Tin Can Associates

Specializing in edtech and mission-driven organizations


We offer a broad range of consulting services to early stage mission-driven organizations looking to establish a toehold or take it to the next level.  Services range from strategic planning and business development to product planning and road-mapping to strategic sales & marketing.  Engagements can be short-term and tactical in nature or long-term and strategic.




The two principals of the organization, Jonathan Denholtz and Leah Edwards, met as graduate students at the Stanford Business School. Together, they have more than 50 years experience working in and around education and digital media, both on the for-profit and not-for-profit fronts.  As individuals, they have founded or played leadership roles in numerous successful startups. As a team, they have figured how how take a lifetime of experiences and to effectively apply lessons learned to literally dozens of other entrepreneurs and mission-driven organizations. 



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