2013

LIGHTSAIL EDUCATION: New York City-based LightSail Education closed a +$1 million angel round. Among the investors are: Blue Ridge Foundation, Joel Greenblatt (Gotham Capital), Chuck Strauch (former Chairman & CEO, PairGain Technologies), Dan Nir, Sargent Capital, Lisa Lippman (Brown Harris Stevens), Paul Appelbaum, (co-founder of Seamless.com), Zac Zeitlin, and Kevin Leahey (The Renatus Group).

The company is developing a digital literacy platform tied the Common Core and offers analytics provided by partner, MetaMetrics based on Lexile reading levels. LightSail is participating in Chicago's hands on day on July 11.

Edtech Business

LightSail Gets a $1M Boost

Jul 3, 2013

LIGHTSAIL EDUCATION: New York City-based LightSail Education closed a +$1 million angel round. Among the investors are: Blue Ridge Foundation, Joel Greenblatt (Gotham Capital), Chuck Strauch (former Chairman & CEO, PairGain Technologies), Dan Nir, Sargent Capital, Lisa Lippman (Brown Harris Stevens), Paul Appelbaum, (co-founder of Seamless.com), Zac Zeitlin, and Kevin Leahey (The Renatus Group).

The company is developing a digital literacy platform tied the Common Core and offers analytics provided by partner, MetaMetrics based on Lexile reading levels. LightSail is participating in Chicago's hands on day on July 11.

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