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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.
TypePrivate
Founded2012
HQLos Altos, US
Websitetynker.com
Employee Ratings4

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2019)30(+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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Founding Date

2012

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

Mitchell Baker: Why the Humanities are Crucial for Technology

Mitchell Baker: Why the Humanities are Crucial for Technology “The idea that science, technology and mathematics are enough to build a world forgets the importance of the humanities.” –Mitchell Baker Ever wondered whether the humanities–subjects like law, philosophy, psychology, and others–still hav…

Emi Brings His Code to Life!

Emi Brings His Code to Life! Emi loves to animate, draw comic strips, and would love to be a video game producer when he grows up! He even has his own comic series where he has created a story for his stick characters. Emi lives in Vermont and likes playing video games outside of school. When he is …

Sarah Schemanske Inspires with STEM

Sarah Schemanske Inspires with STEM “Love when students are inspired!” -Sarah Schemanske via Twitter Connect @TeachSchemanske Ann Arbor Public Schools Ann Arbor, MI “Can we do PLTW during recess? PLEASE!!” These are the kinds of expressions students in Sarah Schemanske’s class have been known to exc…

3 Fun Coding Projects for Pi Day

3 Fun Coding Projects for Pi Day Pi Day! Time for eating pie and celebrating an infinite decimal number. But why should we care about this number, and why do we use it as an excuse to consume extra sugar? “Pi” is what we call the mathematical symbol π which represents 3.14, the approximate ratio bet…

Community Highlights: March 4th-March 8th

Community Highlights: March 4th-March 8th It’s been another exciting week in the Tynker community! Kids are making all kinds of creative projects, and teachers and students are coming together to use coding to strengthen critical thinking skills and demonstrate content knowledge. Your favorite multi…

Ximena Gets Inspiration from Holidays

Ximena Gets Inspiration from Holidays Ximena is a future chef and owner of her own restaurant! She is from Mexico and loves to code, cook, draw, and sing–she even takes extra classes after school to improve her singing. At ten years old, she loves science and her creative time at school where she ca…
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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 30 employees.

  • Who are Tynker competitors?

    Competitors of Tynker include Rosie Reality, Global Imagination and K12.

  • 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.