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MindLaunch, Inc.

MindLaunch matches students with highly experienced, US licensed educators in a quality, convenient and safe online tutoring environment.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Education
  • Location Los Altos, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Employees 7
  • Website

Company Summary

Using web, video and audio, chat and whiteboard technologies, the MindLaunch platform combines traditional, time-tested teaching methods by highly experienced, US-licensed educators with the latest web collaboration technologies. This unique online experience, proprietary matching algorithm and attention to quality, convenience, and safety enables MindLaunch to demonstrate proven results and clear benefits to students, parents and educators.


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    Elaine Sigal
    Founder and Chief Education Officer

    Elaine received her BA from The College of New Jersey and her MA in English from Villanova University. After a career teaching English and theater arts, Elaine founded and ran a classroom-based 'brick and mortar' educational company from 1995 - 2009. She has significant experience matching learners to the appropriate educators and, with 35 years of experience in the education field, has a large available network in the educational arena.

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    Merralee Retallick
    Acting Chief Operating Officer

    Prior to joining MindLauanch, Merralee worked at All Covered, IT Services from Konica Minolta, Greater Bay Bank. she has spent the past few months working on all aspects of Mindlaunch's online systems.

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    Brandon Angelo
    Director of Technology

    Brandon previous worked at Macadamian Technologies, Apple, and SanDisk. His education at the University of Southern California included a Masters Degree in Computer Science. Brandon is working on proprietary software at MindLaunch and making sure that everything works the way it should!

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    Ben Feigert
    Director of Educational Technology

    Experienced technology teacher with
    strong record of strategic planning for school technology, translating “IT speak” into human terms,developing and leading training programs.
    Caracas, Venezuela: IB Technology Teacher and Integration Specialist