BenchPrep Participates at Mobile World Congress 2014

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BenchPrep was selected by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to participate at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. The event allowed BenchPrep to showcase their digital education product to the international community and establish worldwide connections for expansion outside of North America.

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Today BenchPrep, a leading mobile education software company, concluded its participation in the Mobile World Congress 2014, the world's largest exhibition for the mobile industry. This week’s gathering in Barcelona, Spain drew more than 85,000 attendees from over 200 countries and provided unparalleled opportunity for business leads.

BenchPrep was one of a select number of Illinois companies selected by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) to participate at the Mobile World Congress. The event provided Illinois technology companies a platform to showcase their new digital products and services to a worldwide audience.

“We have established valuable international connections which would allow us to expand our reach beyond the North America market,” BenchPrep CEO Ashish Rangnekar said. “Our platform has the potential to help every education company around the globe offer engaging learning experiences to millions of students. And the Mobile World Congress was a significant step towards this vision. I would like to thank DCEO Director Adam Pollet and Illinois Governor Pat Quinn for their leadership to start such an extraordinary initiative.”

The Mobile World Congress brings together industry leaders for learning and networking opportunities, product showcases and announcements, and inspiration and innovation. Companies represented at the event included Accenture, Cisco, Deutsche Telekom AG, Ericsson, IBM, Mozilla, and WhatsApp. Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg presented the keynote address on Monday.

BenchPrep is the world’s only interactive learning platform that works across desktop, iPhone, iPad, and Android devices. Since its launch in 2010, BenchPrep has experienced rapid growth, creating interactive, personalized courses for high school and college coursework, professional certifications, academic test preparations, and more. BenchPrep partners with top education publishers like McGraw-Hill, Pearson Education, and Princeton Review. BenchPrep has raised over $8 million in funding, and is backed by leading venture capital firms such as NEA, Lightbank, and Revolution. To date, the BenchPrep platform has served over 600,000 users, and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal and New York Times.

“Our goal is to become the platform students use to study for any subject from any publisher on any device,” said Ashish. “We’re focused on creating interactive courses and already have one of the largest libraries. We go beyond creating videos and eBooks – we take content from books, study guides, video lectures, question banks and flashcards and combine them to create truly interactive and personalized courses.”

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