We exist to help anyone find their way in creating their best life by redesigning career exploration and engagement.

Our Story

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Idea

In a sea of jobs and careers, there is no clear understanding on how to find your way, the digitally native need a new platform to rely on.

Team Formed

An amazing group of 5 people with varied specialities, but one commonality: the desire to push every person to build their best life.

Product Development

Off to the races! In a constant testing and iteration process, our engineers started building out the iOS version of the app.

Launch

We are gearing up for a public launch early next year! Please sign up if you want to support or partner with us before then.

Idea

In a sea of jobs and careers, there is no clear understanding on how to find your way, the digitally native need a new platform to rely on.

Team Formed

An amazing group of 5 people with varied specialities, but one commonality: the desire to push every person to build their best life.

Product Development

Off to the races! In a constant testing and iteration process, our engineers started building out the iOS version of the app.

Launch

We are gearing up for a public launch early next year! Please sign up if you want to support or partner with us before then.

The Team

We brought together a team of sibling parents, active mentors, soccer coaches, educators, all understanding the needs of those lost and figuring out how to best piece together their life. We care a lot about showing genuine journeys — here are some of ours.  

We brought together a team of sibling parents, active mentors, soccer coaches, educators, we all understand the needs of those figuring out their life. We care a lot about showing genuine journeys — here are some of ours.

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Sujude Dalieh

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Moved to the West Coast From Ohio

Started at Cal for my BS degree, studied Chemistry & Data Science, worked in nanocatalysts & for Jupyter.

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Got into a Car Accident, Experienced a TBI

Not remembering anything unintentionally started my journey into design (sticky notes became my 1st language).

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Led Youth-Focused Products before Stanford MS

Managed edtech & health products and even subbed at local high schools to better understand my users!

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Enticed by Early & Fast Moving Ventures

Scrambled in pre-seed VC at K50 Ventures (mostly in Education), before joining Lux Capital, focusing on Gen Z.

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Parsa Attari

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Moved to United States from Iran

Got my first job as a lifeguard to help family make ends meet, started college at Cal, and submitted a patent while working at GM!

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Fell in Love with Building

Took my first engineering course and absolutely fell in love with creating new things. Started contributing to open source projects.

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Supporting Community Needs

Started mentoring young people @ Soccer Without Borders and helped navigate life for many lost in my community and family.

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Startup Fever, Developed a Love for the 0 to 1 Phase

Came down with startup fever after the Segment acq and working for Brex in high-growth mode.

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Rami Shahatit

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First Take-Off

MENARRC flew me up to Berkeley to visit Cal and meet other minority students.

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Beauty and Joy of Computer Science

Took my first computer science class & fell in love with building. Made a career path switch from law school to building software.

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Staying Afloat

Hustled in college; drove golf carts for disabled students, managed the library’s front desk, and interned at Skycatch & Veritas.

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Giving Back

Mentored underrepresented students from acceptance to Cal to graduation, seeing the need for a tool like Gajo!

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Mattin Delavar

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First Exposure to Design

Discovered graphic design from clubs in HS + college! Made social media graphics & print materials to practice & just have fun.

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Started at UC Berkeley

Entered as pre-law & joined a lot of clubs. Started questioning whether law school was for me given I was doing design work in all my orgs & on-campus jobs.

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Learned about UX/product design & joined Berkeley Innovation

Interned at a law firm & realized I wanted to do something more creative! Joined BI junior year.

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Joined Gajo!

Started bringing the idea to life while working at my full-time job as a product designer at a publishing company.

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Alexis Flores-Betancourt

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Back to Her Roots

Moved from TX back to CA, started at Cal as a pre-med, and joined a research lab in the College of Chemistry.

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Chemistry + Math

Research led her to discover that she could combine chemistry & math and decided to major in Applied Mathematics.

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An Opportunity to Give Back

Started a class at Cal and co-founded a program in Oakland that exposed students to careers in STEM through fun experiments.

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Seeking Growth

Discovered materials science and started a job at a national lab upon graduating; realized the lack of career knowledge & the need to change that, which led to joining Gajo.

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Lili

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Fell in Love With Science

Went to the California State Science Fair in 7th grade, which launched a lifelong love of science; decided to major in Cell and Molecular Biology

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Going Viral

Went viral on TikTok for my fourth video ever & have kept creating ever since.

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Making College Accessible

Discovered a lack of information revolving around college & admissions & built a TikTok to make college more accessible for all

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Startup Life

Got involved in multiple edtech startups and fell in love with the fast paced startup culture

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Alexis Flores-Betancourt

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Back to Her Roots

Moved from TX back to CA, started at Cal as a pre-med, and joined a research lab in the College of Chemistry.

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Chemistry + Math

Research led her to discover that she could combine chemistry & math and decided to major in Applied Mathematics.

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An Opportunity to Give Back

Started a class at Cal and co-founded a program in Oakland that exposed students to careers in STEM through fun experiments.

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Seeking Growth

Discovered materials science and started a job at a national lab upon graduating; realized the lack of career knowledge & the need to change that, which led to joining Gajo.

Partners

We're super thankful for our partnerships with organizations that share our vision of helping the next generation find their way.

We brought together a team of sibling parents, active mentors, soccer coaches, educators, we all understand the needs of those figuring out their life. We care a lot about showing genuine journeys — here are some of ours.

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Alexis Flores-Betancourt

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Back to Her Roots

Moved from TX back to CA, started at Cal as a pre-med, and joined a research lab in the College of Chemistry.

Female scientist emoji

Chemistry + Math

Research led her to discover that she could combine chemistry & math and decided to major in Applied Mathematics.

Books emoji

An Opportunity to Give Back

Started a class at Cal and co-founded a program in Oakland that exposed students to careers in STEM through fun experiments.

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Seeking Growth

Discovered materials science and started a job at a national lab upon graduating; realized the lack of career knowledge & the need to change that, which led to joining Gajo.