Upswing raises $1.5 million to reduce isolation of online students | #VentureCanvas

Jessica Pothering | ImpactAlpha


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Students pursuing online degrees are often older or part-time students trying to balance advanced education with other life responsibilities.

They are less likely than traditional four-year college students to complete their studies and “are more likely to experience isolation that impedes their success,” says Marissa Lowman, head of education practice at Village Capital.

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Source: Upswing raises $1.5 million to reduce isolation of online students