Education: We Have a Problem!
Michael Houston, Founder of ElevateU, is out to disrupt education once and for all
Michael Houston graduated college while still in high school. Yeah, try wrapping your brain around that one… While in high school, he built a digital marketing agency and ran it for > 4 years strong. He drives a slick whip, is backed by some solid investors including the Airbnb syndicate, and is on a sure fire path to build a large company in the space over the next decade. Let’s dive into ElevateU:
What On Earth is ElevateU?
ElevateU is out to change eduction forever. Their mission is simple; to replace stale, outdated textbooks with enriched, vibrant digital content tat’s personalized for each student, starting with higher ed. Michael started the company out of the frustration his peers & professors experienced in the hybrid classes he was taking in 2019.
These guys are off to the races; in the first 2+ years, the company has scaled to > $1.5M ARR, nearly 10 employees, and is gearing up for a proper seed round. In fact, > 75% of A&P students chose ElevateU over the leading textbook in schools, needless to say saved students thousands of dollars in textbook expenses.
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