Shearwater Raises $600,000 in Seed Funding to Connect Students with Mentors | EdSurge News

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Shearwater Raises $600,000 in Seed Funding to Connect Students with Mentors

May 4, 2018

FUNDS FOR MENTORING: Shearwater, a company that helps students connect with mentors, has raised $600,000 in a Series Seed-1 funding round led by Rethink Education. The Boston-based company will use the money to expand its internal teams, including its product team, a spokesperson tells EdSurge.

Students and mentors in Shearwater’s program meet at least once a month, either in-person or digitally. The company attempts to match students with mentors from the same community. Those mentors might be young alumni, current students or professionals, the spokesperson says.

Edtech Business

Shearwater Raises $600,000 in Seed Funding to Connect Students with Mentors

May 4, 2018

FUNDS FOR MENTORING: Shearwater, a company that helps students connect with mentors, has raised $600,000 in a Series Seed-1 funding round led by Rethink Education. The Boston-based company will use the money to expand its internal teams, including its product team, a spokesperson tells EdSurge.

Students and mentors in Shearwater’s program meet at least once a month, either in-person or digitally. The company attempts to match students with mentors from the same community. Those mentors might be young alumni, current students or professionals, the spokesperson says.

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