According To This Founder, One Simply Does Not Achieve Product-Market Fit

The primary method of educating students has not changed in decades. Traditional lecture-based learning still dominates our primary, secondary and higher education systems. Lecture-based learning is ineffective in helping students retain knowledge. Maxwell Brodie, 26, and Edward Sun, 26, started Kaizena to give educators the tools to provide fast, high-quality feedback on student work with voice comments, explainer videos and skill tracking through a web app. The founders recently completed Y Combinator’s startup accelerator program and have raised roughly $1.2 million in venture funding from NewSchools Seed Fund, Horizons Ventures, Jeff Weiner (CEO of LinkedIn), and other angel investors.

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Maxwell Brodie, cofounder of Kaizena.

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Forbes Under 30 Contributor, 2016 LinkedIn Top Voice, Venture Fellow at Rough Draft Ventures

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