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Zulama, Inc

Zulama brings computer science education to teenagers through game design projects.

  • Stage $500K in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Education
  • Location Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2009
  • Employees 9
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website

Company Summary

Zulama brings cost-effective yet high-tech computer science education into middle and high school classrooms through video game design.
Schools purchase a $5K pilot, then the annual site license is $5 to 30K. We have over 150 paying customers, and our 2016 revenue was $480,000. Our customer retention rate is over 93%.
Zulama is raising $1.2 million to scale a proven product in a $6.3 billion market


  • Nikki ensures that the team has the support and tools needed to achieve our goals, as well as envision the future of Zulama. Nikki has extensive experience in education curriculum design, ed-tech products, and sales.

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    VP, Design and Technology

    Jason Maintains and improves the highly specialized Zulama online curriculum delivery platform. He is a senior user experience designer, technologist, and strategist with expertise in user interface design, interaction design, information architecture, and managing software development.

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    Software Quality Control and Customer Support

    Rachel is responsible for the testing, Q&A, tech support, and new feature implementation for the Zulama software platform. She holds a M.A. in Media Studies and a B.A. in Art History.

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    Sales Director

    Jay supports our premier network of independent sales reps and educational service centers who distribute and support Zulama products. He is building our inside sales capacity. Jay has excelled in sales management positions for over 20 years for companies such as Scholastic/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Scientific Learning.

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    Chief Marketing Officer

    Anna has worked on the cutting-edge of ed-tech and game design, collaborating to drive change in education alongside leading teachers, scholars, nonprofits and industry players. Anna leverages her network and experience to grow Zulama’s reach and recognition through strategy, marketing, organizational growth, and branding.


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    John Previs, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

Previous Investors

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    Founding partners—Nikki Navta, Amit Shah, Jodi Navta, Tom Barber