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Curipod raises $4.6M
Using AI to spark curiosity and excitement for learning in K12 classrooms
What is Curipod?
Curipod helps teachers create interactive lessons in seconds with AI, sparking students’ curiosity and excitement for learning.
Teaching is an immensely challenging job. Workloads that were already unsustainable are now heavier, as teachers wrestle with the role of AI in education. Many students are academically behind and/or disengaged. It is difficult for many teachers to tailor instruction to their needs and interests.
Curipod is an efficient way for teachers to create new ways to engage students, save time, and bring AI into the classroom in a safe and responsible way.
Who did they raise from?
Can you tell me more about the Curipod team?
Founders Jens Aarre Seip, Eirik Hernes Berre, and Frikk Fossan met each other at Norwegian tech unicorn Cognite. As both former teachers and high school dropouts, the team cares deeply about empowering teachers and finding ways to engage students. Headquartered in Norway they are building on the Nordic pedagogical values and principles, working every day to spark curiosity in students all over the world.
How much traction does Curipod have?
More than 150,000 teachers have used Curipod to create over 240,000 lessons that have reached over 1 million students around the world. You can see examples of how teachers use Curipod on Twitter and TikTok.
Curipod has also received more than 500 school and district applications for their innovative AI accelerator program, which includes cutting-edge, AI-focused professional development for the administration and for the educators.
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