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Naiku

Naiku is Next Generation Classroom Assessment, providing faster/deeper insight into student performance to accelerate learning.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Education
  • Location Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded November 2010
  • Employees 3
  • Website naiku.net

Company Summary

Naiku provides Next Generation Classroom Assessment to K12 schools. Far superior to #2 pencils and clickers, Naiku's SaaS platform leverages the proliferation of student access to iPads, smartphones, etc to instantly identify student & class knowledge for informed instruction. Teachers use Naiku in every grade and subject to measure, monitor, and track student achievement. With Naiku, gone are the days of students and teachers waiting to learn.

Team

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    Greg Wright
    CEO

    Mr. Wright has extensive experience in providing sales, marketing and general management leadership to technology based companies. Most recently he was Vice President, Sales and Marketing, for Calypso Systems. Previously he was Sr. Vice President & General Manager with Renaissance Learning, where he was responsible for the AlphaSmart Neo and 2Know! student response system business. BSEE (Notre Dame), MSEE (Johns Hopkins), and MBA (Loyola).

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    Adisack Nhouyvanisvong
    President

    Dr. Nhouyvanisvong has spent 12 years in the educational testing industry. Most recently, he served as a senior director of psychometric quality at Data Recognition Corporation. He has created and ensured the integrity of large-scale educational assessments for MN and other states. He is an expert in computer-based and computer-adaptive tests. He has a PhD in psychology from Carnegie Mellon University and an MBA from the University of Minnesota.

Advisors

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    Doug Ramler, Gray Plant Mooty
    Lawyer
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    Kevin Whittaker, Pieper Whitaker & Bjork, LLC
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    3C Capital
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    Omphalos Venture Partners
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    William C. Norris Institute
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