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TeachStreet, Inc.
Type Private
Founded June 2007
Headquarters Seattle, WA
Key people Dave Schappell, Founder/CEO, Daryn Nakhuda, CTO
Industry Marketplace for online and local classes and experts
Products TeachStreet.com
Employees 11[1]
Website www.teachstreet.com

TeachStreet, Inc. is a web site providing information to students on local and online classes and teachers including pricing information, location, and teacher background and training. It also provides online business management tools for teachers and schools. The site is free to students and includes student reviews and teacher recommendations.



TeachStreet launched its web site in Seattle on April 20, 2008[2], Portland on August 4, 2008, the San Francisco Bay Area on November 19, 2008 and is launched in 8 US Metros, with new listings being added in cities nationwide on a daily basis.

TeachStreet founder Dave Schappell was previously a VP of Marketing at JibJab and a Director of Product Management at Amazon.com. The company received $2.25 million in early stage funding from Madrona Venture Group, Bezos Expeditions and various individual investors[3].


  1. "TeachStreet, Find-A-Local-Teacher Site, Gears Up for Market #2", The Local Onliner, July 1, 2008. Accessed July 28, 2008
  2. Arrington, Michael. TeachStreet Emerges To Help You Find The Best Yoga and Cooking Classes. www.techcrunch.com. 20 April 2008
  3. Weisenthal, Joseph. TeachStreet Raises $2.25 First Round For Local Teacher Search. www.paidcontent.org. 21 April 2008

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