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Elnaz Sarraf, CEO and Founder of ROYBI; an investor-backed EdTech company that recently raised $4.2 million in its seed round /Ep 2860

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Elnaz Sarraf

Elnaz is a serial entrepreneur with over 15 years of experience in technology, business, sales, and marketing. Currently, Elnaz is the CEO and Founder of ROYBI; an investor-backed EdTech company focusing on early childhood education, that recently raised $4.2 million in its seed round. Elnaz is also a Board Member at the Consumer Technology Association, Small Business Council.

 

About ROYBI

ROYBI is the creator of Roybi Robot, an interactive language learning tutor for children ages 3+. With over 500 lessons, including primary STEM, stories, games, and songs, Roybi Robot creates a fun, interactive, and personalized learning experience for children.

 

ROYBI earned many prestigious awards and recognition, including Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas (2019), the EdTech Award in Robotics (2019), the Katerva Awards in Behavioral Change (2019), and the Silicon Valley Top 30 Innovation Award (2018). ROYBI has also been featured on CNN, EdSurge, NASDAQ, VentureBeat, ABC News, and CNBC.

 

Before starting ROYBI, Elnaz co-founded and led a consumer electronics/IoT company, iBaby, serving as the company’s President. As an immigrant and female founder, Elnaz has made worthy accomplishments in a short duration living in the US. Honors include being selected as Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center Milestone Maker 2018, named the Woman of Influence through Silicon Valley Business Journal in 2016 and Entrepreneur of The Year in 2016 in Silicon Valley. She has been a speaker at several conferences such as the Mobile World Congress, ASU GSV Summit, Consumer Technology Association, and more. 


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