GradeSlam Raises $1.6M Seed Round for One-on-One Tutoring Platform

GRADESLAM has raised $1.6 million in seed funding from Birchmere Ventures, which led the round, BDC Capital, Anges Quebec, Philip A. Cutler and Real Ventures, according to a press release. The company, founded in 2014 and based in Montreal, makes a platform for one-on-one tutoring; GradeSlam describes its technology as  "humanized adaptive learning for students K-12" that "equips teachers and administrators with actionable insights on how students learn outside of the classroom." The company first launched its service in September 2015 and claims to have facilitated 350,000 tutoring sessions since.

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