Innovation, Meet Operations

A Venture Studio Focused on the Education Ecosystem

Incubated at Entangled Ventures

Investing & Advising

What's a Venture Studio?

Whereas venture capital firms put capital into businesses with
great scale potential, Venture Studios create them, combining
insights, financial capital, human capital, and market
expertise to create value.

Activities

The education ecosystem is complex enough, so we keep our operations simple, operating companies, incubating ventures, seed investing from time to time, and providing services to our portfolio.

We operate Entangled Companies that provide services to the education ecosystem including strategy consulting, expertise access,  non-profit management, sales acceleration, revenue generation.

Companies

We operate Entangled Companies that provide services to the education ecosystem including strategy consulting, expertise access,  non-profit management, sales acceleration, revenue generation.

We incubate venture-scale high-growth businesses including Practice and ReUp.

Ventures

We incubate venture-scale high-growth businesses including Practice (acquired by NYSE: INST) and ReUp.

We get excellent early-stage deal flow, and while it's not our core, from time to time, we participate in and lead seed rounds.

Investment

We get excellent early-stage deal flow, and while it’s not our core, from time to time, we participate in and lead seed rounds.

We deliver recruiting, marketing set up, and advisory services to our partners.

Startup Services

We deliver recruiting, marketing set up, and advisory services to our partners.

Why the Name Entangled?

The Entangled Group is named after Stuart Freedman, our Founder's late father, who (with his partner) was the first Physicist to experimentally demonstrate the existence of quantum entanglement. Einstein famously called entanglement "Spooky action at a distance" and didn't believe that it could be real. So Stuart had the distinct honor of being one of the few people ever to prove Einstein wrong.

Our Team

We are a team of academics, technologists, and entrepreneurs working together to build great education companies.

  • Kim Umemoto

    Director of Business Operations

  • Allison Salisbury is the Chief Impact Officer
    Allison Salisbury

    Chief Impact Officer

  • Paul Sheppard

    CFO

  • Gunnar Counselman

    COO

  • Paul Freedman

    Founder & CEO

  • Michael Horn is the Chief Strategic Officer
    Michael Horn

    Chief Strategic Officer

  • Faz Nassiri

    Operations Manager

  • Eleanor Cooper is the New Venture Lead
    Eleanor Cooper

    New Venture Lead

  • Nick Hammerschlag

    President

Thought Leadership

The best way to predict the future is to build it, which is why we do both. Below, are some of our thoughts
about how the ecosystem of education is changing.