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Rethink Education Newsletter December 2023

Spotlight: AI in Education It’s impossible for us to close the books on 2023 without addressing this year’s most prominent theme: AI. As you may recall from our previous conversations, evaluating the potential and risks presented by AI in education has been top of mind for us at Rethink Education. We do not want to […]

Education

Rethink Food 2023 Impact Report

We began Rethink Food with a mission to help digitize and decarbonize the food system for the betterment of the people and planet. Today, we’re able to showcase how we believe our portfolio companies are working to change the world – and our plates – for decades to come. Check out our 2023 Impact Report!

Food

Rethink Food Newsletter September 2023

Spotlight: AI and the Food System It’s hard these days to read about any industry where the transformative potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is not discussed. At Rethink Food, we have been focused on AI-enabled companies since inception, and now they make up a significant percentage of our portfolio. For example: Brightseed uses its advanced […]

Food

Rethink Healthcare Real Estate’s 2022 Sustainability Report

We are thrilled to share our inaugural Sustainability Report with the Rethink Healthcare Real Estate community. The past few years have been pivotal for our team, marked by a rebranding emphasizing one firm and our focus on delivering strong returns while investing in a socially responsible manner. Now, with the release of our 2022 Sustainability Report, […]

Healthcare Real Estate

Rethink Education’s 2022 Impact Report

Welcome to our 2022 Impact Report. Thank you to our trailblazing portfolio companies who provided the data and narratives necessary to make this report possible. Reflecting on the magnitude of impact our portfolio creates brings us immense joy and reminds us why we do this work. We are grateful to all of you who have […]

Education

Rethink Food Newsletter April 2023

FoodTech Trends According to a Pitchbook Q4 2022 report, after declining for three consecutive quarters, FoodTech VC funding seems to have stabilized. In Q4 2022, FoodTech VCs invested $2.8 billion across 316 deals, a slight 4.8% QoQ decline in deal volume. 1,578 agreements, totaling $20.2 billion, were completed annually. Deal values plummeted by an astounding […]

Food

Rethink Education’s Q4 Investment Strategy

Education technology became a popular investment category during the depths of the pandemic: in 2020 and 2021, many venture capitalists got the opportunity to experience online education and remote training in their own homes, and many new entrants began making big bets at high valuations. But in 2022, some of these tourists seem to have […]

Education

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 […]

Education

Our Teachers Are Leaving — What Now?

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.

Education