Nearpod is an award-winning educational technology company that empowers teachers to create engaging and inspiring learning experiences for students.
Nearpod provides a cloud-based platform to enhance the learning process in classrooms and distance learning.
Nearpod was founded in 2012 & is based in Aventura, Florida.
Nearpod allows educators to very easily take their existing presentations, convert them into mobile-friendly content, and engage all students to convert them into active classroom participants. Teachers can deliver their existing content through mobile (iOS or Android) devices and get instant feedback from students through interactive features like polls, quizzes, drawing activities, and others.
Nearpod Inc. offers Nearpod, a solution for the synchronized use of iPads in the classroom that enables instructors to launch interactive multimedia presentations to engage their students and assess their work with the use of iPads.
Nearpod Inc. also offers Nearpod 3D, Nearpod VR, Nearpod collaborate, library, Nearpod EL, and a teacher application for schools and individuals.
Nearpod is backed by notable investors that include: Insight Venture Partners, Reach Capital, Storm Ventures, the Stanford StartX Fund, the Knight Enterprise Fund, Arsenal Ventures, Marc Benioff (the CEO of Salesforce) and Scott Cook (founder and Chairman of Intuit) and his wife, Signe Ostby.