Startup Details

K Rocco Shields

CEO

Genius Academy

Company Name

Genius Academy

Industry

Education

Location

UNITED STATES

Developmental Stage

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Approx Revenue for current Year

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Type of funding

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Pre-money Valuation (USD)

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Type of offering

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Amount of Capital seeking in current round (USD)

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Previous capital raised (USD)

Monthly Burn rate (USD)

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Company Description

Introducing GENIUS ACADEMY: a digital on-demand streaming education marketplace that is searchable by topics, courses, programs, and problems. Think of it as Netflix meets Shutterstock for higher education. In a world where online education is no longer an option, but a necessity, we believe that students deserve access to an immersive educatio... Read more

Product/Service Description

Now that online education is part of our new normal, the same haphazard format and subpar content of Zoom calls that sufficed during the pandemic won’t be tolerated by students, who pay premium tuition but receive a below average learning experience. Colleges and universities, still reeling from lost revenues during the pandemic, don’t have the res... Read more

Management Team

K Rocco Shields

CEO

K Rocco Shields

CEO

Margaret Gilmore

President

David Tillman

SVP, Development & Production

David Topf

Executive Producer

Dr Gary Wood

VP, Curriculum and Instruction

Advisor Team

Whitney Kilgore, PHD

Co-founder & Chief Academic Officer, Idesign

Illianna Kwaske, PHD

Associate Dean For Academic Affairs at Tulane University School of Professional Advancement

Mishawn Nolan

Founding Partner at Nolan Heimann LLP

Smita Bakshi

zyBooks co-founder & SVP Technology & Engineering Careers at Wiley

Rob Cohen

EdTech Entrepreneur, Board Member, Advisor, Investor

Rob Kingyens

CEO, Yellowbrick

Previous Investors

Executive

Company Information

Date Company Founded
02/01/2021
Registered Location
Delaware
Legal Name
Date Company Registered
06/20/2021
Address
, Culver City, CA
Country