Sesame Ventures – Helping Launch Mission-Aligned Startups
Sesame Workshop is always searching for ways to help children grow smarter, stronger, and kinder. With Sesame Ventures, we can aid entrepreneurs whose work closely aligns with that mission – and help more children in the process.
Sesame Ventures will partner with the best emerging companies innovating in education, health, and social welfare for children. Besides investment capital, Sesame Ventures portfolio companies will have access to Sesame Workshop’s expertise in early childhood development, research, kid-centric design thinking, and whole-child curriculum accumulated over nearly five decades of child-focused advancement.
Collab+Sesame is our first fund and operates in partnership with Collaborative Fund, an early stage investment firm that shares our vision to change children’s lives. Collab+Sesame will support the companies it invests in through strategic guidance,operational support, and by leveraging our experience and extensive networks.
Sesame Ventures is proud to participate in Reach Capital’s venture fund. The Reach leadership team shares our commitment to reach and teach children and supports entrepreneurs whose products advance education. Reach Capital will invest in data-driven education products that promote personalized learning and educational technology, with the goal of improving educational access and opportunities, particularly for U.S. public school students.
Learn more about Reach Capital.
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Reaching kids and families around the world through the power of media.
Caring for Each Other
In this study, Sesame Workshop sought out to explore how children were experiencing or processing the pandemic.
The Joan Ganz Cooney Center
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Identity Matters Study
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Coming Together: Family Reflections On Racism Study
For this report, Sesame Workshop explored how children experienced or processed the 2020 surge in media coverage of violent acts of racism.