Play Video

In this episode:

Hosted By: Rob Richardson

Max Tuchman CEO Caribu

Maxeme Tuchman is the CEO + Co-Founder of Caribu, an interactive video-calling platform that allows parents and grandparents to read and draw with children when they’re not in the same location. Caribu made Fast Company’s list of World-Changing Ideas for 2019, was named one of the ‘Top Ten EdTech Companies to Watch’ in Forbes, and became one of the most innovative startups in the world by winning the 1776 Global Challenge Cup. Max has been the winner or finalist in 30+ pitch competitions, is the 59th Latina in the US to raise over $1M in venture funding and the first Latina to raise $1M in Equity Crowdfunding, and was recently named as one of INC Magazine’s top 100 Female Founders for 2019.

She has worked in almost every level of education from being a public school teacher, a consultant at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Executive Director of Teach For America, and manager of education projects under NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg and DC Public Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee. Before co-founding Caribu, Max was appointed by President Obama to serve as a White House Fellow at the U.S. Department of the Treasury. She is a first-generation Cuban-American and college student, and a graduate of the Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs and the Miami Fellows Leadership Program. Max is a 2018 Toyota Mother of Invention and received her MBA & MPP from Harvard.


YOU MIGHT
ALSO ENJOY

Branding in a Black Lives Matter Movement

Branding in a Black Lives Matter Movement

Everyone from the NFL to the NBA, to startups and corporations, it’s now popular and universally accepted to say black…
Jewel Burks-Solomon on Google Startups

Jewel Burks-Solomon on Google Startups

In this session from the Disruption Now Summit we discuss the best practices and approaches for getting funded as a…
RBG and Black Lives Matter

RBG and Black Lives Matter

How laws are interpreted often have a more lasting impact than the laws themselves. RBG's death could change the course…