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We were one of the first startups to successfully use crowdfunding, and we have been developing educator focused solutions ever since. Now we're taking it to the next level. We're working on something that is as transformational to education as the invention of the MOOC. Its an intelligent platform that we call the Interactive Class.

HQMenlo Park, CA, US
Employee Ratings4.7
Overall CultureB-

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)111(+3%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Swivl

Sean Murphy

Sean Murphy

Hardware Director
Brian Lamb

Brian Lamb

Co-CEO and Founder
Vladimir Tetelbaum

Vladimir Tetelbaum

Co-CEO and Founder
Steve Clarence

Steve Clarence

VP of Sales
Craig Halper

Craig Halper

Sr. VP Operations
Igor Brovchenko

Igor Brovchenko

Director of Software Engineering & Architecture
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Swivl Office Locations

Swivl has an office in Menlo Park
Menlo Park, CA, US (HQ)
1450 El Camino Real
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Swivl Financials and Metrics

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Swivl total Funding

$4.2 m

Swivl latest funding size

$1.25 m

Time since last funding

6 years ago

Swivl investors

Swivl's latest funding round in August 2015 was reported to be $1.3 m. In total, Swivl has raised $4.2 m
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Swivl Blogs

How to Make Conversations Meaningful Learning Activities

I taught high school literature and journalism in Long Island, NY for 14 years, and for much of that time I had the privilege of teaching an American Authors class, where students earned college credit for each semester. This quickly became my favorite course to teach – not only because of the depth…

Reflection can be powerful with Teams

Start with Glows and Grows Sometimes the best feedback comes in the simplest forms. An easy, high impact way to start leaving feedback for yourself or others starts with the click of a button. That’s why we are improving the way you begin your feedback process with Bookmarking.  During an observatio…

How Do You Nurture Relationships in Your School Community?

Note: This infographic compliments our May 4 webinar takeaways. It shows how to build better relationships within your school community. Download. A community is only as strong as the relationships that bind it together.  On May 4, we held our first Synth webinar,  “How to Develop Stronger Teacher-t…

What Swivl means by ‘student coaching’

Everyone is familiar with athletic coaches. Most are familiar with instructional coaches, too.  But what about student coaches? Of course, these are teachers. Teachers encourage students, motivate them, and help them build skills in one-to-one settings.  Through all of these acts, teachers are coach…

Why Deconstructing Coaching Scales It

At Swivl, our definition of coaching is teaching through relationships. By doing more coaching in schools, and doing it better, educators and students can develop the emotional maturity required to thrive in a world where our behaviors are increasingly-ruled by artificial intelligence. However, ther…

Bookmarking, Prompts, & Updated Android, now on Teams

Swivl’s upcoming release next week is bringing some exciting changes to both the logos and icons of our mobile apps on the App Store and Google Play. The change will also be visible in our Teams platform. Rest assured, you’re in the right place. This change is due to our recent rebrand at Swivl and …
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Swivl Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Swivl founded?

    Swivl was founded in 2010.

  • Who are Swivl key executives?

    Swivl's key executives are Sean Murphy, Brian Lamb and Vladimir Tetelbaum.

  • How many employees does Swivl have?

    Swivl has 111 employees.

  • Who are Swivl competitors?

    Competitors of Swivl include Brainly, Study.com and Blackboard.

  • Where is Swivl headquarters?

    Swivl headquarters is located at 1450 El Camino Real, Menlo Park.

  • Where are Swivl offices?

    Swivl has an office in Menlo Park.

  • How many offices does Swivl have?

    Swivl has 1 office.