NuSkool is an entertainment learning platform that finds teachable moments in pop culture and in students' favorite shows, games and films.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Education
  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded April 2011
  • Employees 10
  • Website

Company Summary

NuSkool redefines education through the transformation of pop culture into a learning experience. NuSkool finds teachable moments in all forms of entertainment, from TV to music and video games, creating lessons schools can use to engage struggling students. This subscription-based online platform allows teachers to create virtual classes, providing access to lessons based on trending topics that matter most in students’ lives.


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    Abran Maldonado
    CEO and Founder

    Abran is an entertainment guru turned scholar and student-engagement expert. He is a Bill Gates Scholar and PhD student at NYU studying Teaching and Learning. He also has an entertainment background in artist management, music publishing and marketing.

Previous Investors

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    Mario Casabona, TechLaunch