Office Hours Podcast: Age Of Learning Supplements Kids’ Remote Learning

Spencer Rascoff

Spencer Rascoff serves as executive chairman of dot.LA. He is an entrepreneur and company leader who co-founded Zillow, Hotwire, dot.LA, Pacaso and Supernova, and who served as Zillow's CEO for a decade. During Spencer's time as CEO, Zillow won dozens of "best places to work" awards as it grew to over 4,500 employees, $3 billion in revenue, and $10 billion in market capitalization. Prior to Zillow, Spencer co-founded and was VP Corporate Development of Hotwire, which was sold to Expedia for $685 million in 2003. Through his startup studio and venture capital firm, 75 & Sunny, Spencer is an active angel investor in over 100 companies and is incubating several more.

Office Hours Podcast: Age Of Learning Supplements Kids’ Remote Learning

The new school year is nearly underway, and parents brace for another season of remote learning.

Age of Learning, a Glendale-based EdTech company, has been offering online education to kids way before the COVID-19 pandemic, and it continues to grow.

Have a listen to my conversation with Sunil Gunderia, chief strategy officer of Age of Learning, on my podcast, Office Hours.

Gunderia says two-thirds of America's fourth graders are not proficient in English language arts or math despite the $700 billion that's spent annually on K-12 education.

The disparity spurred the creation of Age of Learning, whose flagship product, ABC Mouse, has brought 30 million young learners to the platform since its launch in 2010.

Hear Gunderia describe the Age of Learning business model, how it's expanding during the time of COVID and what diversity, equity and inclusion measures Age of Learning is taking.

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Samson Amore

Samson Amore is a reporter for dot.LA. He previously covered technology and entertainment for TheWrap and reported on the SoCal startup scene for the Los Angeles Business Journal. Samson is also a proud member of the Transgender Journalists Association. Send tips or pitches to and find him on Twitter at @Samsonamore. Pronouns: he/him

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