The Banyan Tree School

  • San Jose, USA
  • Education

1st of its kind, launching & merging Mindfulness & Academics at grassroots level in K-12 Education

Proof of Concept

Startup Video


New Product Release

Launching Grade 1-6 Aug 2017




Team Summary

Overall, team has over 155 years of rich, diverse experience, in multiple disciplines, much needed for a K-12 venture. Geetha Arakeri, 20yrs of broad extensive experience, small businesses & Instrumental in co-founding non-profit org for providing resources for children. Mahesh Nihalani, multiple award recipient, 40 yrs of Community Leadership. Nita Kumar, 20 yrs of exp, lead educationalist, an expert in K-12, US & architect. Mona Vijaykar, 35 yrs of experience, Founder & Director of many children's value-based programs. Vanitha Samala, 20 yrs of experience, senior scientist in Biochemistry, recipient of Senior Post doctoral fellowship from American Cancer society, Art of Living & IAHV instructor. Martin Blank, 16 yrs of experience, Founder of many Music Programs & Initiatives, IAHV Instructor. Avni Bid, 5 yrs of experience, photography & children's programs


Product/Service Summary

PIE, Inc. launches 'Next Generation' K-12 Private, brick 'n mortar, profit, School in 2017, Bay Area, US. Well-balanced, value-based Holistic & Creative, Global Education model thro' ancient, mindful practices & modern educational techniques using hands-on workshops. Curriculum Dev stage. Funds needed from Angel Investors between USD 250K-10.5Mn

How are we different?

This education model is skillfully designed to merge the ancient mindful practices into the very grassroots of current day academics through a new Conscious-based Learning, a need of the hour across the globe. It contains many unique features, the very first of its kind in a formal children's education system that will be implemented globally.

Product/Service Descriptions