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what we do


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what we do


WE CREATE COMPANIES THAT HELP YOU

THINK BETTER

 

Our companies build experiences that educate and networks that problem solve. We believe collaborative human thinking drives our evolution more than any data analysis or algorithm. With that in mind, we're creating software across a wide range of domains that empowers people to think more successfully.

 

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companies


companies


OUR COMPANIES

We originate and nurture product innovation companies and turn product leaders into entrepreneurs.

 
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Engaging learning platform that teaches effectively

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Collaborative framework that builds teams at work

 Web Site Coming Soon!

 
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investments


investments


OUR INVESTMENTS

We make small seed investments in passionate entrepreneurs trying to change education, healthcare, business, law, finance or commerce. Our typical check size is $100k – $200k and we’re often the first money going in.

If you want to talk investments, contact us.

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our team


our team


TOM ADAMS

Before launching Workaround, Tom was on the Management Committee of Bridgewater Associates, the world's largest hedge fund. An E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year National Winner, Tom is the former Chairman/CEO of Rosetta Stone which he took public on the NYSE in 2009.

KARIM CHROBOG

Before becoming a Partner at Workaround, Karim was President of 18th Street Films, an award-winning production company; and a Partner at Foxhall Group, a global public policy consultancy. Prior, he worked at TimeWarner. Karim holds a BSFS from Georgetown, a Masters in Business from  Georgetown.

ALEXIE HARPER

Before co-founding Pedago, Alexie served as Senior Researcher and Director of R&D at Rosetta Stone. She holds an M.A. from New York University and received her A.B. in English Literature and Language from Harvard University.

 

ORI RATNER

Ori worked as a Director of Software Development and Software Architect at Rosetta Stone before co-founding Pedago. He studied Computer Science at the University of Virginia, with a research focus in computer graphics and multi-agent simulation.

 

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CHRIS SPILLER

Before joining Bizy as President, Chris led Rosetta Stone's lean start-up incubator developing prototypes and releasing innovative & disruptive products.  He has a Masters in Entertainment Technology from Carnegie Mellon University and a BA from the University of Virginia. 


JOIN OUR TEAM

We are looking for extraordinary collaborators to share the journey with us. Do you bring a practical approach to solving difficult problems? Do you like building fun user experiences and making them beautiful? Do you want to work in a dynamic technology environment on a mission that you are passionate about?

 Join us!

 

CURRENT OPENINGS

 

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