Dealflow | June 30, 2020

APDS secures $5 million to offer education in prisons

Jessica Pothering
ImpactAlpha Editor

Jessica Pothering

ImpactAlpha, June 30 – B Corp APDS’s tablet-based learning platform for inmates provides education, rehabilitation, and job training including GED preparation, English and cognitive behavioral therapy. It is available in 88 facilities in 17 states.

Co-lead investors New Markets Venture Partners and ReThink Education reupped their commitments in the company’s Series B round.

Earlier this year, Nucleos raised early funding for its prison education and vocational training programs. Chicago-based Edovo also offers tablet based learning for inmates.