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pi-top™ Closes $16 Million Funding Round

pi-top™ Closes $16 Million Funding Round
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Learning company pi-top™ has secured $16 million in funding led by Hambro Perks and Committed Capital, bringing pi-top’s total funding to $22.5 million to date.

Founded in 2014, pi-top’s mission is to give every learner the opportunity to be inspired by making. Through its pi-top learning system, the company provides students in 2,000 schools around the world with valuable STEAM knowledge, while building the skills they need to take on the future, such as problem-solving, teamwork, creativity, and critical thinking.

Since the company’s last round of funding in 2016, pi-top has grown to a team of over 80 people worldwide, adding offices in Austin, Texas, and Shenzhen China, while expanding the team at its headquarters in London, UK. The company received Tech and Learning Magazine’s “Best of Show” award at the 2018 International Society of Technology in Education conference in Chicago.The company was named 2018 “Innovator of the Year” at the BETT education trade show in London—the industry’s largest trade show.