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The fastest growing peer learning platform for college students
Knack's mission is to help college students discover and deliver their knack – giving them the best platform to build, sharpen, and showcase their skills by teaching others.
We  focus on impacting student graduation and career pathways by enabling peer tutoring/mentoring on college campuses.
Through our mobile-first platform, we foster a community of some of the brightest, most talented students on college campuses - empowering them to teach and learn from their peers in 1-on-1 & group settings.
Available on iOS & Android at JoinKnack.com

📍 Location

Tampa, FL

⚙️ Product Stage

First Full Release

🏭 Industries

Education, Marketplace, SaaS

🤑 Fundraising Status

Considering raising

📈 Last Funding Stage


💸 Total Funding to Date


Big Wins

Employer partners like PwC sponsor the service as a way of giving back to students and hiring the top talent on campuses (our tutors). 
Quick stats:
  • 16,000+ total users
  • 3,500+ tutors
  • 8,000+ unique courses covered
  • 7,000+ tutoring hours completed
  • 40+ active campuses
  • 143% semester-over-semester growth
  • 1h 22m average tutoring session duration
  • 98% average tutor rating

Contact the Founder

Samyr Qureshi


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