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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 […]

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.

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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 […]

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Rini Greenfield on Rethinking Investments for a Better Food System – Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg

On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” Dani speaks to Rini Greenfield, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Rethink Food, which invests in entrepreneurs building the future of food. They discuss the explosion of innovation in the food tech industry, sustainable investments, and balancing social and financial returns for a more equitable food system that benefits people […]

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2021 Rethink Education Impact Report

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.

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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.

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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 […]

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Communities of Trust and Care: Education in 2022 and Beyond

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 […]

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A Conversation with Aaron Friedland about Literacy and Access to Education

Today we are joined by Aaron Friedland, Founder & Executiver Director of the Simbi Foundation and Founder and CEO of Simbi. The Simbi Foundation is a nonprofit focused on providing quality education to refugees through its portable solar-powered classrooms. Simbi is a seed-stage edtech startup developing tools to help students learn to read through the […]

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