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Kinvolved is a social enterprise increasing student attendance, the most critical indicator of graduation rates, in urban, under-resourced schools.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Education
  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded July 2012
  • Employees 6
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website

Company Summary

Kinvolved is a social enterprise working to improve student attendance rates. Kinvolved's mobile and web app, Kinvo, brings simple attendance data to life. With Kinvo, schools see smart attendance data and can effectively engage families through text messaging. Kinvolved’s impact consulting ensures schools see improvements in attendance outcomes. 


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    Co-founder, Chief Executive Officer

    Miriam Altman is an MPA graduate of NYU's Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, specializing in Management. She was a 2012 NYC Education Pioneers Fellow at The New Teacher Project. Prior to matriculating to NYU, Miriam was a New York City high school history teacher through Teach for America. Miriam holds an MA in Secondary Social Studies Education from Lehman College and a BA w/ Honors in News Media and Societal Change from Brown University.

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    Co-founder, Chief Product Officer

    Alexandra Meis is a graduate of NYU's Wagner School of Public Service, where she specialized in policy analysis. Prior to attending NYU, Alexandra was a project coordinator for an Autism Center as an Americorps*VISTA in the South Bronx, where she helped parents learn advocacy. Alexandra graduated from Lafayette College in 2008 with a BA in Psychology, Minor in Anthropology and Sociology. Alexandra is also an NYC 2012 Education Pioneers Fellow.

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    Zvia Schoenberg

    Prior to joining Kinvolved, Zvia spent more than 15 years working with innovative organizations in the K12 sector. Zvia has served in strategy, operations, business, and legal roles within K12 education institutions including networks of schools such as Edison Schools, Avenues, Ascend Learning, and the also the New York City Department of Education. She holds a JD from New York University and BA from Washington University in St. Louis.

Previous Investors

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    University of Pennsylvania Fels Institute of Government
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    New York University Berkeley Center for Entrepreneurship
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    The Blue Ridge Foundation
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    Mary Louise Schneiders