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Crowdfunding Opportunities in Schools and Education


Perfectly Spoken Ltd Schools and Education
Perfectly Spoken offers English learning courses online for free in response to the global demand for learning the English language. The user base of this company has grown exponentially to 125,000+ users in less than a year and forecasted to grow at the rate of 30,000+ new users in a month. Perfectly Spoken has grown to 65,000 active followers on social media and is likely to attract book subscriptions from companies and higher education institutions. The additional revenue streams on the consideration include advertising and sponsorship, licensing of content, potential joint ventures, white labeling and develop parallel language services starting with Spanish.
investment: £10,500 target: £100,000
status: Active
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Role Models aims to encourage a generation of children in becoming the best they can be with their well-being, their relationships and their own sense of purpose. The company is planning to do this by teaching approximately a million children globally on how to interact well, cooperate effectively, solve problems creatively, think critically and manage brilliantly. Role Models offers three different services: UK Life Skills Courses, International Life Skills Courses and Creative Childcare. The company is planning to launch life skill webinars and an affordable online animation package for its users.
investment: £400,000 target: £120,000 pre-money valuation: £2,985,590
status: Stretch 20 days
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Get Licensed Driving School Schools and Education
Get Licensed Driving School connects learners with rated and approved driving instructors. On the company's website, learners could find good driving instructors, see what car they would learn in, read the reviews and send booking requests. Since the launch, over 2,835 driving instructors were onboard, 2,867 reviews submitted, 1,031 people searched for driving instructors and made 7,000 lesson requests. The company has also been featured in LadBible and Metro. With the proceeds, Get Licensed Driving School will improve its marketing, go for team growth, product development, and create a Driving Instructor Application.
investment: £154,053 target: £250,002 pre-money valuation: £4,500,000
status: Active 30 days
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Premium Gooseberry Planet Schools and Education SEIS
Gooseberry Planet has developed a number of unique apps to teach children about online safety through gamification. The idea was devised in response to a perceived gap in the way children are thought about online safety in school. In a familiar game, children are presented with live scenarios and the consequences of their responses to them, all in a virtual world. Companion teacher and parent apps and support materials allow teachers and parents to monitor progress and to discuss the scenarios and the children’s responses.
investment: £44,501 target: £20,000 pre-money valuation: £165,701
status: Expired
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Premium Currikula Schools and Education SEIS
Assisting students to write outstanding essays by suggesting tailored improvements. Currikula helps students by offering in-depth feedback on their work from the content to the structure, including finding suitable references for their bibliographies. The feedback feature requires a subscription, yet references and analytics checks are free. Students have the option of paying per essay for feedback, or paying a quarterly fee for unlimited reviews.
investment: £150,649 target: £130,000 pre-money valuation: £1,624,745
status: Funded
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Premium Stay Nimble Schools and Education SEIS
A certified educational service to help millions learn new skills to acquire the careers they desire. Stay Nimble delivers its service via a SaaS platform, which is comprised of various types of content to help job hunters gain access to different industries and fields of work. The information available has been developed by performance coaching experts that have worked with Olympians and Paralympians, to help those that need guidance on dealing with change. In the last 4 months, Stay Nimble has over 1,000 visitors accessing the website every month with 150 members on the platform and more than 500 users have signed up to the company's regular newsletter. On average, a member registers to Stay Nimble every day. Revenue streams will consist of a paid tiered subscription service with premium features and a partner referral scheme.
investment: £172,850 target: £150,002 pre-money valuation: £849,946
status: Expired
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An education programme with the vision of giving struggling children insight in their learning gaps by providing personalised content from their dedicated teaching assistant. Zzish's technology delivers real-time data to the child's teacher and parents every step of the way and offers recommendations to ensure the child is learning at their maximum potential.
investment: £544,730 target: £300,000 pre-money valuation: £7,985,787
status: Expired
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TeachPitch is a platform for educators from around the world to find and share learing resources and easily find the most relevant information. The teacher-curated library is accessible through community technology enabling teachers to see, save, rate and share the most relevant digitally available resources whilst discovering personal learning ideas. 
