Gooroo (company)

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FounderScott Lee
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Gooroo is a tutoring and educational technology company.[1]. The company matches students with tutors through AI[2][3] and provides prerecorded educational content[4].


Gooroo was founded by Scott Lee[5] in 2015[6]. While the legal name of the company is BOK Solutions, Inc. the Trade_name | d/b/a is Gooroo[7][8]. Similar to companies such as and Khan_Academy | Khan Academy, Gooroo provides tutoring services and a video platform.

Tutoring Services

Gooroo was founded as a one-on-one tutoring service that offered in-person instruction and mentoring. According to their website, Gooroo offers Online_tutoring | online[9] and in-person tutoring services, divided into various plans[10].

Recorded Content

The company provides lecture-style learning content through a Web_conferencing | webinar platform called Gooroo Live[11] and Gooroo Courses. Gooroo Live offers free courses to K-12 students on a variety of subjects and topics, each crafted to supplement classroom material[12]. The platform was launched as a way for all students from all backgrounds to access high-quality education, according to an article in TG Daily[13].

One notable entrepreneur who has been interviewed on Gooroo Live is Alex_Mashinsky | Alex Mashinsky[14], founder of Celsius Network.

Gooroo Courses are prerecorded educational video content. The content ranges from painting and art tutorials, to economics courses and business advice.


The company has been featured a variety of publications. Among others, Yahoo! Finance highlighted Gooroo for their matching algorithm[15], Built in NYC featured Gooroo's award winning mobile application[16], and IBM commented on Scott Lee's work for education during the pandemic[17].

Gooroo's mobile application[18][19] placed 3rd in Product Hunt's rankings in March 2019[20] and was a finalist for Cool Tool at the EdTech awards in 2020[21]

External links


  1. "Gooroo Website".
  2. "How Gooroo's Student-Tutor Matching Algorithm Will Change the Future of E-Learning". Yahoo! Finance. Yahoo!. Retrieved 1 October 2020.
  3. "10 Apps To Use if You Live on the Upper East Side". DNA Info. 2016-10-12.
  4. "Channel". YouTube. Retrieved 17 September 2020.
  5. Lee, Scott. "Scott Lee LinkedIn Page". LinkedIn. Retrieved 15 September 2020.
  6. "Find Tutors in NYC and NJ with the New Gooroo App". Mommy Poppins. Retrieved 11 September 2020.
  7. "Landing Page". Gooroo.
  8. "Gooroo Privacy Policy". Gooroo.
  9. "The Crucial Elements of a Virtual Classroom From Gooroo". Disrupt Magazine. Retrieved 20 September 2020.
  10. "Membership". Gooroo. Retrieved 24 September 2020.
  11. "Gooroo". Gooroo. Retrieved 1 October 2020.
  12. "Concerned About Your Child's Education? Gooroo Has the Answers". The Parent Herald. Retrieved 20 September 2020.
  13. "Gooroo is Bringing a Personalized Approach to Remote Learning". TG Daily.
  14. "Alex Mashinsky Interview". YouTube.
  15. "How Gooroo's Student-Tutor Matching Algorithm Will Change the Future of E-Learning". Yahoo! Finance. Yahoo!.
  16. "Finding a Tutor in NYC Is Now as Easy as Booking a Flight". Built in NYC. Retrieved 28 September 2020.
  17. Stone, Tim. "Scott Lee and Gooroo Are Keeping Education Alive Amidst a Global Pandemic". Global Data Science Forum. IBM. Retrieved 15 September 2020.
  18. "Apps". Retrieved 1 October 2020.
  19. "This NYC Startup is the Uber for This". AlleyWatch. Retrieved 1 October 2020.
  20. "Badges". Product Hunt.
  21. "2020 Finalist Winners".

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