SaaS startups have become the darling of Venture Capital investors, especially in the Universities industry. Over the past decade, software has proverbially “eaten the world” and SaaS companies have scaled to become unicorn corporations in staggering amounts of time.
In this article, we are examining 3 VC funded SaaS startups in the Universities industry.
Quottly is a college course search optimizer. Students can browse through all the courses available at other institutions that count for credit at their own school. It searches through nearby and online schools to find the cheapest courses possible, saving students their credit hours and the cost for their entire degree. It allows its users to save on their tuitions, flexible scheduling, and better courses.
Skilltype was created to help us consider our career paths in terms of what we can control: improvement of one's career. Professional development has changed from being sporadic, tangible, and credentialed to being ongoing, digital, and immersive. In preparation for the future of work, we are creating a new experience that not only welcomes but also accelerates this transformation.
Unibuddy helping universities and students to attract, engage and convert prospects through peer interactions. It also changes the way universities attract, inform and recruit students by placing peer interactions and instant messaging at the core of its solutions. By embedding their tools into their websites, universities allow prospective applicants to chat with their student ambassadors and join group discussions in a matter of seconds. Unibuddy platform and your students provide a ready stream of content and a deeper insight into your market’s motivations. They allow prospects wherever they are to get to know the real you and make the right decision and through online peer-to-peer connections. Unibuddy was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in London, England, UK.