SESAME STREET’S VENTURE FUND HEADS DEEPER INTO TECH

dailycaller.com | 6/11/2018 | Staff
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Sesame Ventures, the socially oriented venture capital arm of Sesame Street, has financed tech company Kano with the goal of helping people, especially children, develop computer skills while learning how everyday technology works, rather than simply consuming it.

Kano, a U.K.-based start-up known for children’s build-your-own computer kits, teaches kids to code with step-by-step challenges.

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The recent investment is an extension of a $28-million round of funding that Kano closed in 2018. However, the size of this latest cash infusion remains undisclosed. The strategic investment is not only meant to bolster Kano’s growth, but also allow the company to expand into new products and even venture into new territory. “We are also very keen to demystify decentralized networks like the blockchain,” Klein continued.

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