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The Edge in College Preparation, LLC

The Kaplan of the 21st Century.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Education
  • Location United States
  • Currency USD
  • Founded December 2005
  • Employees 25
  • Website

Company Summary

The Edge is transforming the way students study. We currently provide 21st Century test prep materials to students, tutors, and schools for the SAT and ACT and admissions counseling for students applying to US universities. Through our trademarked algorithm, The StratEDGEy Session, we customize a plan for each student that utilizes a combination of our online course, app, multimedia e-review book, tutoring, and admissions counseling.


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    Jessica Brondo
    Founder & CEO

    Jessica founded The Edge just 1 year after graduating from Princeton where she graduated from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, and received the Suzanne Hoffman Senior Thesis and was named a "Woman with Wings," one of the top 25 most influential women on campus. Achieving a perfect score oh her SAT, she then went on to work for a year as a Director of a top SAT prep company in NY and grew one of her sites by 441%.

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    Alexa Knoop
    Director of Finance

    Alexa holds a BA and Masters in Finance from Princeton and has worked in Finance and Operations for a variety of successful start-ups, including DailyCandy, which sold to Comcast for $125 million.

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    Gala Tonconogy
    Director of Business Development

    Gala holds a BA from Harvard University and an MBA from Stanford GSB. She worked in Corporate Finance at JP Morgan in New York before taking on the role of COO at Endeavor, a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote economic and social development through the support of entrepreneurship in emerging markets. She also co-founded, a Latin American art vertical portal.


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    Mr. Peter Fusco (Lowenstein Sandler)
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    Mr. Vinay Navani

Previous Investors

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    Robert Brondo
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    Keith Kearney & Michael Montemarano
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    Nicholas Davidoff