Logo Big Clever Learning
Logo Big Clever Learning

Education + technology = Big Clever Learning

Bringing digital tech into the classroom not only makes teachers’ lives easy. It also equips children to become tomorrow’s global citizens. When we invest in technology companies, we’re building the next generation of education brands.

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Kizzu

Over 3 million downloads later, Kizzu educational apps are making learning fun and rewarding for children around the world.

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Digital Theatre

Giving learners the best seat in the house: Digital Theatre brings the essential plays to the heart of the classroom. 

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Want to be part of the Big Clever Learning adventure? Find out what we’re looking for in the companies we invest in.

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Why are we here?

Investing in big clever companies

Big Clever Learning, is a private-equity backed business that focuses on acquiring, developing and building the next generation of digital education brands for kids. Backed by a world-class team of entrepreneurs and specialists we create products and services that enable children to learn and be entertained in fun, innovative and effective ways using a variety of digital media.

How do we invest?

find out what we are looking for:

Here’s what we expect from a candidate for investment:

Lifelong learning – educating children at all stages of development
Market focus – with global relevance
Subscription-based – with a loyal community of users
Curriculum focus – with products tied into the national curriculum
Data-driven – constantly improving products with teacher-centred technology

View our brands

our brands

     
  • Award-winning English, maths, science and coding games

    Visit Sherston

  • Popular problem-solving and word-based apps for kids and babies

    Visit Kizzu

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  • All the essential plays performed, filmed and delivered to the classroom

    Visit Digital Theatre

WHO WE ARE

MEET THE BIG CLEVER LEARNING TEAM

  • Justin Cooke

    Justin is the guy with the vision. He also likes to roll up his sleeves and get stuck in. A partner at Northzone, the pioneering European venture capital firm, Justin also finds time to advise Number Ten, the British Museum and FutureLearn. He sold his company Fortune Cookie to WPP in 2012.

  • David Hart

    Creating educational content children love is David’s role – and as the co-founder of super-successful Kizzu children’s apps, he knows what he’s doing. He’s worked with CBeebies and Nickelodeon as co-founder of digital agency Codegent. Plus, he’s a school governor and dad to Max and Mila.

  • Chris Davison

    Chris is at the heart of our business. He runs our school partnerships and pulls in the revenue. He also has his fingerprints all over our marketing and product development. Chris has been working at the intersection of education and technology for over ten years. He’s even got a degree in it.

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Our news

latest news from big clever learning

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14 Jul 2016

Digital Theatre+ announce audio content partnership with non-profit arts organization L.A. Theatre Works

Digital Theatre+ is proud to present an extensive new partnership with L.A. Theatre Works, bringing over 170 new audio…

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08 Jul 2016

Digital Theatre and Hibrow, form exclusive content partnership

Digital education platform, Digital Theatre+, and kaleidoscopic “YouTube for the arts” platform, Hibrow, have entered…

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04 Jul 2016

Digital Theatre+ announces major new content partnership with BBC Active

The rapidly growing education platform is more than doubling the collection of education and video content that will be available in the library by the start of the 2017 academic year.

talk to us

Need a partner? +44 (0)20 3873 1323
Looking for a career? +44 (0)20 3873 1322
Want to buy a product?  +44 (0)20 3873 1347
A financial query?  +44 (0)20 3873 1350
Got a question?  +44 (0)20 3873 1347

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