Labster is a fast moving, award-winning company that focuses on revolutionizing the way science is taught to students all over the world.
Labster is dedicated to developing fully interactive virtual training simulations that are designed to enhance traditional learning outcomes by stimulating students’ natural curiosity and reinforcing the connection between science and the real world.
Labster was founded in 2011 by Mads Tvillinggaard Bonde and Michael Bodekaer Jensen. The company is based in Copenhagen, Denmark, with offices in Zurich, Valencia, Indonesia, and Somerville, MA.
Labster's platform offers a Virtual Laboratory provided as a supportive curriculum based e-tool where students can work with real-life challenges in an online environment that simulates reality.
Labster's labs are based on mathematical algorithms supporting open-ended investigations and are combined with gamification elements such as an immersive 3D universe, storytelling and a scoring system that stimulates students' natural curiosity and highlights the connection between science and real-world issues.
Labster's platform is used by over 5 million students in high schools and universities. Labster has over 3,000 customers include global leading institutions such as Harvard, MIT, Stanford, Exeter University and ETH Zurich.
Labster is backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Balderton Capital, Sofina Group, Northzone, GGV Capital, Owl Ventures, Pirate Impact, EduCapital, NPF Technologies, and others. The company raised $47M in a new round on Apr 04, 2022. This brings Labster's total funding to $150.6M to date.