Zach & Jeremy’s excellent adventure continues. Today CodeHS won the Innovation Challenge at Education Nation. CodeHS takes home a $75,000 prize from Robin Hood Foundation–and publicity worth a lot more than that!
CodeHS helps high school students start programming. The site provide short instructional videos, programming exercises, and help from real people.
NewSchools Venture Fund supported the annual Innovation Challenge. See CNBC commentator Jim Cramer’s critique of the CodeHS pitch:
Co-founders Zach Galant and Jeremy Keeshin started coding in high school and served as computer science TAs while undergrads at Stanford. CodeHS was incubated by ImagineK12 in 2011.
CodeHS is a portfolio company of Learn Capital where Tom is a partner