tutoring

Varsity Tutors lands $50 million in Series C funding

Varsity Tutors, the learning platform founded in 2011, today announced the close of a $50 million Series C funding round led by Learn Capital. The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and existing investor TCV

StudyPool Provides A Marketplace For On-Demand Tutoring

StudyPool, a 500 Startups batch company that connects students and tutors, is yet another company that takes the template for building a marketplace from Uber and Airbnb and applies it to another subj

Descomplica Lands $5M From Social+Capital, AngelList’s First International Syndicate To Become Brazil’s Go-To Online Classroom

Internet penetration and social media usage are on the rise in every corner of the globe, but few can hold a candle to the level of adoption one finds in Brazil. According to the Internet Telecommunic

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

After Bootstrapping To $100M+ In Sales, Tutoring Marketplace WyzAnt Lands $21M From Accel To Go Global And Mobile

Building an online marketplace for local services is a tricky proposition, especially at scale. It takes time to recruit a stable of service providers, to offer deep coverage within local markets and

Andreessen-Backed Tutor Matching Service Is Working With Colleges To Upend The Tutoring Industry, Starting With Cost

Of the many ways that technology is disrupting education, one area that's changing a lot, is rife with potential, but doesn't get as much play as it should is tutoring. Mostly, this involves the attem