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LinkedIn meets Youtube for Educators.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Education
  • Location Oakland, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded May 2011
  • Employees 7
  • Website demolesson.com

Company Summary

DemoLesson is an online hiring platform where teachers and tutors create professional profiles (similar to LinkedIn), that include video of themselves doing what they do best: teach! They can then use these profiles to secure employment from education organizations. Schools pay us to post jobs on the platform, looking to expedite their hiring process by seeing teachers teach BEFORE inviting them to interview.

Team

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    Brian C Martinez
    CEO

    Brian is the co-founder and CEO of DemoLesson. He has a strong business background, including 3+ years of accounting and business development experience. Prior to DemoLesson, he was the co-founder and CFO of AcceloMed Technologies, which designed a new-age baby monitor to prevent SIDS, and served as an Auditor with CBIZ MHM, LLC. Brian has a Bachelors in Business Economics, with minors in Accounting and Entrepreneurship from UC Santa Barbara.

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    Mandela T Schumacher-Hodge
    COO

    Mandela Schumacher-Hodge is a Teach for America alumna, and has 3 years of experience as a teacher and administrator, which includes experience hiring new teachers. Prior to DemoLesson, she was a Ph.D. candidate at the UCLA School of Education, where she conducted research in the area of teacher retention strategies. Mandela has a Masters in Education from Loyola Marymount University, and obtained her Bachelors from Pepperdine University.

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    Aleksandar Stanisic
    Lead Developer

    Aleksandar Stanisic obtained a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the UC Santa Barbara. Following graduation, Aleksandar co-founded Accelomed Technologies with Brian Martinez. Aleksandar started teaching engineering and robotics to elementary schools students, using LEGO as the teaching medium, in 2010 for a after school non-profit organization, STAR Education. In 2011, he became the Co-Director of the LEGO Department for Star Education.

Advisors

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    Pillsbury Winthrop
    Lawyer
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    CBIZ MHM, LLC
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    Kapor Capital
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    500 Startups
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