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.
Company Growth (employees)
Mountain View, US
Size (employees)
29 (est)+8%
Tynker was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Mountain View, US

Key People 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

Tynker Office Locations

Tynker has an office in Mountain View
Mountain View, US (HQ)
480 San Antonio Rd Suite 100

Tynker Data and Metrics

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$10.4 m

Latest funding size

$7.1 m

Time since last funding

about 1 year


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

Tynker News and Updates

Minecraft Code Builder introduces programming to block-stacking students

Microsoft today announced Code Builder for Minecraft: Education Edition. This new extension will teach kids how to code with the help of an assistant within the building block video game. Code Builder introduces the Agent, a tiny sidekick, who executes coding instructions given via programs like Tyn…

Apple launches coding camps for kids in its retail stores

 Apple this summer is expanding its lineup of Apple Camp sessions to include a new course that teaches children the basics of coding. Aimed at children ages 8 through 12,  the new 3-day session will use software from Tynker to introduce concepts of block-based coding and will allow kids to program S…

Tynker Company Life and Culture

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