PAPER, formerly known as GradeSlam, is the leading Educational Support System (ESS) implemented by school districts to improve student achievement and teacher effectiveness.

PAPER is driven by a mission to deliver true educational equity, Paper's ESS increases student achievement and teacher effectiveness.

PAPER was founded in 2014 by Philip Cutler and Roberto Cipriani. The company is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, with an office in Santa Monica, California.


Paper has partnered with some of the most influential districts including Irvine Unified School District, Springfield Public Schools, Sequoia Union High School District, Denver Public Schools, Tustin Unified School District and will always be driven to seek out new means of making learning more accessible, convenient and equitable.


PAPER is backed by Reach Capital, Bullpen Capital, Birchmere Ventures, BDC Capital, Real Ventures, Google and others. The company raised $7.5M in a Series A round on Mar 11, 2020. This brings Paper's total funding to $9.1M to date.



  • Year founded: 2014
  • Funding Info: $9.1M over 2 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series A)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Montreal
  • State: Quebec
  • Country: Canada
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