Tiger Global invests $200 mn in education technology firm GoGuardian

GoGuardian, an education technology company, announced a $200 million strategic investment from Tiger Global Management.
jio-for-studentsGoGuardian offers digital learning solutions for classroom management, engagement, assessment, and student safety.

In the past year alone, GoGuardian’s customer base grew 60 percent to over 10,000 schools, including 23 of the top 25 largest U.S. districts. Over 22 million K-12 students in the U.S. — one in three — now benefit from GoGuardian technology as part of their learning journey.

Advait Shinde, co-founder and CEO, GoGuardian, said: “The success we’ve had to date fuels us to pursue our mission with more energy and ambition than ever before, and Tiger Global’s investment significantly expands our future impact in creating empowered and inspired learners. We are grateful for their partnership and excited for the work ahead.”

GoGuardian will use the funding from Tiger Global for product innovation, talent acquisition, and business development.

John Curtius, Partner at Tiger Global, said: “We are excited to partner with GoGuardian, with its industry-leading product offering and best-in-class growth at scale, margins and retention characteristics, as the company cements its position as a true end-to-end SaaS platform for K-12 schools.”

GoGuardian expanded its employee base 60 percent over the past year and aiming to reach 1,000 employees in 2023. Notable milestones in the last year include the acquisitions of Pear Deck and Edulastic.