Brightwheel Overview

  • Founded
  • 2014
Founded
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 148
Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Series C
  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $55M
Latest Deal Amount
  • Investors
  • 31

Brightwheel General Information

Description

Developer of mobile, cloud-based management and communication platform designed to connect schools and families, and solve their biggest challenges. The company's platform lets teachers manage their day and communicate with parents, gives parents insight into what their children are learning, and automates the process of managing operations for administrators, enabling administrators to manage their school, teachers manage their classroom, and parents to manage their home easier.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Educational Software
Other Industries
Communication Software
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Information Services (B2C)
Primary Office
  • Post Office Box 590778
  • San Francisco, CA 94159
  • United States

Brightwheel Timeline

2018201920202021
Financing RoundCaptured Employee CountEstimated Employee Growth
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Brightwheel Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
6. Later Stage VC (Series C) 03-Feb-2021 $55M 000.00 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Early Stage VC (Series B) 02-Oct-2018 0000 000.00 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Accelerator/Incubator 08-Nov-2017 00.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Early Stage VC (Series A) 16-Feb-2017 0000 000.00 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Early Stage VC 03-May-2016 $600K $3.39M Completed Generating Revenue
1. Seed Round 29-Apr-2016 $2.79M $2.79M 000 Completed Generating Revenue
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Brightwheel Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Authorized
Par Value Dividend Rate ($) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Series C-2 000,000 00.000000 00.0 000.00 000.00 00 000.00 0.000
Series C-1 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 000.00 000.00 00 000.00 0.000
Series B 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.0 00.0 00 00.0 00.000
Series A 3,983,725 $0.000100 $0.13 $2.51 $2.51 1x $2.51 16.61%
Seed 3,475,928 $0.000100 $0.04 $0.8 $0.8 1x $0.8 14.5%
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Brightwheel Comparisons

Description
Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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Brightwheel Competitors (13)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
HiMama Venture Capital-Backed Toronto, Canada 000 00.000 0000000000 0 00.000
0000000 Venture Capital-Backed Los Angeles, CA 00 00.00 000000000 00.00
000000000 Venture Capital-Backed San Francisco, CA 000 000.00 00000000000 000.00
000000 Venture Capital-Backed Cambridge, MA 00 00.000 000000000 - 00.000
0000000000 Formerly VC-backed Tewksbury, MA 00 000.00 000000&0 000.00
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Brightwheel Executive Team (3)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Dave Vasen Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Roie Chizik Chief Financial Officer
Jeff Buening Advisor
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Brightwheel Board Members (2)

Name Representing Role Since
Charles Birnbaum Bessemer Venture Partners Board Member 000 0000
Jeff Richards GGV Capital Board Member 000 0000
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Brightwheel Signals

Growth Rate

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

Size Multiple

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

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Brightwheel Investors (31)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Addition Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Daniel Shapero Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Emerson Collective Impact Investing Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Julia Hartz Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Kevin Hartz Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Brightwheel Acquisitions (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
0000000 03-Nov-2016 000000000000000000 Social/Platform Software 0000 00000
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