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  • Fresh Off Its $21.5M Raise, Tutoring Marketplace WyzAnt Acquires Deadpooled Competitor, Tutorspree

    Fresh Off Its $21.5M Raise, Tutoring Marketplace WyzAnt Acquires Deadpooled Competitor, Tutorspree

    Tutorspree launched out of Y Combinator in 2011 to tackle the fast-growing, high-priced and increasingly franchise-happy tutoring market. To take on heavyweights like Sylvan Learning, the startup set out to create a better way for students of any age to find high-quality private tutors, using its proprietary algorithms to match students with teachers based on their location, background and… Read More

  • Tutorspree Adds $800K From Resolute.VC & Others To Help Students Find Better Local Tutoring

    Tutorspree Adds $800K From Resolute.VC & Others To Help Students Find Better Local Tutoring

    Tutorspree has been quiet of late, but that doesn’t mean it’s not still plugging away on its mission to make high-quality, local tutors in any subject accessible to any student — or finding continued interest from investors along the way. According to its Form D filing with SEC, Tutorspree recently closed on a new round of financing that appears to add an additional $1.9… Read More

  • Tutorspree Raises $1 Million Round Led By Sequoia Capital

    Tutorspree Raises $1 Million Round Led By Sequoia Capital

    Tutorspree, a startup that’s looking to pull the time-honored practice of tutoring into the 21st century, has landed a $1 million funding round from some top investors, including Sequoia Capital. The full list: Sequoia Capital, Founder Collective, Lerer Ventures, SV Angel, Thrive Capital, Paul Buchheit, Geoff Ralston, Tim Brady, Alexis Ohanian, Adam d’Angelo, Reinmkr Capital, and… Read More

  • YC-Backed Tutorspree Is An Airbnb For Tutoring

    Launching today from the¬†YCombinator Class of 2011, Tutorspree is a online marketplace for K-12 tutors along the lines of accommodations network Airbnb, but specific to tutoring (yes I’ve made this comparison before). Founded by Aaron Harris, Josh Abrams and Ryan Bednar, the startup is disruptive in the sense that the tutoring space up until now has been monopolized by agencies like… Read More