Brainscape is an adaptive web/mobile education platform that helps you learn anything more efficiently, using cognitive science.

  • Stage $500K in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Education
  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded July 2011
  • Employees 8
  • Website brainscape.com

Company Summary

We solve the #1 barrier to learning: Inconvenience. Brainscape provides a lean, ubiquitous mobile education experience that can be accessed anywhere, delivered in bite-sized chunks, and studied using the latest in cognitive science techniques. We already have over 1 million users, in over 120 countries, who are studying nearly every subject more efficiently than anyone has ever done before. Our mission is to OPTIMIZE LEARNING.


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    Andrew Cohen
    Founder & CEO

    Int'l education consultant at World Bank. MA Edu Tech at Columbia University. Self-taught programmer. Instructor @ General Assembly. Mentor @ TechStars. Contributor @ Entrepreneur.

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    Andy Lutz

    Product VP @ Princeton Review, managing products earning >$100m/yr. VP for Client Services @ ClearPoint.

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    Jeff Holliday

    Sr. Mobile Engineer at Intuit. Creator of Flashcardlet (acquired by Brainscape).

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    Jonathan Thomas
    VP Engineering

    Dir of Engineering at Zoodles. Senior Engineer at Hewlett-Packard and Monster.


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    Wilson Sonsini