Course Hero Selected by CIO Review for “50 Most Promising Education Technology Solution Providers 2015”

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Selected by a panel of experts and members of CIO Review's editorial board, the annual list recognizes and promotes technology entrepreneurship.

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"We are happy to showcase them [Course Hero] this year due to their continuing excellence in delivering top-notch technology-driven solutions.

Course Hero, the leading online learning platform for crowdsourced study resources, today announced that it has been included in CIO Review’s list of “50 Most Promising Education Technology Solution Providers 2015.” Selected by a panel of experts and members of CIO Review’s editorial board, the annual list recognizes and promotes technology entrepreneurship.

“Course Hero has been on our radar for some time now for making waves in the Education Technology landscape, and we are happy to showcase them this year due to their continuing excellence in delivering top-notch technology-driven solutions,” said Harvi Sachar, publisher and founder, CIO Review. “Course Hero’s stellar platform continued to deliver excellent service to its users throughout the past year, and we’re excited to have them featured on our top companies list.”

Founded in 2006 by Cornell University student Andrew Grauer, Course Hero was built on the belief that access to knowledge enriches lives and increases future opportunities, and has grown to serve more than 5 million users. Course Hero connects college and high school students with online content and expert tutors to create an environment that facilitates both efficient studying and deep learning.

Through its platform, Course Hero functions as an extension of the classroom, seeking to deliver the best, most complete digital archive of answers to course-specific questions. By delivering supplemental resources in a course-specific format, Course Hero hopes to help any student, in any school, ask and answer any question.

“Every member of the Course Hero team is passionate about fueling discovery,” said Grauer. “Each feature, interaction, and experience is designed to improve the depth and quality of knowledge available to students, fostering a lifelong love of learning for any student, anywhere. We know that 2016 holds great things for the academic development of students today.”

The Redwood City-based company provides educational resources in the form of homework help from expert tutors, customizable flashcards, and more than 7 million course-specific notes, study guides, and practice tests to help students study more efficiently, both inside and outside the classroom.

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About Course Hero
Course Hero is a digital learning platform providing students with a suite of online educational resources, including crowdsourced study documents, expert tutors, and customizable flashcards. For students exploring new subjects, mastering key concepts—and everything in between—Course Hero offers essential tools to help them achieve their goals and succeed in their courses. To learn more, please visit coursehero.com.

About CIO Review
CIO Review constantly endeavors to identify "The Best" in a variety of areas important to tech business. Through nominations and consultations with industry leaders, our editors choose the best in different domains. The Education Technology edition is the listing of 50 Most Promising Education Technology Solution Providers 2015 in the U.S.

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