The concept for Steppingblocks begins with only the coffee-stained drawing on the right, 5,000 alumni profiles and a mission to help students make data-driven decisions with the digital career counselor.
The team moves into the Atlanta Tech Village and taps into a network of mentors, entrepreneurs and fellow data nerds to help develop the product and expand the team.
Steppingblocks is awarded a Phase 1 grant from the National Science Foundation to help close the national skills gap in the field of Computer Science.
Leadership attends the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) conference in New Orleans and discovers the need for graduate outcomes data in higher education.
Phase 2 SBIR grant from the National Science Foundation is awarded to Steppingblocks.
Steppingblocks advances its machine learning capabilities to process over 100 million alumni profiles in seconds.
"My mission is a world of data transparency."
“If your data collection stops at graduation, your goals stop there, too.”
"Data serves as modern society’s compass. Without it, you will inevitably become lost."