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MyOnlineSchool secures seed funding


Global consumer edtech firm MyOnlineSchool has received seed funding to the tune of $678,000 from a new team of investors.

MyOnlineSchool aims to help students worldwide unlock their hidden creativity using weekly video lessons, tutorial assignments, personal feedback and 1-2-1 critiques with world-leading experts in their specialist field.

The funding will accelerate production of their high-end online vocational and hobbyist courses, advance the design of their responsive virtual classrooms and websites, and increase their portfolio of schools.

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Alan Maguire, partner at Leaf Investments (one of the new team of edtech investors), joins MyOnlineSchool as a board member.

He said:

“Leaf Investments is constantly looking for exciting, innovative and disruptive edtech businesses.

“MyOnlineSchool has clearly demonstrated a creative and unique approach to an enormous market opportunity and we are delighted to welcome the business to our growing portfolio.”

Fellow investor Stephen Warshaw added:

“It is an exciting time for education technology and I am thrilled to support MyOnlineSchool. There is enormous international online potential of relatively untapped niches, where technology can transform the passion-driven hobbyist learning experience.

“I look forward to MyOnlineSchool’s future as they continue to develop their range of quality online schools and supply students from around the world with a growing roster of the best online courses and educators.”

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