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The Madcap Learning Adventure - MLM1 Corp.

The Madcap Learning Adventure is a revolutionary interactive digital educational platform that will change the way the world learns.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Education
  • Location Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Currency USD
  • Founded March 2012
  • Employees 20
  • Website madcaplearning.com

Company Summary

Initially funded by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Pearson Education, visionary leaders Peter Senge, Sir Ken Robinson, Michael Fullan and David Devine are creating a public education platform for the digital age. It is comprised of three integrated components: change leadership with pedagogical resources for teachers, innovative digital interactive curriculum content, and project-based learning with collaborative knowledge creation.

Team

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    David Devine
    President and Creator - Co-Founder

    David Devine, President & Creator of The Madcap Learning Adventure, has been CEO of public and private companies. As a filmmaker David is recognized for his classic children's films on great inventors, artists and composers for HBO which won 12 EMMY nominations and 80 other international awards. His films have been broadcast in 100 countries and sold over 3.2M DVDs. 500,000 DVDs are being used in American elementary and middle school classrooms.

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    Peter Senge
    Advisory Board Member

    Director of the Center for Organizational Learning at MIT’s Sloan School of Management, Peter Senge’s vision of a learning organization is a group of people who are continually expanding their capacity to create results they truly desire with new and expansive patterns of thinking. A 'Strategist of the Century' one of 24 men and women who have had the greatest impact on the way we conduct business today he is the author of 'The Fifth Discipline'.

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    Michael Fullan
    Co-Founder and Member of Advisory Board

    Michael Fullan, Dean Emeritus of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto, is recognized as a worldwide leader on educational reform. Michael was Special Advisor to the Premier between 2003 and 2012, and graduation rates in Ontario improved dramatically from 67% - 83%. He is engaged in training and consulting on change projects around the world. His most recent book is 'Stratosphere'.

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    Richard Mozer
    Producer and Head of Finance

    Richard Mozer is an Emmy winning filmmaker who has numerous creative awards for the HBO children's films which he produced with David Devine. Richard has also specialized in building relationships with production, financing and distribution partners around the world. He has managed multi-million dollar production slates and has over 15 years of public financing experience with private placements, public offerings and debt instruments.

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    Eleanor Newman
    Curriculum and Pedagogical Team Leader

    A respected master teacher who has served as a District Director, Senior Executive of the Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat and Acting Deputy Minister of Education for the Province of Ontario, Eleanor Newman has been increasing achievement for students and teachers across Ontario for decades. Eleanor heads of MadCap’s pedagogy team responsible for Curriculum Mapping, CCSS aligned lesson planning and higher order critical thinking assessments.

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    Mark Hand
    Digital Media Team Leader

    Mark Hand, Madcap’s digital team leader, is an interactive media specialist and information architect specializing in developing highly interactive cross-media properties. Mark worked as Creative Director at Snap Media, building innovative new media properties by integrating television brands with games, community features and websites and has developed enhanced media solutions for mobile crossmedia content for Rogers, Bell, Telus and Disney.

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    Ken Robinson
    Advisory Board Member

    Sir Ken Robinson is an author, speaker and internationally recognized leader in the development of creativity, innovation, and human potential. His landmark Ted Talks have over 20 million views and he advises governments, corporations, education systems and the world's leading cultural organizations. Sir Ken was knighted by the Queen for his achievements in creativity, education and the arts. His recent books are The Element and Out of Our Minds.

Advisors

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    Weir Foulds
    Lawyer
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    Zeifman LLP
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    PEARSON EDUCATION
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    THE BILL AND MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION
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