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In the last two years, LEAD has expanded from 600 partner schools to nearly 5,000; it raised $100 million recently, becoming a unicorn in the process
Teachers are the centre of its plans to digitise classrooms—by removing the management and lesson planning headache, LEAD lets them focus on teaching
LEAD’s solutions work well for splashy marketing, but they’re difficult to tailor for a diverse range of students. They’re also expensive
The only way LEAD can make bank is by scaling; it has enough runway to hit 10,000 schools but organic growth will not come easy
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