John Danner Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Investments
  • 15
  • Portfolio
  • 13
  • Exits
  • 1
Exits

John Danner General Information

Description

Mr. John Danner serves as Advisor at Sora Schools. Mr. John Danner co-founded and served as Chief Executive Officer at Zeal Learning. Mr. Danner also co-founded and served as Chief Executive Officer at Rocketship Education. Mr. Danner served as a Board Member at DreamBox Learning. Mr. Danner, former CEO and co-founder of Rocketship Education -- a national network of schools established to eliminate the elementary-age achievement gap in high poverty neighborhoods -- John has been a pioneer in the Personalized Learning arena. He has also served as a teacher in the Nashville public school system for three years. He co-founded Sacred Heart Nativity School, a private Catholic middle school for at-risk Latino boys in San Jose. John previously served as the Chairman of the Charter School Resource Center of Tennessee, and assisted with the establishment of 12 charter schools in Tennessee. He also served as a founding director of KIPP Academy Nashville, a charter middle school in Nashville. Prior to his work in education, John founded and served as CEO of NetGravity, an Internet advertising software company. John took NetGravity public and sold the company to Doubleclick in 1999. John holds a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and a Master's Degree in Education Policy from Vanderbilt University. John is the 2010 winner of the Aspen Institute's John P. McNulty Prize, and a Henry Crown Fellow at the Aspen Institute.

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Atlanta, GA
  • United States
+1 (470) 000-0000

John Danner Investments (15)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Geniebook 19-Oct-2021 Early Stage VC 000.00 Educational Software Profitable 0000 000000
0000000 23-Feb-2021 00000 00000 000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
000000 17-Feb-2021 00000 00000 000.00 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
00000000000(000000 01-Jan-2021 00000 00000 00.000 Educational Software Generating Revenue
00000 06-Nov-2020 00000 (00000 00000 Educational Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
00000000 03-Sep-2020 00000 00000 00.00 Education and Training Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000 000000
000000 22-Jun-2020 0000 00000 000.00 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
000000 (0000000000 12-May-2020 0000 00000 00.00 Educational Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
Check (Educational Software) 13-Apr-2020 Early Stage VC Educational Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
Lingokids 26-Mar-2020 Later Stage VC 000.00 Educational Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
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John Danner Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
0000000000 00000 ( 000000000 00000000
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John Danner Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
John Danner Angel Investor 00 Atlanta, GA
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John Danner Co-Investors (94)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Learn Capital 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
Reach Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Y Combinator 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Founders Fund 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Lightspeed Venture Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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