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Plexx is a mobile skill-building marketplace for youth without a degree to learn skills, anytime, anyplace, get a job, and launch a career.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Education
  • Location Cambridge, MA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded November 2012
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

21% of 15-24 year olds around the world, 225M, are un- or underemployed, yet 40% of employers say lack of skills is the main reason for entry-level vacancies. By delivering the content needed to learn skill needed to secure a job, and by connecting similar learners via a mobile device, we will transform the world into a learning community where young people don’t solely depend on traditional universities to jumpstart their careers.


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    Yscaira Jimenez
    Head of Sales and Marketing

    Yscaira is a 2014 MIT MBA who grew up attending public schools in the Bronx, taught English to students in in Rio de Janeiro, and has spent her professional career working for 3 education startups(Rocket Learning, Learn-It Systems, Platform Learning) in business development and operation roles serving more than 10,000 low-income students across the U.S. through high impact tutoring. She founded and operated La Pregunta Arts Cafe for 5 years

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    Sergio Marrero
    Head of product and operations

    Sergio is a 2014 HBS/HKS MBA/MPP who was first in his family to graduate from a four-year college. He believes making learning more accessible and affordable can alter the lives of lower-income communities. He worked in management consulting in Deloitte’s Strategy & Operations practice, PepsiCo as a Supply Chain Associate, Teach For America as an Education Pioneers Summer Fellow, founded, and was an Echoing Green semi-finalist

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    Victor Popov
    Head of Design and Development

    Victor Popov is a recent college graduate from Howest University in Kortrijk, Belgium. He is a young creative Deviner. Devine is a Digital design and Media education at Howest. It combines the art of developing and design. His skillset includes Oldskool P&P, PS, ILLU, FL, AE, C4D, MOCHA. He programs in HTML5/CSS3/JS, PHP5, AS3, jQUERY, jSON. His portfolio can be found at He recently developed our wireframes, website and an mvp