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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.
HQLos Altos, US
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Employees (est.) (Sep 2019)40(-4%)

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)
Los Altos, CA, USA
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Tynker Financials and Metrics

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Tynker total Funding

$10.4 m

Tynker latest funding size

$7.10 m

Time since last funding

3 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

Helen Greiner: AI Expert and Co-Founder of iRobot

Helen Greiner: AI Expert and Co-Founder of iRobot Have you ever wondered what artificial intelligence (AI) is, or how it can help people? Helen Greiner, co-founder of iRobot, the company that made the Roomba and the PackBot, could tell you! Inspired by R2-D2 at age 11, Helen has loved robots and AI …

Community Highlights: September 7-13

Community Highlights: September 7-13 We loved seeing so many great user projects and tweets from our community this week! Read on to learn about this week’s highlights! Projects of the Week Nicoli 2 by Skin MasterThis is a very tricky maze! The blue circles are teleporters and some of the walls aren…

Coding for Kids in Zimbabwe

Coding for Kids in Zimbabwe  “They can build games that are specific to the African culture, to the African heroes, so they can actually code the African heroes.” -Percy Ganga Why Teach Kids to Code in Zimbabwe? In Harare, Zimbabwe, Perseverance (Percy) Ganga, founder and director of the Internation…

Webinar: Tynker + Flipgrid – Building Community with Code

Flipgrid and Tynker: Building Community Through Code!  Join hundreds of thousands of teachers from around the world to celebrate Computer Science and engage in the tools of the present and future for National Coding Week! This week, we’re partnering with Flipgrid to show teachers how to integrate am…

Triston Experiments with Code!

Triston Experiments with Code! Featured Maker Triston from West Virginia is twelve years old and loves to learn new things! He is in the 5th grade and science is his favorite subject. Outside of school, Triston likes to play with dogs, play video games, write, draw and code. He wants to be an astrop…

Paddy Loves to Create with Code!

Paddy Loves to Create with Code!  Our Featured Maker is Paddy from Australia! He is nine years old and has a passion for coding, as well as playing piano. He has been playing the piano for five years and likes to create his own songs, but also takes lessons to improve! Paddy would love to be a piani…
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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 40 employees.

  • Who are Tynker competitors?

    Competitors of Tynker include Global Imagination, RosieReality and Scholastic.

  • Where is Tynker headquarters?

    Tynker headquarters is located at Los Altos, CA, USA, Los Altos.

  • Where are Tynker offices?

    Tynker has an office in Los Altos.

  • How many offices does Tynker have?

    Tynker has 1 office.