investment: £284,050 target: £400,000 pre-money valuation: £4,300,353
status: Expired
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CoachYourWay Ltd Schools and Education EIS SEIS
CYWL has grown organically since its formation, with its own investment capital and resources. Considering the realistic insight into the global demand for an online sports specific coaching portal to the market, we will need to move from R&D pre-reveune traction stage to Sales and Profit stage. This can be achieve via a £100k Second Seed/Angel round.CYWL has very ambitious plans to expand the company. To realise the full potential of becoming a world class company CYWL plans in January 2015 to raise by way of debt/equity a sum in the region of £1.5M growth capital. Each of these proposed plans will provide extended global reach across the sector, consumer acquisition and increased return on revenues. It has aligned its sales, marketing and operations to become a major participant in a rapidly expanding market. Revenues of £80M growth scenario are expected with a strong EBITDA margin over the next 5 years."CoachAnyWay is a online sports coaching portal, giving you the opportunity to learn any sport, coached in a variety of ways"www.coachanyway.comProblemAccess to Free sports coaching content and saving time searching the web to find right type of coaching content and resourcesSolution An all in one sports coaching portal/service, helping users find a variety of coaching content and resources for them to use as they progress CoachAnyWay has no barriers to entry, this is what makes it appealing to users!Coach Your Way Limited’s strategy will be to deliver www.coachanyway.com globally, that penetrates the global market and establishes itself as “the” world” destination as a provider for its digital marketing platforms for the general public seeking sports tuition, educational systems, coaches and sporting organisations. CYWL provides a service that can directly benefit society, by encouraging active behaviour, whilst generating high revenues and growth.CYWL is targeting consumers with and interest in 8 vertical sports; Football, Tennis, Golf, Cricket, Rugby, Basketball, Netball and Boxing, underpinning their objective of capturing a segment of the global sports market, which is set to be worth $145 billion US dollars by (2015) and the worldwide e-learning market is estimated at $91 billion In the US alone (2013).Unlike sport sites that focus on their own specific channel, CYWL will perpetuate and support initially 8 channels of sports education and tutorial, the ongoing conversation and social network via the web and mobile platforms, to then increase this number to 32 sports channels over 5 years.    •    There is no global destination for sport education.     •    A platform where users can produce and broadcast their coaching methods to the public    •    There is no true personalisation for sports. Facebook, YouTube and others try, but they have not accommodated segmentation of sports users.    •    Latest sports products will be targeted to users via advertisements relevant to their specific interest.    •    Delivering a continually expanding and evolving library, always providing current information    •    Website structure that encourages ‘social activity’ and ‘networking’ between coaches and other members, www.coachanyway.com is the’ Linkedin for Sports Coaches’ Our Proposed Business Model:1) During the Beta stage of development we will be able to track the top 8 leading sports that havetriggered the most interest from the public. Using this information we will engage with sportingbrands allied to those top 8 sports to explore opportunities for them to advertise on the www.coachanyway.com website. For example the Golf channel is selected via a user, with up to 20 videos per page, alined brands in Golf such as Callaway, Adams, Bridgestone, Cleveland, can all compete and be inline with these videos down the side, to sell their products to an extremely targeted audience interested not just in Golf, but in recreating a Golf Swing, Putt. This will be an added incentive for users to buy from these advertisers offering these products, thus saving them time having leaving CoachAnyWay and search across the internet for these items needed to play Golf.Over time, as determined by user interest in over 32 sports, we expand the opportunity for advertisers to use our website, from initial 32 advertisers on 8 sports to 128 potential advertisers on 32 sports and increasing there after.The top 4 biding companies in each sport will be able to choose from a starting advertising priceand method of advertising, as per the following examples:Pay per impression [8 initial advertisers pay £3 per 1,000 hits (0.1%)]Pay per click [8 initial advertisers pay £.20 per 100 hits (1%)]Cost per engagement [8 initial advertisers pay £.20 per 100 hits (1%) year 1 and £.30 year 2]Pay per lead [8 initial advertisers pay £2 per 200 hits (0.5%) year 1 and £3 year 2]2) 50% of content will be Premium Content, with starting costs at £1 per download in year one and £2 in year two. We currently have over 80,000 video downloads a month on our prototype so the usage is there!3) IOS and Android Applications will go on sale for £2 year one and £3 year two4) Directory referral fees on a monthly basis,A Directory to find coaches in your surrounding area A Map Directory, for individual sport governing bodies coaching courses for users to learn how to coachA Businesses Directory using google maps, so users can find local coaching businesses providing coachingTotal sales are forecasted at £691,703 Year 1 (2015) to £25,506,908 Year 5 (2019)Net cash flow forecasted at £134,996 (2015) / £3,942,175 (2016) / £9,779,542 (2017) / £15,446,959 (2018) /  £20,412,881 (2019) You need to be registered as an investor to see thisJoin Now
investment: £8,850 target: £100,000
status: Expired
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Tutora allows one to one tutoring sessions to be booked and paid for on an easy system. Parents are able to choose from thousands of tutors, and tutors can easily find students whilst managing an online diary. 
investment: £699,080 target: £350,000 pre-money valuation: £2,102,698
status: Stretch
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An award winning company providing accredited courses for more than 50 academic institutions, firms and government officials to up-skill and certify individuals. e-Careers utilises various methods of teaching which can fit around a person's busy lifestyle to ensure they remain employable. The company has enrolled more than 500,000 people across 50 countries and has generated £36 in turnover, with a cumulative profit of £2.2m since 2011.
investment: £284,540 target: £500,000 pre-money valuation: £12,000,000
status: Expired
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SCHOOL NOTICES Schools and Education EIS
School Notices is a membership platform for schools that supports the charitable giving and fundraising of their many member schools. School Notices also provides a secure way for parents to market to eachother.
investment: £824,230 target: £700,000 pre-money valuation: £2,548,260
status: Funded
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