Updated: Jul 14, 2022
CRISPR Classroom, an education technology company that uses CRISPR to teach biology, is excited to be accepted into the Caruso Incubator.
Los Angeles, California - March 1, 2022 - CRISPR Classroom, an EdTech company empowering students and educators to use CRISPR technology, is excited to join the Caruso Incubator with the Uncommon Individual Foundation. Since 2015, the Caruso Incubator has helped more than 75 entrepreneurial teams refine their business plans and raise more than $13 million in capital. Through the Incubator, CRISPR Classroom will take advantage of UIF’s mentoring community and other resources. The incubator also holds regular meetups for its members, which will provide CRISPR Classroom with an opportunity to share their products and services with a large group of mentors, advisors, customers, and investors.
CRISPR Classroom is made up of a team of educators, engineers, and scientists passionate about making CRISPR education accessible to the masses. The company aims to make the technology engaging to students and educators by developing a hands-on curriculum that will allow students to learn about the science behind CRISPR and the ways it can be applied in real-world situations.
"CRISPR Classroom's vision for the future of the biology classroom will revolutionize how we teach our kids science. Their recent rapid advances delivering CRISPR educational programming to students and educators highlight their ability to execute with a multidisciplinary, customer-first approach. I look forward to contributing to the company's success as the business extends further into the education technology market." - Ben Pietrzyk, Director Caruso Incubator
For more information on CRISPR Classroom visit www.crisprclassroom.org
About the Caruso Incubator
Founded in 1986, by Dr. Richard E. Caruso, the Uncommon Individual Foundation (UIF) is a nonprofit leader in mentor-based learning. A successful entrepreneur, and former CEO of Integra Life Sciences, Dr. Caruso attributes his entrepreneurial success to the mentors he encountered throughout his life. UIF is his way of ‘mentoring it forward,’ to help individuals and organizations succeed through curated connections to mentors.
To learn more: https://www.uif.org
Kristina Tatiossian, PhD
ABOUT CRISPR CLASSROOM
CRISPR Classroom was founded to close the gap between STEM innovation and education, helping lower the barriers that parents, students, and educators face when searching for enriching and hands-oneducational content. The company leverages their deep expertise in science storytelling to build learning programs for students at scale. With its foundations in educational innovation, the company's platforms integrate courses, hands-on experimental kits, and career education to advance both educator- and student-led initiatives. With its users from over 40 countries and thousands of others following their story on social media, CRISPR Classroom is at the forefront of STEM education enabling the next generation of students to think critically, solve complex problems, and address our most pressing issues with logic and creativity.