Fireside chat with CEO Maxeme Tuchman (Caribu. Inc.). The education platform helps parents, family, and mentors read and draw with children when they’re not together. It provides an engaging livestream shared-screen experience in a carefully designed, platform with an in-app bookstore containing hundreds of books, in six languages, and educational workbooks with interactive drawing overlays. South Florida winner of the Miami Dade College – InterAmerican Development Bank “Demand Solutions” Start-up Challenge that featured nearly 20 start-ups from Latin America and Miami, most owned by women entrepreneurs. Also a winner in the Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge and other contests.
Max is the CEO and Co-Founder of Caribu, an interactive video-calling platform that helps kids have virtual play dates with family and friends when they can’t be physically together. Caribu is one of TIME Magazine’s Best Inventions, made Fast Company’s list of World Changing Ideas, was named one of the ‘Top Ten EdTech Companies to Watch’ in Forbes, and won the 1776 Global Challenge Cup.
Max has been the winner or finalist in 30+ pitch competitions, is the 59th Latina in the US to raise over $1M in venture funding and the first Latinx founder to raise $1M in Equity Crowdfunding, and was named as one of Inc. Magazine’s Top 100 Female Founders in 2019.
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