Many people tend to turn to various figures – celebrities, influencers, bodybuilders – for answers about food and how to live a healthy lifestyle, but you can’t look at others to understand your personal relationship with food. Noom helps people live a healthier lifestyle through its interdisciplinary, psychology-based program that is rooted in Cognitive Behavioral […]
Finding activities to keep your children entertained shouldn’t feel like a part-time job, but all too often parents struggle to find activities or classes that truly engage their children. Sawyer is the online marketplace that’s being used by over 100,000 parents to discover local children’s activities. The platform offers a breadth of choices, focused on […]
The college admissions process is a stressful time for parents and children, and while there is no shortage of services and people offering up their expertise to guide students/parents through it, most of these services come with a big, price tag as evidenced by the recent college admissions scandal that rocked the headlines. An alternative […]
April is Financial Literacy Month, but research has shown that people often feel insecure when looking at their finances. Often, these feelings stem from a lack of understanding about finance and how to manage personal finances, leaving people to feel vulnerable and frustrated. However, instead of shutting down when the conversation broaches personal finances, The Financial […]
Trilogy Education, a white-label platform for universities to offer educational bootcamps for coding, data analytics, UX/UI, and cybersecurity, has been acquired by 2U, a diversified education technology company, for $750M. The deal is a combination of cash ($400M) and stock ($350M). “By joining forces with 2U, Trilogy Education can empower universities to reach more students, […]
Coding bootcamp Full Stack Academy has been acquired by higher education company Bridgepoint Education in a transaction that has a potential value of approximately $50M. The terms of the deal include $17.5M in cash along with 2.5M shares of Bridgepoint, which is currently trading at $6.74 as of this writing (an additional $16.85M). The acquisition […]
Getting women into leadership positions is important but succeeding in those roles is paramount to systemic change.
Technology is completely changing the way people approach education. The increase in mobile connectivity is creating access to education for countless students that would otherwise be underserved or ignored by traditional education means. Mobile learning is a $37B industry and UVII is a mobile-first education platform that sits at the intersection of education, technology, learners, and […]
Imagine getting instantly connected with an expert, that lives and breathes specific domain expertise, before you make any decision. NewtonX, an AI-powered knowledge access platform makes this possible. Serving multiple use cases, the platform connects users with subject matter experts for one-on-one consultations, group workshops, or full-scale surveys. The knowledge platform taps into info from multiple […]
NextGenVest, the financial advice platform powered by AI for Generation Z to understand their educational finances, has been acquired by leading student loan platform CommonBond. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
The private tutoring industry can be lucrative for many but to be a successful tutor you need to retain and attract new clients while ensuring quality and results. LectureLab is the platform that empowers tutors to manage their clients and business using its cloud-based management system. The platform enables tutors to customize content for sessions, […]