Gooroo (company)

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Gooroo
Private
Industryeducational technology company
Founded2015
FounderScott Lee
Website[[[:Template:Wdib]] ] 

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].

Company

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 Tutor.com 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[15].

Gooroo Courses are prerecorded educational video content. The content ranges from painting and art tutorials, to economics courses and business advice[16].

Recognition

The company has been featured a variety of publications. Among others, Yahoo! Finance highlighted Gooroo for their matching algorithm[17], Built in NYC featured Gooroo's award winning mobile application[18], and IBM commented on Scott Lee's work for education during the pandemic[19].

Gooroo's mobile application[20][21] placed 3rd in Product Hunt's rankings in March 2019[22] and was a finalist for Cool Tool at the EdTech awards in 2020[23]

External links

References

  1. "Gooroo Website". www.gooroo.com.
  2. "How Gooroo's Student-Tutor Matching Algorithm Will Change the Future of E-Learning". Yahoo! Finance. Yahoo!. Retrieved 1 October 2020.
  3. 20160812/upper-east-side/10- apps-use-if-you-live-on-upper-east-side "10 Apps To Use if You Live on the Upper East Side" Check |url= value (help). DNA Info. October 12th 2016. Check date values in: |date= (help)
  4. "Channel". YouTube. Retrieved 17 September 2020.
  5. Lee, Scott. "Scott Lee LinkedIn Page". LinkedIn. Retrieved 15 September 2020.
  6. kids/classes-enrichment/find-tutorsin- nyc-and-nj-with-the-new-goorooapp? utm_source=All%20Users%20Email &utm_campaign=6de541b295- EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2016_12_16&utm_me dium=email&utm_term=0_a0b3eb8021- 6de541b295-235374173 "Find Tutors in NYC and NJ with the New Gooroo App" Check |url= value (help). 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 https://www.gooroo.com/gooroo-live. Retrieved 1 October 2020. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  12. "Concerned About Your Child's Education? Gooroo Has the Answers" Check |url= value (help). 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. "Landing Page". Celsius Network.
  16. Gooroo Courses https://courses.staging.gooroo.com/. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  17. "How Gooroo's Student-Tutor Matching Algorithm Will Change the Future of E-Learning". Yahoo! Finance. Yahoo!.
  18. /gooroo-ondemand-tutoring "Finding a Tutor in NYC Is Now as Easy as Booking a Flight" Check |url= value (help). Built in NYC. Retrieved 28 September 2020.
  19. Stone, Tim. "Scott Lee and Gooroo Are Keeping Education Alive Amidst a Global Pandemic". Global Data Science Forum. IBM. Retrieved 15 September 2020.
  20. "Apps". Apple.com. Retrieved 1 October 2020.
  21. yc-startup-uber/ "This NYC Startup is the Uber for This" Check |url= value (help). AlleyWatch. Retrieved 1 October 2020.
  22. "Badges". Product Hunt.
  23. "2020 Finalist Winners". EdTechDigest.com.

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