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Parachute

Put a parenting expert in your pocket with the research-backed strategies in Parachute.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Education
  • Location Seattle, WA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded June 2016
  • Employees 3
  • Incorporation Type Other
  • Website parentparacute.com

Company Summary

Parachute is the product of an internal startup of Committee for Children. Committee for CHildren is the leading provider of Social Emotional Learning curriculum nationwide, with products being used by over 40% of U.S. elementary schools. CfC reaches over 15m kids a year internationally, and it's Innovation Team, New Mission Ventures, works as a group of "Intrapreneurs" to develop new products, and new ways to make the world a kinder place.

Team

  • Scotty has 10+ years experience building audience and engagement online and in the real world. His work includes the popular all-ages web series “ScottyGotAnOfficeJob”, and the Paper Hat Game. He was behind “The Worldʼs First Internet Christmas Special”. Scotty taught in Chicago's After School Matters program, was a mentee for the CenterForAsianAmericanMediaʼs Fellowship and was a finalist for the Public Radio Maker’sQuest 2.0 grant.

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    Omar Green
    Advisor

    Founder/CEO Wallet.Ai

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    Tyesha Snow
    Lead UX Designer

    I design and manage the development process of products that balance gracefully between user expectations and innovation, and are defined by rigorous investigation and market opportunity. I manage projects from idea to production and have experience with many different processes including Lean and Agile. I employ 10+ years of experience working on software, web properties and mobile.

    My experience makes me well equipped to figure out WHAT to b

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    Diana Williams
    Biz Dev Advisor

    Diana is the founder of Roller Coaster Entertainment (RCE). RCEʼs diverse slate includes: Electric Church – adaptation of Jeff Somerʼs sci-fi book series;Torchwood: Web of Lies – animated webseries and interactive game. Currently Ms. Williams consults for Lucasfilm. Ms. Williams is a graduate of Georgetown University and was recently on the Board of Directors for the Tribeca Film Institute.

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    Joe Bolenbaugh
    VP Of Public Private Partnerships

    Former Congressional Staffer •10 years experience in public domain •Operating Manager at area non-profit •Gov’t relations for Oregon’s largest research hospital.

Advisors

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    Jerry Carleton
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    Brian K Grant
    Accountant
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    Omar Green
    Unconfirmed
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    Marc Iseri
    Unconfirmed