About Us

The world's first mastery-based adaptive learning platform.

We're on a mission to transform learning with best-in-class technology.


Year we were founded


Course Sessions Powered


Students Served

100+ Million

Learning Experiences Delivered

Our Story

Back in 2011, entrepreneurial couple Bharat Kumar and Maya Gadde founded ScootPad to launch the world's first mastery-based adaptive learning platform for the K-12 market. Their shared passion and vision to transform learning with best-in-class technology formed the bedrock to launch the edapt higher-ed platform in 2018.

Here’s how the story unfolded so far...


ScootPad was founded in Silicon Valley by Bharat Kumar & Maya Gadde.

2012 - 2014

Launched ScootPad platform for the K-12 market. Released elementary grades (K-5). Reached 1+ million students across 12k+ schools.

2015 - 2017

Released middle school grades (6-8) on the ScootPad K-12 platform. Launched SimplyAdaptive app for elementary grades (K-5). Reached 2+ million students across 21k+ schools.

2018 - 2019

Launched edapt platform for the higher-ed market. Signed a strategic customer (a publicly listed company with 5 higher-ed institutions) to launch adaptive online courses.


ACT.org acquired ScootPad K-12 platform and the entire K-12 business. edapt higher-ed platform was spin-off to create edapt Technologies Inc. led by founders Bharat Kumar & Maya Gadde.

2021 - 2022

edapt higher-ed platform powered 5,000+ course sessions, served 25,000+ unique students and delivered 100+ million learning experiences. The edapt 2022 Efficacy Report was released.

Our Leadership

Bharat Kumar

Co-Founder & CEO
Bharat oversees business strategy and operations including sales, marketing, business development, and communications.

Maya Gadde

Co-Founder & CTO
Maya oversees the platform architecture and innovation including product management, engineering and technical operations.

Our Manifesto

What we believe and stand for

Education is a human right

We believe that education and learning opportunities should be equitable, inclusive, and accessible to all.

Success is best shared

Great things happen when everyone pulls in the same direction. We win together by working together.

Do the right thing

Fairness is the bedrock of our business. We’re open, honest, and take full responsibility.

Aim higher

We keep raising the bar by not shying away from tackling the biggest challenges.

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