Hoot Reading Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2012

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 50


  • Latest Deal Type
  • Seed

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $2.38M

  • Investors
  • 10

Hoot Reading General Information


Developer of a reading platform designed to provide educational learning for children. The company's platform provides communication services that let families do things like reading or drawing, even when apart, and also provides a service that connects kids with experienced, hand-selected teachers, to practice reading over a proprietary video chat application, enabling students to stay engaged and focused.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Educational Software
Other Industries
Educational and Training Services (B2C)
Corporate Office
  • 123 Handsart Boulevard
  • Winnipeg, Manitoba R3P 0C4
  • Canada
+1 (650) 000-0000

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Hoot Reading Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
5. Seed Round 01-Sep-2021 $2.38M 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Seed Round 21-Jun-2018 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Seed Round 04-Mar-2016 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Angel (individual) 29-Aug-2014 Completed Generating Revenue
1. Accelerator/Incubator 13-Apr-2014 Completed Generating Revenue
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Hoot Reading Patents

Hoot Reading Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20140178035-A1 Communicating with digital media interaction bundles Inactive 21-Dec-2012 0000000000 0

Hoot Reading Executive Team (6)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Maya Kotecha Co-Founder & Co-Chief Executive Officer
Carly Shuler Co-Founder & Co-Chief Executive Officer
Adam Rehill Chief Technology Officer
Kendall Bishop Chief Marketing Officer
Cindy Chodirker Financial Controller
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Hoot Reading Board Members (1)

Name Representing Role Since
Michael Levine Ph.D Self Board Member 000 0000
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Hoot Reading Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Hoot Reading Investors (10)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Greg Fettes Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Jeff Fettes Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Neil Jaffe Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Spin Master Ventures Corporate Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
ImpactAssets Impact Investing Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Hoot Reading Acquisitions (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Bansho 01-Jan-2022 0000000000 Educational Software
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Hoot Reading FAQs

  • When was Hoot Reading founded?

    Hoot Reading was founded in 2012.

  • Who is the founder of Hoot Reading?

    Maya Kotecha, Rafael Ballagas Ph.D, and Carly Shuler are the founders of Hoot Reading.

  • Who is the CEO of Hoot Reading?

    Maya Kotecha and Carly Shuler are the CEOs of Hoot Reading.

  • Where is Hoot Reading headquartered?

    Hoot Reading is headquartered in Winnipeg, Canada.

  • What is the size of Hoot Reading?

    Hoot Reading has 50 total employees.

  • What industry is Hoot Reading in?

    Hoot Reading’s primary industry is Educational Software.

  • Is Hoot Reading a private or public company?

    Hoot Reading is a Private company.

  • What is Hoot Reading’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Hoot Reading is 000000.

  • How much funding has Hoot Reading raised over time?

    Hoot Reading has raised $2.38M.

  • Who are Hoot Reading’s investors?

    Greg Fettes, Jeff Fettes, Neil Jaffe, Spin Master Ventures, and ImpactAssets are 5 of 10 investors who have invested in Hoot Reading.

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