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Brightwheel is a company that develops an all-in-one platform for early education, serving as the hub for preschool, daycare, and after-school programs. The Company's platform saves teachers time with tools for learning, assessment, communication, and photo sharing. It also allows administrators to manage their full programs with enrollment, reporting, and even online bill pay.
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Employee Ratings4.4

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)267(+4%)
Job Openings48
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Key People/Management at Brightwheel

Dave Vasen

Dave Vasen

Founder & CEO

Brightwheel Office Locations

Brightwheel has offices in San Francisco, Austin and Denver
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
275 Battery St #2350, San Francisco
Austin, TX, US
11801 Domain Blvd
Denver, CO, US
3459 Ringsby Ct #200
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Brightwheel Financials and Metrics

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Brightwheel total Funding

$88.8 m

Brightwheel latest funding size

$55 m

Time since last funding

8 months ago

Brightwheel investors

Brightwheel's latest funding round in February 2021 was reported to be $55 m. In total, Brightwheel has raised $88.8 m
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Brightwheel Operating Metrics

Oct, 2018


25 k
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Brightwheel Cybersecurity Score

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Brightwheel News and Updates

Daycare Software Market - Current Impact to Make Big Changes | Brightwheel, HiMama, EZCare

What's Ahead in the Global Daycare Software Market? Benchmark yourself with strategic steps and conclusions recently published by AMA Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Brightwheel Blogs

101 Ideas for Boosting Staff Engagement at Your Childcare Center or Preschool

Working in early education is extremely rewarding, but it can also be challenging and lead to burnout for many teachers. Follow these tips for supporting your staff in four key areas—career development, recognition and appreciation, team-building, and stress management— to keep your teac…

The Ultimate Guide to Starting a Daycare Franchise

Buying into a daycare franchise is a less daunting way to step into the daycare industry than by starting your own business with no brand affiliation. However, franchising comes with a different set of challenges. If you’re considering entering into a franchise, you need the right inform…

How to Get a Daycare License for Your Child Care Business

Running your own daycare center can be an incredibly rewarding experience. But before you can sign up your first family, you need to take the proper steps to make your child care dream a legitimate business. If you’re looking to start your own child care center, one of the first things …

How to Onboard New Childcare Staff: 8 Inspiring Ideas

Building a healthy staff culture at your childcare center or preschool doesn’t happen overnight. It’s an ongoing process that starts as soon as your staff members accept their job offers! Teachers who have a great onboarding experience are likely to be happier and more motivated at work …

How to Plan a Professional Development Day for Childcare Staff—Ideas to Engage and Motivate Your Teachers

One of the best ways to build a happy, engaged staff team is to invest in your staff members’ career growth. In fact, studies show that employee retention rates rise 30-50% for businesses with strong learning cultures. As a childcare or preschool director, you may not be able to pay your…

Preschool Assessments 101: What Early Educators Need to Know

Every child is unique. From the moment they’re born, kids are showing off their own personalities, preferences, and skills. For parents, educators, and care workers, it’s important to keep track of a child’s development. This includes meeting certain physical, emotional, and mental bench…
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Brightwheel Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Brightwheel founded?

    Brightwheel was founded in 2014.

  • Who are Brightwheel key executives?

    Brightwheel's key executives are Dave Vasen.

  • How many employees does Brightwheel have?

    Brightwheel has 267 employees.

  • Who are Brightwheel competitors?

    Competitors of Brightwheel include Apptegy, Learnerbly and Wowzers.

  • Where is Brightwheel headquarters?

    Brightwheel headquarters is located at 275 Battery St #2350, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Brightwheel offices?

    Brightwheel has offices in San Francisco, Austin and Denver.

  • How many offices does Brightwheel have?

    Brightwheel has 3 offices.