Newsela Stock

Instructional Content Platform

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Notable Investors

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers


New York NY, US

Total Funding


About Newsela Stock

Newsela is an Instructional Content Platform that combines content with integrated formative assessments and insights into every subject. Students and teachers use Newsela to find digital content from hundreds of sources—from National Geographic to NASA, to Encyclopedia Britannica, and the Washington Post to the Wichita Eagle. Content is institutionalized to meet students where they are, with interactive tools and analytics. Newsela claims that 90% of US schools use its product including 25 million students and over 2.5 million teachers.

Newsela was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in New York, New York. Notable investors in Newsela include Kleiner Perkins, Franklin Templeton, and Tao Capital Partners.


Cambridge Information Group


Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Handshake, Andela, Newsela, Brightwheel

Franklin Templeton Investments

Lacework, Snyk, SpotOn, Workrise, Checkr,, 6sense, Sweetgreen, Talkdesk, Lime

Kaplan EdTech Accelerator

Degreed, Newsela

Kaplan Ventures


Knight Enterprise Fund


Knight Foundation


NewSchools Venture Fund

Newsela, Revolution Foods, EdCast

Waycross Ventures


Women's Venture Capital Fund


Funding History

September 2014$5.4M
September 2014$1.2M
May 2015$14.6M
February 2017$13.5M
February 2019$54.3M
January 2021$100.0M


Chief Executive Officer

Matthew Gross

Chief Financial Officer

Igor Beckerman


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