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Cap Table Cast

By FoundersXcel
A behind-the-scenes conversation series with the earliest stage founders. From dorm room startups to seed stage and beyond. From FoundersXcel—a rapidly growing community of early stage founders, designed to provide founder-focused mentorship and access to members-only workshop and networking opportunities.
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Arist: From Dorm Room to YC with Michael Ioffe

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Arist: From Dorm Room to YC with Michael Ioffe
Today, Michael Ioffe is the co-founder and CEO of Arist, a state-of-the-art text message learning platform trusted by Fortune 500 companies like DuPont. Just over 2 years ago, Michael first witnessed how effective text message learning could be for teaching kids, even when those kids were living in a Yemeni conflict zone. Back at Babson, in his sophomore year dorm, Michael met Ryan Laverty, who'd spent time teaching entrepreneurship in Tanzania. After bringing on Ryan's childhood friend Joe as CTO, the trio built Arist, a Y Combinator S20 company undergoing rapid growth.
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September 21, 2020