7 Mindsets Announces Investment By Gauge Capital

7 Mindsets Partners With Capital Scale

7 Mindsets, a leading provider of online Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) curriculum and professional development for K-12 school districts and schools, has partnered with mid-market private equity firm Gauge Capital to provide growth capital and recapitalize the company for expansion rapid. This capital investment will accelerate 7 Mindsets’ plans to develop additional SEL offerings and resources that empower students and educators across the country, leading to a lasting cultural shift that positively impacts student behavior, achievement, and attendance.

Founded in 2016, 7 Mindsets includes a comprehensive web-based curriculum and professional development program. The mindset-based curriculum includes over 370 unique lessons for students in each class in both English and Spanish. In addition to the student curriculum, the research-backed 7 Mindsets methodology provides resources that help teachers reconnect with their students and each other.

“Our mission has always been to help students and teachers achieve bigger dreams, pursue their passions, create meaningful relationships, and thrive in and out of school,” said Scott Sheckler, co-founder and CEO of 7 Mindsets. Gauge Capital shares our belief that mindsets matter and define your quality of life. The Gauge Capital team has a proven track record of success, and together we will empower millions of students and educators to live their best lives. “

Tom McKelvey, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Gauge Capital, said, “Extensive research has shown a direct and statistically significant impact of the 7 Mindsets approach to supporting the social and emotional well-being of students, teachers, and administrators. 7 Mindsets and its transformational social and emotional learning platform have a well-deserved reputation for excellence.” We look forward to helping them further build an optimistic view of the future through mindset-based learning, and social and emotional learning.”

About Gauge Capital

Gauge Capital is a leading mid-market private equity firm headquartered in South Lake, Texas. Gauge invests in five major sectors: healthcare, technology, business services, government and industrial services, food and consumers. The company manages approximately $2.5 billion in capital, and in 2020 and 2021, magazine Inc. Gauge is one of the best private equity firms for founders. In 2021, Gauge was also named a Top 50 PE Company in the Middle Market by Grady Campbell. For more information, please contact Andrew Peix, General Manager Business Development.

About 7 Mindsets

Since 2016, 7 Mindsets has been offering the award-winning, easy-to-implement, tried-and-transformation SEL program for Pre-K-12 schools and districts. The research-based program helps PK-12 school districts and schools create and maintain positive school cultures rooted in healthy relationships. For more information, go to the website and follow 7 Mindsets on Twitter @ 7Mindsets.

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