Pasadena-based company codeSpark raises $4.1 million; app teaches kids programming
A Pasadena-based startup called codeSpark has raised $4.1 million in seed funding for web and mobile games that teach kids how to code even before they know how to read and write effectively. CodeSpark’s games were developed for kids 4 to 9 years old, and with a goal of not just teaching them STEM concepts, but engaging...
By LA School Report | October 10, 2016
CodeSpark: The California startup that’s using apps and games to teach coding to 5-year-olds
Reading ability isn’t necessarily a prerequisite for logical thinking. That’s why Grant Hosford, CEO and co-founder of codeSpark, a Pasadena-based startup developing computer science games for kids, has created a new app where reading doesn’t get in the way. And without barriers, Hosford is now teaching coding to kids as young as 5. “We get...
By Tim Newcomb | February 19, 2016