• Sesame Street Venture Fund Invests in Start-Ups Teaching Kids to Code-and More

    4 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Learning to code is cool. But Sesame Ventures , the VC arm of the non-profit Sesame Workshop, which produces the long-running educational television show Sesame Street , is betting on the future of teaching kids to build new tech products-even the next Snapchat.
    Sesame Ventures contributed an undisclosed portion of a recent $28 million investment in Kano , a do-it-yourself computer building kit for kids. Already, Kano boasts 250,000 customers across 150 countries, with a mix of hardware tinkerers and game designers working directly on the company's online platform. And the company produces...
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