We believe in a new kind of computing. Simple, affordable, fun. Where anyone, anywhere can create with technology. The STEM Computer Kit comes with everything a kid needs including a Raspberry Pi 3, story books and hours of coding challenges. Our coding toy is trusted by over 700 schools worldwide.
The Computer Kit comes with everything you need to make your own computer. A simple story will show you how to build it, bring it to life and start coding . No tools needed, simply plug the parts together, any child can do it.
It’s full of amazing apps that teach code, using favorites like Minecraft, Pong and Scratch. And unique apps like Kano Code, Story Mode and Make Art. Also includes a web browser, YouTube and more.
Through friendly, step-by-step challenges you level up slowly. Rewards at every turn increase computational confidence. Learn real code by making games, art, music, animations, photo filters and more.
Steve Wozniak, Apple Co-founder. Cherisse Campbell, Principal of Amana Academy. Jimmy Wales, Wikipedia Founder. Imogen Heap, Singer. Karlie Kloss, Model, Coder. Zach Sims, Codecademy Founder.
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Describe your product in 3 words.
Anyone Can Make!
How did you come up with the idea for this product?
Kano started because of a challenge from Micah, 6. He wanted to build his own computer. But didn’t want “anyone to teach him.” It had to be “as simple and fun as Lego".
What makes your product special?
The Kano Computer kit allows anyone to learn to code through play. Through hundreds of specially designed challenges users can learn to make apps, art, and more by learning the essentials of programming.
What has been the best part of your startup experience?
We've been able to work with hundreds of passionate creative technology advocates, inspiring creators across the world - from South London to South Africa.