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JobScout

JobScout is a web and mobile platform that uses game design to teach and reinforce digital literacy skills.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Education
  • Location San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2011
  • Employees 0
  • Website jobscout.caltrail.com

Company Summary

JobScout is a web and mobile platform that uses game design to teach and reinforce digital literacy skills. JobScout (http://www.jobscout.caltrail.com) is the first in a series of online learning tools based on the Technology Resources and Internet Learning (TRAIL) platform, which is designed to teach fundamental digital literacy skills and help people apply them to aspects of their work, education, civic involvement and health.

Team

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    Christina Gagnier
    Founder

    Christina Gagnier serves as the Chief Executive Officer at REALPOLITECH, leading the team in the direction of digital strategy, online campaigns, fundraising and project management for a variety of public and private sector clients. Gagnier has spent nearly ten years in the political and public affairs space, in the days before there was “online organizing.”

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    Stephanie Margossian
    Founder

    From 2008-2010, Margossian managed the public interface and outreach efforts for the California Child Development Administrators Association (CCDAA). Margossian worked closely with the executive director in implementing strategy for broadening the organization’s membership base. With CCDAA, she specialized in recruitment and retention of the association’s statewide membership.

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    Carter Fort
    Founder

    Carter Fort is a web designer and engineer based in Pittsburgh, PA. After working for a few years in print and broadcast advertising, he went into business for himself designing and coding websites under the auspices of Out to Lunch Productions.

    Carter chose web design because of the massive amount of work a single person can produce.

Advisors

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    Gagnier Margossian LLP
    Lawyer
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    Diane L. Prindle, CPA
    Accountant
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    California State Library
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