Knewton is adaptive learning technology provider with the mission to develop personalized education. The platform allows users to build applications that provide real-time proficiency estimation, activity recommendations, analytics, and more. Learning companies use Knewton technology to improve learning outcomes in K–12, higher education, English language teaching, corporate training, and other markets.

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HQNew York, US
Size (employees)160 (est)
Knewton was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in New York, US
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Key People/Management at Knewton

Brian Kibby

Brian Kibby

Jennifer Grunebaum

Jennifer Grunebaum

Doug Hughes

Doug Hughes

Chief Product Officer
Erion Hasanbelliu

Erion Hasanbelliu

Chief Technology Officer
Tanya Livingstone

Tanya Livingstone

Director of Human Resources and Recruiting
Jason A. Jordan

Jason A. Jordan

Senior Vice President, Institutional Partnerships
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Knewton Office Locations

Knewton has offices in New York, Tokyo and London
New York, US (HQ)
100 5th Avenue, NY 10011
London, GB
89 Worship Place
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Knewton Financials and Metrics

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Knewton's latest funding round in August 2018 was reported to be $25 m. In total, Knewton has raised $182.3 m
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Knewton Operating Metrics

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Knewton Online and Social Media Presence

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Knewton News and Updates

K-12 Technology Spend Global Market 2018: Key Players – Blackboard, Knewton, Microsoft, 2U, Aptara

Wiseguyreports.Com adds “K-12 Technology Spend Market –Market Demand, Growth, Opportunities, Analysis of Top Key Players and Forecast to 2025” To Its Research Database. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Adaptive Learning Software – Global Market Estimated to Expand at a Robust CAGR of +30.54% by 2023 Dream box Learning, Knewton, and Smart Sparrow PTY LTD.

It is considered a powerful tool to engage students as it aids in developing new skills by adopting game like features such as incorporation of points, levels, and badges into the learning experience.” Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

K-12 Technology Spending 2018 Global Market Key Players – Knewton, Microsoft, 2U, Aptara, Articulate, Dell– Analysis and Forecast to 2025

Wiseguyreports.Com adds “K-12 Technology Spending Market –Market Demand, Growth, Opportunities, Analysis of Top Key Players and Forecast to 2025” To Its Research Database. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Global Education Technology and Smart Classroom Market by Segmentation, Growth, Status, Analysis and Forecast Report 2018 to 2023 Covering Leading Companies Like Blackboard Inc., Apple Inc., Discovery Communications, Inc., Dell Inc., Knewton

Research N Reports comes up with a new statistical report titled as Global Education Technology and Smart Classroom Market. The report is analyzed in detail and information such as the market dynamics, figures and geographical segmentation of the market is mentioned. Along with this, it also provide…

Knewton secures $25 million in funding, fueling company's efforts to put achievement in reach for all learners with Alta

NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Knewton, the world's leader in adaptive learning products and technologies, has closed its latest financing round, which includes up to $25 million in capital. Knewton plans to use the funding to scale Alta, the company's adaptive learning...

3 big ways today’s college students are different from just a decade ago

Gen Z, the digital generation, non-traditional students, and potentially many more descriptions have been used to label the current postsecondary body of students, but what may not be so evident is exactly how much their preferences, lifestyles and experiences have radically changed from even a deca…
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Knewton Blogs

Saving Money with Beautiful Soup and Hashing

Back in the summer of 2017, Knewton’s alta images had an expensive problem. Whether the images were of parabolas, molecules, or supply and demand curves, they were all missing two important things: alt text and long descriptions. Why do our images need alt text and long descriptions? As part of bein…

What’s new in alta for Fall 2018

Ahh, the dawn of a new academic year. When the slate is wiped clean and we are given a new opportunity to help students achieve their goals. There are new courses to be taught. Fresh faces in your classroom. Great new alta features just waiting to be used. With that in mind, we thought we’d […] The …

The New Chalk: How Machine Learning Can Benefit Higher Education

Machine learning, AI and other algorithmic technologies have long promised to enhance the learning experience for college instructors and students. But what can these technologies actually deliver? What’s required to implement them effectively? And how can they operate in a way that’s both equitable…

Connecting our Knerds: Day of Knerdvocate Collaboration

Earlier this summer, Knewton hosted its first national Knerd Camp, bringing together adopters from across the countryto discuss all things alta with our staff knerds. Knewton’s “knerdvocates” played a key role in making the meeting a success. Knerdvocates are educators who use alta to drive student …

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On Being a Data Science Intern

A snapshot of a summer at KnewtonFirst, a little background on me. At the start of my internship, I had just finished my second year as a PhD student in statistics at the University of Michigan. My research is split between modifying sequential decision making algorithms for uses in education and po…
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Knewton Company Life and Culture

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Knewton Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Knewton founded?

    Knewton was founded in 2008.

  • Who are Knewton key executives?

    Knewton's key executives are Brian Kibby, Jennifer Grunebaum and Doug Hughes.

  • How many employees does Knewton have?

    Knewton has 160 employees.

  • Who are Knewton competitors?

    Competitors of Knewton include Fishtree, ProctorFree and Desire2Learn.

  • Where is Knewton headquarters?

    Knewton headquarters is located at 100 5th Avenue, NY 10011, New York.

  • Where are Knewton offices?

    Knewton has offices in New York, Tokyo and London.

  • How many offices does Knewton have?

    Knewton has 3 offices.