Description: Nearpod offers an interactive, instructional platform that merges formative assessment and dynamic media for live and self-paced learning experiences inside and outside of the classroom. Nearpod is a device-agnostic platform that engages students with activities such as Virtual Reality, PhET simulations and Desmos, and features more than 8,500 ready-to-run interactive lessons and videos created in partnership with leading brands like Common Sense Education and Smithsonian. In 2019, Nearpod acquired Flocabulary, a learning platform that engages students in academically rigorous K-12 curriculum while promoting literacy through hip-hop videos. Together, Nearpod and Flocabulary reach educators in the 100 largest school districts in the US. In 2018, Nearpod was named EdTech Digest’s Company of the Year.

Industry: E-Learning


Company size: 201-500 employees

XRD rank: 12260

Headquarter: Dania Beach, Florida

Ownership: Private company

Founded year: 2012

Skillset: mobile learning, e-learning, edtech, mobile apps for education, interactive presentations, engaging lessons, classroom collaboration, distance learning, professional development, formative assessment, and virtual reality

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Funding rounds total: 5

Selected investors: Insight Partners

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