Tynker is a new computing platform designed specifically to teach children computational learning and programming skills in a fun and imaginative way. Tynker is inspired by Scratch from MIT. It is a completely browser-based implementation written using Open Web standards such as Javascript, HTML5, CSS3 and does not use Flash.

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TypePrivate
HQLos Altos, US
Founded2012
Size (employees)28 (est)+4%
Websitetynker.com
Tynker was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Los Altos, US
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Key People/Management at Tynker

Krishna Vedati

Krishna Vedati

Co-Founder & CEO
Kelvin Chong

Kelvin Chong

Chief Architect & Co-Founder
Vidya Mandyam

Vidya Mandyam

Director of Engineering
Srinivas Mandyam

Srinivas Mandyam

Founder and CTO
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Tynker Office Locations

Tynker has an office in Los Altos
Los Altos, US (HQ)
4410 El Camino Real, Suite 104
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Tynker Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2012

Tynker total Funding

$10.4 m

Tynker latest funding size

$7.10 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Tynker investors

Tynker's latest funding round in May 2016 was reported to be $7.1 m. In total, Tynker has raised $10.4 m
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Tynker Online and Social Media Presence

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Tynker Blogs

Jacob’s Ladder to Success!

                                   Jacob’s Ladder to Success! Featured Maker Jacob loves making games and wants to be a game developer when he grows up, which is something he also does outside of school! He is seven years old and in the 2nd grade. His favorite subjects […]

Sope Creek Elementary Empowers Students with STEM!

Sope Creek Elementary Empowers Students with STEM! Sope Creek Elementary is a 30-year old public school in the Cobb County School district located in Marietta, Georgia. Sope Creek is known for innovative learning, high expectations, and a dedication to teacher and student voice and has received Adva…

Josiah Gets a Head Start on His Game-Making Career!

    Josiah Gets a Head Start on His Game-Making Career! For Featured Maker Josiah, learning to code with Tynker is a big step on his path toward becoming a video game maker! 9-year-old Josiah, who’s entering the 4th grade in New Jersey this year, wants to be an engineer who creates games and gaming …

Community Highlights – November 3rd to November 9th

Community Highlights – November 3rd to November 9th So many great things happened in the Tynker community this week! From creating great projects like Super Dash to making storyboards and multiplication games with Tynker, our community is engaging with Tynker in exciting ways! Read on to learn more.…

Code a Thanksgiving Turkey Game!

Code a Thanksgiving Turkey Game in Gobble Trouble! It’s almost time for Thanksgiving dinner, which means that all the turkeys are trying to be the last one found! In this project, you’ll make a hide-and-seek game and click on the turkeys while they’re moving between hiding places! Use coding concept…

Marshall Advises Other Coders to Persevere!

                  Marshall Advises Other Coders to Persevere! Meet eleven-year-old Marshall, an avid coder, video gamer, and athlete from Vancouver, Washington! In his free time you’ll find him reading or Tynkering in preparation for his future career as an author or game designer. He even fishes, a…
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Tynker Company Life and Culture

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Tynker Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Tynker founded?

    Tynker was founded in 2012.

  • Who are Tynker key executives?

    Tynker's key executives are Krishna Vedati, Kelvin Chong and Vidya Mandyam.

  • How many employees does Tynker have?

    Tynker has 28 employees.

  • Who are Tynker competitors?

    Competitors of Tynker include Global Imagination , K12 and Meritnation.

  • Where is Tynker headquarters?

    Tynker headquarters is located at 4410 El Camino Real, Suite 104, Los Altos.

  • Where are Tynker offices?

    Tynker has an office in Los Altos.

  • How many offices does Tynker have?

    Tynker has 1 office.