Learning Activities + Educational Games for Kids and Babies with Gustavo Rodriguez of BabySparks

In this edition of the UpTech Report, Alexander Ferguson meets with Gustavo Rodriguez to learn about online parenting classes, learning activities for kids, and educational games.

Rodriguez is the CEO and creator behind BabySparks  — a parenting app that helps parents plan and track meaningful play activities for kids between the ages of 0 and 3. It’s about encouraging a child’s growth and reaching new development milestones through fun family activities.

Their smart adaptive technology learns and adapts to your child’s individual needs through machine learning and artificial intelligence. Then, it makes unique educational game and learning activity recommendations.

Coupled with online classes and other parenting resources, new Moms and Dads now have an educational game plan that they can implement starting from day one. The lessons progress up through the first three years of life and are designed to set a baby up for a lifetime of success.

Gustavo is the co-founder & CEO of BabySparks, an education technology company that helps parents support the growth and development of their children. BabySparks’ adaptive early development program and marketplace for live and on-demand classes have been used by more than seven million parents around the world. BabySparks has been recognized by multiple organizations as a leading innovator in the early development and parenting fields.

Prior to BabySparks, Gustavo worked as an investment banker for JPMorgan (New York) and Merrill Lynch (London) advising clients in $20+ billion in equity capital raising and M&A transactions in the healthcare, consumer & retail secators. 

Gustavo graduated with Honors with a B.S., Industrial Engineering from Los Andes University (Bogota, Colombia) and has a Masters of Business Administration from the Darden School (University of Virginia).

Gustavo is an avid competitive tennis player and is passionate about his two sons, Nico and Luca, the inspiration behind BabySparks.



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