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Riipen is a skill-building assessment platform that helps companies pick the right graduating talent.

Through Riipen challenges students can demonstrate the specific skills that companies will be hiring for. Companies build their employer brand and easily identify the talent that will fuel their future success.
TypePrivate
Founded2012
HQVancouver, CA
Websiteriipen.com

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Employees (est.) (Jan 2020)45(+8%)

Key People/Management at Riipen

Richard Tuck

Richard Tuck

Founder & CEO
Dana Stephenson

Dana Stephenson

Co-Founder, Chief Connecting Officer
Dave Savory

Dave Savory

Co-Founder & COO
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Riipen Office Locations

Riipen has offices in Vancouver and Toronto
Vancouver, CA (HQ)
310-318 Homer St
Toronto, CA
65 Queen St W
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Riipen Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2012

Riipen total Funding

$4.8 m

Riipen latest funding size

$3.75 m

Time since last funding

a month ago

Riipen investors

Riipen's latest funding round in December 2019 was reported to be $3.8 m. In total, Riipen has raised $4.8 m
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Riipen Operating Metrics

Riipen's Customers was reported to be 5 k in Dec, 2019.
Dec, 2019

Colleges and Universities Served

150

Customers

5 k

Customers (Students)

40 k
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Riipen Online and Social Media Presence

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Riipen News and Updates

Vancouver EdTech startup Riipen raises $5 million pre-Series A

Vancouver-based EdTech startup Riipen, which has created an experiential learning platform that allows companies to connect with post-secondary schools on projects, has closed a...

Riipen Blogs

Experiential Learning: Shaping the Future of Work

The post Experiential Learning: Shaping the Future of Work appeared first on Riipen.

Riipen Celebrates 6 Years of Learning and Growth

The post Riipen Celebrates 6 Years of Learning and Growth appeared first on Riipen.

Riipen Wins Reimagine Education’s “Nurturing Employability” Award for Collaboration With The Ontario Government

The post Riipen Wins Reimagine Education’s “Nurturing Employability” Award for Collaboration With The Ontario Government appeared first on Riipen.

RECAP: 2019 Federal Budget — funding for innovations to support life-long learning for Canadians of all ages

The 2019 federal budget announcement delivered big wins for education, with funding available for innovations in both K12 and post-secondary education. The budget also provided funding for innovations to support life-long learning for Canadians of all ages. To help you digest this historic investmen…

Tracy Penny Light: Riipen Spotlight — Experiential Learning Thought Leaders

The Riipen team met Tracy Penny Light at the annual conference of the Association for Authentic, Experiential, and Evidence-Based Learning (AAEEBL) which Tracy (as Board Chair) was hosting at Capilano University last July. This has become one of our favorite conferences and we can’t wait for next ye…

Career Ready Fund & Riipen Delivering Thousands of WIL Experiences for Ontario Students

Earlier this year, the Career Ready Fund (funded by the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities) & Riipen launched an initiative to create thousands of work-integrated learning (WIL) opportunities for post-secondary students. The goal is to help students across the province gain…
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Riipen Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Riipen founded?

    Riipen was founded in 2012.

  • Who are Riipen key executives?

    Riipen's key executives are Richard Tuck, Dana Stephenson and Dave Savory.

  • How many employees does Riipen have?

    Riipen has 45 employees.

  • Who are Riipen competitors?

    Competitors of Riipen include AskforTask, University Beyond and Freelancer.

  • Where is Riipen headquarters?

    Riipen headquarters is located at 310-318 Homer St, Vancouver.

  • Where are Riipen offices?

    Riipen has offices in Vancouver and Toronto.

  • How many offices does Riipen have?

    Riipen has 2 offices.