Transforming early education for every teacher, parent, and child across the globe. brightwheel is saving teachers valuable time and giving parents a deeper connection to their child's learning.

Founded 2014
51-200 employees
  • Education
  • Technology Infrastructure
  • Headquarters address
    brightwheel SF | 275 Battery St (23rd floor), San Francisco, CA 94111
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    Our Story:

    Brightwheel is the all-in-one platform for early education ($60B industry), serving as the hub for schools and families. We save teachers valuable time with easy tools for learning, assessment, communication, and photo sharing. Administrators can manage their full programs with enrollment, reporting, and even online bill pay. Parents get a beautiful, real-time view of their child’s day that helps them participate in the learning + continue it at home. Brightwheel is used throughout the day in schools of all sizes across the globe. It's the top reviewed and fastest growing product in early education.

    It's a world-class team, backed by top investors, including Bessemer Venture Partners, Omidyar Network, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, CrossLink Capital, Eniac Ventures, GGV Capital, Golden Venture Partners, ICONIQ, Lowercase Capital, Mark Cuban Companies, Red Swan Ventures, RRE Ventures, Sherpa Ventures, and notable angel investors.

    We're proud to be building a product that users love, and proud to work in a team of great humans.

    Brightwheel's Core Values

    1. Ownership - of our work, and acting as owners of the company
    2. Empathy - for customers and teammates
    3. Learning - from our wins and misses, always getting better
    4. Results - setting a high bar, seeking extraordinary results

    Hiring Process Stages:

    1. Phone Screening (Recruiter and/or Hiring Manager)
    2. Exercise (take-home assignment, returned within 48hrs)
    3. Onsite Interview (at one of our offices or remote)
    4. Final Interview
    5. Reference Checks & Offer

    Tech stack

    Rails, Heroku, AWS, React, iOS, Android


    Compensation and retirement

    Stock Options
    401k plan
    Commuter assistance plans

    Health and wellness

    Health insurance
    Dental insurance
    Vision insurance
    Life insurance
    Disability insurance

    Vacation and time off

    Unlimited time off
    Flexible working hours
    Maternity benefits
    Paternity benefits

    Personal development

    Management training

    Values and quality of life

    Diversity program
    Accessible via public transportation
    Employee groups and committees
    Snacks and beverages
    Catered lunches
    Company activities
    Pet-friendly workplace
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