Philip Seifi

I align design, dev and business objectives to grow delightful products.



Pona connects families through a marketplace for home-cooked food.

Edulift Consulting

Make impact in edtech — We help startups turn pedagogical innovation into thriving businesses.

LinguaLift  (exit '18)

LinguaLift guides you through an online language course structured so that you always know what to do next.


Hacker Noon

My advice to entrepreneurs — look outside your comfort zone, and beyond the current zeitgeist.


The Entrepreneurial Lifecycle

How governments can nurture a vibrant and self-sustaining startup ecosystem.

Optimal matching for marketplaces

Network-optimized matching for marketplace startups, and the role of bias.

Support can come from many places

Best edtech accelerators, VC funds, and consultancies for your startup.

The many shades of contextual fluency

How literacy changes with context, why this matters, and what we can do about it.