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Fall 2011 investors update

Fall 2011

Investors Update

November 10, 2011


Call logistics

Call Logistics

  • Muting

  • introduction

  • If on phone line, please mute to prevent background noise

How to Submit Questions

Type your question in the chat window, or click “raise hand” button

Fall 2011 Investors Update Call


Agenda

Agenda

Overview of Investment Activity

Recent Investments

Venture Spotlight – Presence Learning

Q & A

introduction

Fall 2011 Investors Update Call


Speakers

Speakers

Gloria Lee

Ted Mitchell

Deborah Mintz

Cameron White

introduction

Fall 2011 Investors Update Call


Fall 2011 investors update

Overview of

Investment Activity


Investment activity

Investment activity

Active Investment Areas

NewSchools Innovation Fund

City Funds

People

(Effective Teacher Preparation)

Tools

(Personalized Learning Solutions)

Schools

(Turnaround School Organizations)

Washington, DC

Boston, MA

Newark, NJ

Fall 2011 Investor Update Call


Funds invested and remaining

Funds Invested and Remaining

Total amount raised: $70.3 million

Remaining under active management: $43.6 million

Investment activity

Fall 2011 Investors Update Call


Fall 2011 investors update

Innovation Fund Investments


Recent investments

  • Innovation fund investments

Recent Investments

Tools

$175k

Schools

$700k

People

$1.1 million

  • Total recent amount: $1,975,000

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Renew schools

  • Innovation fund investments

ReNEW Schools

  • ReNEW is a school management organization in New Orleans that launched two turnarounds of underperforming RSD schools in 2010. ReNEW will operate ten schools serving 5,000 students by 2014.

  • Entrepreneurs:

  • Gary Robicheaux, Kevin Gutierrez, Colleen MacKay

  • Investment Amount:

  • $450,000

  • Fall 2011 Investors Update Call


    Houston teaching partners

    • Innovation fund investments

    Houston Teaching Partners

    • Houston Teaching Partners is creating a continuum of performance-based teacher prep from alternative certification to a master’s degree program in Years 2-5.

  • Entrepreneurs:

  • Collaboration between KIPP Houston (Mike Feinberg) and YES Prep (Jen Hines)

  • Investment Amount:

  • $100,000

  • Fall 2011 Investors Update Call


    Relay school of education

    • Innovation fund investments

    Relay School of Education

    • Relay is a graduate school of education that trains new teachers for charter and district schools.

  • Entrepreneur:

  • Norman Atkins, CEO

  • Investment Amount:

  • $1,000,000

  • Fall 2011 Investors Update Call


    Matchbook learning

    • Innovation fund investments

    Matchbook Learning

    • Matchbook Learning is a new, non-profit school turnaround operator using a hybrid school learning model.

  • Entrepreneur:

  • Sajan George

  • Investment Amount:

  • $250,000

  • Fall 2011 Investors Update Call


    Grockit

    • Innovation fund investments

    Grockit

    • Grockit helps students prepare for major national tests through online social learning.

  • Entrepreneur:

  • Roy Gilbert

  • Investment Amount:

  • $100,000

  • Fall 2011 Investors Update Call


    Class dojo

    • Innovation fund investments

    Class Dojo

    • ClassDojo is a cloud-based tool that helps teachers easily manage classroom behavior in real time so they can focus on teaching.

  • Entrepreneurs:

  • Sam Chaudhary and Liam Don

  • Investment Amount:

  • $100,000

  • Fall 2011 Investors Update Call


    Fall 2011 investors update

    City Fund Investments


    Newschools city funds

    • City Fund investments

    NewSchools City Funds

    Boston

    Scale high-performing charter schools

    Newark

    Grow the CMO market and strengthen the human capital pipeline

    DC

    Bolster charter sector to raise the bar for all DC schools

    Boston

    Newark

    DC

    Fall 2011 Investors Update Call


    Dc schools fund

    • City Fund investments

    DC Schools Fund

    • Focus for 2011-12: Instructional Capacity Building Pilot

    • LearnZillion is a web-based platform with video lessons aligned with the common core

    • $150K investment

    • Charter Board Partners helps DC charter schools with targeted board member placement and support

      $625K investment

    Fall 2011 Investors Update Call


    Boston charter school replication fund

    • City Fund investments

    Boston Charter School Replication Fund

    • $3.01M total investment to 4 emerging CMOs

    • Grants during first 2 years of operation to support high-quality growth

    • Edward Brooke2300 students by 2015

    • Excel Academies1100 students by 2015

    • MATCH Inc.1220 students by 2015

    • Roxbury Prep1790 students by 2015

    Fall 2011 Investors Update Call


    Newark city fund

    Newark City Fund

    • Investment Strategy

    • City Fund Investments

    • Help new and existing CMOs grow in Newark

    • Strengthen the human capital pipeline

    • Stimulate innovation for blended-learning

    • Collaborate with leadership on systemic reform initiatives

    Fall 2011 Investors Update Call


    Fall 2011 investors update

    Venture Spotlight: Presence Learning


    Presence learning

    • Venture spotlight

    Presence Learning

    • Presence Learning gets students the specialized services they need by providing online speech and language therapy.

  • Entrepreneurs:

  • Jack Lynch and Clay Whitehead, CEO

  • Investment Amount:

  • $300,000

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    Questions

    • Closing

    Questions?

    Fall 2011 Investors Update Call


    Closing

    closing

    Visit Us Online

    www.newschools.org

    www.facebook.com/newschools

    www.twitter.com/nsvf

    http://newschools.org/blog

    NewSchools Venture Fund


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