StudySoup Announced As Finalist In 2014 EdTech Digest Awards Program

Top Quote EdTech Digest announced StudySoup as a finalist in its fourth annual awards program, which honors tools, trendsetters and leaders in the education and technology sectors. End Quote
  • Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA (1888PressRelease) April 16, 2014 - Last week, StudySoup, an educational platform founded by UCSB alumnus Sieva Kozinsky, was announced as a finalist for the Cool Tech category in the EdTech Digest Awards Program recognizing it as a new technology solution for education.

    StudySoup, is a Santa Barbara-based start-up offering a peer to peer education marketplace for college students to buy and sell study guides and learning materials. In just 2 years, over 8,000 students across 15 campuses have participated in the program. Notable partners include UCLA, UCSB and University of Oregon and the browser-based platform is growing by hundreds of users each month.

    CEO, Sieva Kozinsky describes the company as

    "A way for students to help their peers succeed in school. By providing a platform for people to connect, we are helping top students make money while helping their classmates. What makes us unique, is that we vet all of our note takers, thereby ensuring high quality study guides are uploaded to the marketplace."

    The distinguished EdTech Digest Awards Program recognizes outstanding solutions for and the best and brightest minds in education technology a sector that is revolutionizing the education landscape.

    Victor Rivero, who oversees the program as Editor in Chief of EdTech Digest, commented that "there is a lot of talent and quality out there, and we're excited to recognize these cool tools, leaders and trendsetters in the education technology space."

    About StudySoup
    StudySoup officially launched in September 2012. The start-up enables students and educators to help each other study by providing a marketplace for the exchange of study materials--study guides, notes and more. Students set their own price for the content they create and upload. The company hand picks top note takers to ensure quality resources.

    StudySoup, has partnered with universities and colleges nationwide including UCLA, UCSC, UW, UCSB, University of Oregon and more.

    Clarissa Calderon, Marketing Team
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