VCs from Bessemer Venture Partners, FirstMark Capital and Sequoia Capital are among the most prominent board members in ed tech.

Ed tech is on the rise, with funding up 96% in the four quarters through Q2’15. As investment pours in, more VCs are becoming involved in prominent ed tech companies.

We used CB Insights’ Board of Directors Search to identify some of the most prominent investors and board members in the ed tech industry.

We identified 7 prominent ed tech investors who each hold (or have held) board seats in 3 or 4 different ed tech companies. The investors come from top firms such as Sequoia Capital and Bessemer Venture Partners. Please see the list below:

Who’s Who in Ed Tech? A Look At Prominent VC Board Members
Investor Firm Select Ed Tech Board Seats

Amish Jani

Amish Jani

firstmark-capital Knewton, Lumosity, Schoology, StraighterLine

E. Novak


logo_novak_biddle Fidelis Education, Parchment, UniversityNow

Frank Bonsal

frank bonsal

NMVP_logoLG-300x64 Curiosityville (exited), Moodlerooms (exited), Questar Assessment

John Martinson

John Martinson

EdisonPartners-Logo CambridgeSoft (exited), ClearPoint Learning Systems, Presidium Learning (exited)

Bryan Schreier


logo-sequoia Clever, Inkling Systems, MindSnacks
Rob Stavis

Rob stavis

bessemer_venture_partners_blog1 2U (exited), BrightBytes, Knewton

Victor Parker

victor parker

spectrum ExamSoft Worldwide, (exited), Teacher Synergy