Story2 uses our proprietary Moments Method and patented StoryBuilder platform to improve 21st-century speaking, writing and collaboration mastery.
Bad writing is a huge problem in high school, college, and high-stakes school and work transitions. 60% of students are unprepared for college level writing. Bad writing prevents students from applying for competitive scholarships and transferring from 2-year to 4-year colleges. And poor writing impedes career growth and costs US businesses billions of dollars a year.
We've taught more than 150K students how to use storytelling to complete college admission essays. 80% improved their writing; students who used Story2 applied to and were admitted to more selective college, with more scholarships, than a control group of academically and demographically comparable peers.
In 2019 we are launching HirePower: 7 courses that teach high school and college students how to use storytelling in interviews, resumes, and networking.
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Story2 uses our proprietary Moments Method and patented StoryBuilder platform to improve 21st-century speaking, writing and collaboration mastery.
Bad writing is a huge problem in high school, college, and high-stakes school and work transitions. 60% of students are unprepared for college level writing. Bad writing prevents students from applying for competitive scholarships and transferring from 2-year to 4-year colleges. And poor writing impedes career growth and costs US businesses billions of dollars a year.
We've taught more than 150K students how to use storytelling to complete college admission essays. 80% improved their writing; students who used Story2 applied to and were admitted to more selective college, with more scholarships, than a control group of academically and demographically comparable peers.
In 2019 we are launching HirePower: 7 courses that teach high school and college students how to use storytelling in interviews, resumes, and networking.
Winner of Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses (2013) and the Kaplan EdTech Accelerator (TechStars, 2014), Story2 has been broadly recognized as a disruptive leader in online storytelling and writing, winning an EDDIE award for Best College Admissions Essay Web Site, as well as Forbes "10 EdTech Companies You Need to Know About" and "14 NY Tech Companies to Watch."
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Investors

Bruce Hack
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Bruce Hack Bruce Hack is founder and CEO of BLH Venture, LLC, a provider of strategy and operating advice to media and entertainment companies. He is a
Todd Padgett
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Walt Winshall
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Walt Winshall
Graham Forman
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Graham Forman

Advisors

Ajay Rajani
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Ajay Rajani Serial entrepreneur, investor & experimenter. Formerly founding CMO @Tala & Head of Product @Grovo
Tristan Louis
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Tristan Louis Serial entrepreneur on 6th startup (2 IPOs, 3 sales)
Tristan Lewis
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Tristan Lewis
Ajay Rajani
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Ajay Rajani

Employees

Chad Marciniak
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Chad Marciniak Engineer Lead engineer
Kim Cuomo
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Marc Adler
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Marley Spooner
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Marley Spooner An acceptance letter to college changed my life. I use storytelling to create the same opportunity for others.

Recommendations

Bruce Hack

I come to Story2 with decades of experience in online products and services actively used by high school and college-aged children. I see Story2 is a brilliant solution to a gigantic problem in education and business – poor writing skills. Story2 has solved this problem by guiding the writer to tell his or her story out loud, then convert that story via a simple set of practices into much more compelling written product than would be created directly. This solution is now proved out by real engagement and outcomes for children and parents. I was so impressed with the Story2 team and progress that I invested early and have spent considerable time with the company’s leadership. As Story2 expands and requires more capital, I plan to invest further to support their product, sales and marketing efforts. I would be happy to further discuss their huge commercial potential, the team or any other questions you have.

Graham Forman

Carol is a passionate, mission-driven entrepreneur with deep domain expertise in the problem she and her team are working to solve - better writing skills. Story2 is a pioneering approach to improving writing skills through the neuroscience of storytelling. The company's platform is scalable and has the potential to improve writing skills for millions of students. As an impact investor, Story2 has all the ingredients that I look for - a passionate team driven by a great leader, a big, important problem to solve, and a pioneering approach that's backed by evidence that it can improve student outcomes.