ClassDojo is a communication platform that was founded to improve the relationship between teachers, parents, and students. In its latest funding, it was able to raise $21 million from various funders. Some of the new funders of the start-up include GSV, Reach Capital, and SignalFire being led by General Catalyst. The total amount of funding for the start-up Tech Company as amounted to $31 million since its introduction into the market.
ClassDojo was founded in the year 2011, and it has been in the market for the last five years, but it has proved that nothing in impossible. The co-founder and CEO Sam Chaundary and CTO Liam Don have been making the platform more interactive by having more 25 employees on board. The platform currently is not intended to make profits, but the primary goal is to offer a communication medium between the parents and the teachers.
As a communication platform, ClassDojo has enabled easier passing information from the school to the parents. It involves teachers making a schedule about the students’ activity at school on a daily basis. The program includes snapping photos and taking of videos that are sent to the parents. It involves the process of connecting the students with the parents so that they can share their favorite moments at school.
ClassDojo has expanded its target customers to over 180 countries globally and in every two out of three schools in the US, and it’s being applied by the teachers. The results have been appreciated by most schools and also parents. The funds will be used to reach as many schools in the US and to other places where communication between the teachers and the parents makes a classroom a close-knit community.
ClassDojo is not succeeding juts because of its name, but people are working behind its success. For a concept to be readily accepted in the market the right experts must be chosen and ensure that all activities go as planned in the conquest of offering the best quality. Experts that manage the platform have been drawn from well-known companies so that they can make the platform the best in ensuring parents are aware of what is going on at school.
The platform is also engaged in devising ways of making the platform to be more customized so that it can ensure that parents make some of the transactions via the app. Features such as paying school fees and paying for school trips and other events will make the application to be more customized.
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