All About School Finance: a Conversation with Allovue

Does school finance feel like a black box? Are you having trouble finding reliable resources for the inside scoop? This episode is for you! We chat with two experts in the field: Jess Gartner, CEO & Founder, and Jason Becker, Chief Product Officer of Allovue, a portfolio companies of Rethink Education. Allovue works with K-12 […]

Our Teachers Are Leaving — What Now?

Our Teachers Are Leaving — What Now? Amanda Beaudoin

By Amanda Beaudoin A look at the problem and potential solutions. You are an elementary school student. You squeeze into your desk in an overcrowded classroom while an adult you have never seen before stands in front of your class — yet another substitute teacher filling in since your teacher left last month.

Our Rebrand

Inside Seavest’s rebranding to Rethink Capital Partners Seavest embraces a new name, keeps the people and the purpose By Rethink Capital Partners Team We’re excited to share that Seavest Investment Group and Rethink Capital Partners are uniting under a single name: Rethink Capital Partners. Each of our strategies will display the Rethink branding; most notably […]

Is Food Still Hot?

Brad Jakeman & Rini Greenfield, Co-Founders & Managing Partners, Rethink Food Excerpt from September 2022 Newsletter A recent report by Pitchbook generated wide media attention suggesting that Food Tech as a sector may be experiencing a slowdown. Let’s get into that first! Pitchbook reported that in the second quarter of 2022, the overall transaction value […]

Expanding Access to Higher Education: A Chat with Jamie Merisotis of the Lumina Foundation

On the latest episode of the Rethinking Education Sessions, Matt Greenfield and Amanda Beaudoin sit down with Jamie Merisotis, the President and CEO of Lumina Foundation. Lumina Foundation is the nation’s largest private foundation committed solely to enrolling and graduating more students from colleges. The Foundation is also a good friend and LP of Rethink […]

FoodTech Landscape

Brad Jakeman & Rini Greenfield, Co-Founders & Managing Partners, Rethink Food Excerpt from the June 2022 Newsletter We continue to see an acceleration of the disruption and reinvention of the entire global food system. Led by disruptive founders, enabled by advanced digital technology, the food system is evolving to be more sustainable, nutritious and accessible at scale. […]

2021 Rethink Education Impact Report

Rethink Education Impact Report 2021

July 2022 marks the tenth anniversary of Rethink Education. It seems like a good moment to look back over this decade for patterns and lessons. Read about our impact, our investment thesis and about our portfolio companies, and more, in our latest Rethink Education Impact Report.

How Our Schools Need to Change After COVID

After surviving the pandemic, our stressed, distracted, anxious children need a new kind of school. Even before the COVID pandemic, over 60 percent of all children had experienced “adverse childhood events.” Future studies will almost certainly show a large increase in this percentage.

Meet our New Managing Partner: Andre Bennin

We were thrilled to welcome a new Managing Partner to the Rethink Education team earlier this month, Andre Bennin. A lot of you may know Dre from his role as Managing Director of Corporate Development for the Strada Education Network or his investing leadership as a Managing Partner Juvo Ventures. In today’s episode of the […]