EDUonGo Secures $530,000 from Multinational Circulus Education to Support Continued Growth
More Than 6,000 Users Worldwide Utilize the Learning Environment
BELLEVUE, Wash. (Oct. 22, 2013) – EDUonGo, Inc., a company that enables anyone to launch an academy and share knowledge, announces it has secured $530,000 from Circulus Education, a multinational education and angel investor company based in Australia, to fund continued enhancements for its learning environment. Schools, institutions and individuals partner with EDUonGo to host online academies and courses through its cloud-based platform.
“We are very excited about EDUonGo and its wonderful collaborative features,” said Greg Green, principal of Clintondale High School in Clinton Township, Mich. “This learning platform will definitely take our flipped school and transformation process to another level.”
EDUonGo offers a solution for anyone to launch academies and courses within minutes, and provides the necessary resources for an effective learning environment in one place. The company’s platform enables instructors to generate quizzes and assignments, and track student progress with a fully integrated grading system. In addition, students can communicate and collaborate via the environment’s built-in social network.
“Over the last couple of years, we were looking for an e-Learning platform to expand our offerings,” said Nathan Ryu, CEO of Education Institute. “When we found EDUonGo, we knew immediately that its unique features would help broaden our capabilities to reach and connect students around the world.”
Launched in Seattle in 2012, EDUonGo facilitates the opportunity for global teaching and learning, with online academies currently based in the United States, Europe and Australia. In September 2013, EDUonGo was selected as one of 16 finalists in the TechFlash Cup, a Seattle-area startup competition.
“Today, gaining knowledge that will help you excel in your career doesn't always come within the walls of a classroom,” said Ridvan Aliu, EDUonGo CEO. “EDUonGo enables everyone to share knowledge through a powerful learning environment. Our goal is to foster an environment that stimulates creativity, while motivating and engaging students. EDUonGo brings together the latest tools in technology and social media to help students collaborate, even if they are thousands of miles apart.”
Circulus Education is an education reform organization that promotes excellence in education. Circulus partners with K-12 schools, and vocational education training and higher education institutions that are interested in transitioning to the next level of education excellence. “We feel that we have found a great partnership in EDUonGo, which will help us deliver great outcomes around the world,” said Caroline Brock, managing director of Circulus Education.
Hundreds of entrepreneurs and countless K-12 educators have turned to EDUonGo to build their own academies. The company offers three pricing models: revenue sharing, monthly subscriptions or school/organization-based fees. For more information on pricing, contact EDUonGo at 1-800-955-8363.
EDUonGo enables everyone to share knowledge through an online learning environment. Schools, institutions and individuals partner with EDUonGo to host online academies through its cloud-based platform. With more than 1,000 registered institutions and 6,000 users worldwide, EDUonGo is the fastest and most powerful way for anyone to launch an online course. For more information, visit www.EDUonGo.com.
About Circulus Education
Circulus is an education services organization that promotes excellence in education. The Circulus team shares one common ideal – that every person in the world should have equal rights and access to ongoing quality education. It is this very inspiration that motivates us to play our part in the world and forms the foundation of Circulus Education. It is our goal to promote equality and excellence in education through our technology, resources, teacher training, and products and services.
• Ridvan Aliu, EDUonGo, 800-955-8363 x800, Ridvan@EDUonGo.com
• Caroline Brock, Circulus Education, +6-144-886-8895, Caroline@circulus.com.au
• Katie Waite, C. Blohm & Associates, 608-216-7300 x26, firstname.lastname@example.org