With investment from Salesforce Ventures and NFL quarterback Tom Brady, D.C. edtech company Class Technologies raised an additional $12.25 million.
Class announced the raise Tuesday, bringing its overall funding to $58 million since its launch in September of 2020. Led by CEO Michael Chasen, who is a cofounder and former CEO of D.C. edtech company Blackboard, the company makes a product which allows teachers to complete tasks like taking attendance, proctor exams and talk one-on-one with students through Zoom. The company earned the top spot on Technical.ly’s RealLIST Startups 2021 in D.C.
Chasen said Brady, the Super Bowl-winning quarterback who is a father of three, and Salesforce were interested in Class to help with virtual learning both during the increased virtual learning in the pandemic, and after students go back to school.
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