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Career accelerator for college grads

Career accelerator for college grads

Koru gives college students and recent grads the skills, experience, and connections to be stars at great companies.

The education start-up is transforming the college-to-career landscape with an experiential learning program designed to quickly create and place workplace-ready college graduates. They partner directly with leading employers to put grads on the fast-track to great jobs and meaningful careers.

Koru was founded by Kristen Hamilton (Chief Executive Officer) and Josh Jarrett (Chief Learning Officer). Hamilton was a co-founder at Onvia and the former COO of World Learning. Jarrett is a former McKinsey & Co consultant and most recently the Head of Higher Education Innovation at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Headquartered in Seattle, Koru is currently running employer-embedded programs with partners like zulily, Payscale, Porch, Possible, and Julep to give recent graduates the skills, experience and connections they need to get hired and make an immediate impact.


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Co-Founded Onvia - IPO 2000. EIR Maveron, Global Director education Microsoft, COO World Learning.
Total raised


Funded over

3 rounds

Latest round

Series A (Jan 2015)

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