Pressto, New York, Halifax, CanadaEdTech startup with headquarters in California, raised $1.5M in Pre-Seed funding.
TheRound was led by Tidal Venture PartnersParticipation from Copper Wire Ventures as well as angels including Isa Watson, Wray Thorn, Dan Carroll, Ann Berry, Jacob Zachs, Chris Yeh Alex Rappaport.
TheCompany plans to use the funds to increase growth, expand operations, and to expand its business reach.
LedBy Founder, Daniel Stedman, PresstoThis platform uses a proprietary technology platform to make learning how to write fun for kids. The SaaS platform’s proprietary tools teach educational skills, along with critical thinking and media literacy, helping kids to differentiate between fact and opinion, leaving young people less susceptible to the manipulations of social media and propaganda. TheNewspaper builder helps students get involved, while the educational skills help students learn, and cognitive behavior therapy helps students understand.
Pressto’s primary focus is engaging with schools as a supplemental tool that fits any curriculum, and can be implemented across any subject area. ThePlatform is currently part of a pilot programme with the New York DepartmentThis is EducationThe program has been used by more than 30,000 students across the city.