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Parent Tech: Founder of Kano, the fastest-growing kids coding kit.

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We are UK's first and largest Parent Tech community i.e. a platform for innovative startups using technology to simplify family life. We connect innovative, ambitious Parent Tech startup founders to share ideas and build partnerships for growing and scaling ventures. Our monthly event series is a destination for Parent Tech entrepreneurs to meet and connect with each other and with industry experts. Also join our Parent Tech Facebook community here, to see what other Parent Tech founders are discussing.



Join us at our next event: Breakfast Q&A with Alex Klein CEO & Co-Founder of Kano, on how he is building a fast-growth Parent Tech startup



Alex Klein, Co-Founder and CEO of Kano, has set out to empower makers of all ages to experiment with technology and build essential programming skills by creating the first build-it-yourself computer and coding kit. Kano launched on Kickstarter in December 2013 with a goal of raising $100,000, but the response exceeded their wildest expectations. Kano beat their fundraising goal by more than 15 times, raising over $1.5 million from 13,287 backers in 86 countries. It became the most crowd-funded learning invention at the time. They also attracted a list of notable of backers such as Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple. Kano has sold more than 200,000 computer kits and employs over 70 people. Recently, Kano raised $28 million (£21 million) in funding. Kano is now embarking on a major expansion in North American retail stores. It'll now be in 4,500 stores — a fourfold increase — including every Best Buy and Target, as well as select Walmart, Barnes & Noble, Microsoft stores, and elsewhere.

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