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Rethink Education

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Matt Greenfield Richard Segal Rini Greenfield


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Total investments 126
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 81
Rounds per year 11.45
Lead investments 17
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 14
Key employees 6
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Education
  • EdTech
  • Software
  • E-Learning
  • Internet

Rethink Education is the famous VC, which was founded in 2012. The company was established in North America in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the White Plains.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The typical startup value when the investment from Rethink Education is 100-500 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2017. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2014. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 16 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually. This Rethink Education works on 18 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Rethink Education, startups are often financed by NewSchools Venture Fund, Learn Capital, Bessemer Venture Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Learn Capital, Reach Capital, Kapor Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by NewSchools Venture Fund, Bessemer Venture Partners, Owl Ventures.

The fund was created by Matt Greenfield, Richard Segal. The overall number of key employees were 6.

The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline EVERFI, Degreed, Sixup Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Analytics, SaaS. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Consumer Lending
Financial Services
$13M26 Dec 2022 Mumbai, Maharashtra, India


Professional Services
$2M31 Oct 2022 New York, New York, United States

American Prison Data Systems

Information Technology
$7M12 Jul 2022 New York, New York, United States

Cinematic Health Education

Health Care
$4M22 Jun 2022 Somerset, New Jersey, United States


Health Care
Home Health Care
$20M08 Jun 2022 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States


Career Planning
Personal Development
Product Design
Professional Services
$6M06 Jun 2022 New York, New York, United States

Meaningful Gigs

Human Resources
Product Design
Skill Assessment
$6M18 Mar 2022 Washington, District of Columbia, United States


Information Technology
$15M16 Jan 2022 New York, New York, United States

Lynx Educate

Corporate Training
Employee Benefits
$1M29 Sep 2021 Paris, Ile-de-France, France
Anthill Raises $3M in Seed Funding

– Anthill is a Chicago, IL-based talent management platform designed for the deskless workforce.
– The company raised $3m in seed funding.
– The round was led by Rethink Education with participation from Origin Ventures, BBG Ventures, The Fund, JFF (Jobs for the Future), and more.
– The new investment will be used to continue to expand operations and its business reach.

Pathstream Receives Funding

– Pathstream from SF announced an investment from impact investors including Citi, Strada Education Network, and New Markets Venture Partners, alongside participation from existing investors HCM, Entangled Ventures, and Rethink Education.
– The company offers online certificate programs that prepare adult learners for in-demand jobs.


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