Kinvolved Closes $1.5M Seed Round to Engage More Families and Communities in Eradicating Chronic Absenteeism

Amidst a wave of new research underlining the connections between school attendance and student success, Kinvolved, the leader in software and services proven to reduce chronic absenteeism and boost daily attendance, has announced it has secured $1.54 million in funding through a Seed II investment round.

GingerBread Capital was among several firms joining lead investor Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation in Kinvolved’s latest round of funding.

Kinvolved was co-founded in 2013 by former New York City educators Miriam Altman and Alexandra Meis with a mission to increase student achievement by minimizing absenteeism. Through technology tools and human interventions, Kinvolved aims to change the deeply ingrained behaviors and external factors affecting student attendance and chronic absence, including poverty, racism, and socio-economic exclusion.

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