Maxeme Tuchman, CEO & Co-Founder of Caribu, knows almost every level of education from being a public school teacher, Gates Foundation consultant, Executive Director of Teach For America, and as a city, state, and district level education staffer. As a first-generation American and college student, and especially during her time teaching at a Title I high school, she has come to the sobering reality that when it comes to building a strong foundation for literacy, the focus must be on 0-7year olds. She previously founded a media production company and foodie startup. Harvard MBA & MPP.
Caribu is an education platform that helps parents, extended family, and mentors read and draw with children when they’re not together. Caribu is FaceTime meets Kindle, for kids. The result is an engaging livestream shared-screen experience in a carefully designed, curated, and secure platform. An in-app bookstore contains hundreds of books, in six languages, from leading children’s publishers, and many educational workbooks with an interactive drawing overlay.