Listen: The Inspirational Tech Startup Story Behind ClassDojo
"Podcast is proof that technology works best when it brings people together. An each day. We have a guest on myself sharing our experiences, and then I invite you to join the conversation listening all over the world. And for you to do the same and share your insights and your experiences. This is one of many reasons why I'm excited to get today's guests on which is I'm Chaudhry, and he's the co founder and CEO at class Dojo and game onto the podcast today. Because Klesko Joe's vision is to help every child on earth get the education that they live, and they think that the way to change education is not from the top down. But from the ground up by serving teachers children and families and making education happen every day. And this is the I really love class Dojo start as a communication apt to help them come together as a community and is beginning to help them get the educational experiences that they need for their children. Both a new from Acer great story, and you're gonna love this one so book elope and hold until I so I can be meal is all the way to San Francisco. So we can speak with Sam Chowdhury co founder and CEO of class Dojo. Massive. Well, welcome to the show. Sound kenny? Tell the listeners who and what you do. Yep. Hi, I'm sorry. I'm Sam the co founder and CEO Quattro. Joe? We think the consumer education company like Liam, and I British we moved to California little over seven years ago to start cost John we both had backgrounds in education. So I went to this funky school in my teams which encourage the teach was was learn. So I ended up teaching for like twenty hours a week. They might teams which is kind of a wild expense and then teaching off to college wasn't McKinsey in their education. Gluten London and make underneath them a bunch of stuff in most recently that they need. In in computer, science focused on technology in classrooms, and we met and we wanted to do more and education. So we ended up we have for new investors who wanted just sits back this and crossed educated emerged from them. And today there is a communication what connects teachers and children and families. It helps them share more often more postively about what's happening at school now home so anything can afraid and videos messages little bit supposed to feedback and that really helps to build a close knit community around the classroom education. Kind of business is an experience that is created by people working together. And so helping the people on the ground doing the work together better like a really important coal for and kind of that Sunday shift community now has been built in processes and homes like or unrolled actually one hundred eighteen countries. You know, these tens of millions of kids. And and that's exciting. We think that the real opportunity for us an division from these classes reading the to help likely charters get an education that they tell you mentioned a few moments ago that when you was at school they taught you have to teach as well. As learn how old we see says, he says fantastic angle. Yeah. It was pretty cool. I was this age like thirteen to to the end of school, actually. So the backstory that privacy that younger survey smooth school on this is in Wales and eighteen kids or something. And then the older, isn't it this next school that coaches to teach was about three thousand kids, and so really the real danger that kids just kind of get lost. And they ended up having Samedan system. When like they heard you to come in like lunchtimes after school that take over some of the core kind of curriculum process. And so we taught like small groups and big groups and are in grade level and younger grades. And then putting cool expense. I've recently glossy winds told fortune that seventy percent of sales come from word of mouth an organic connections. So while Grassi is shaping. The future of beauty by leveraging influences, it quickly struck me is class Dojo is doing exactly the same in education by leveraging teachers and families and is the world's most widely used communication app for pre K eight schools, but can you offer an overview"
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