About: Vishal Goenka is the CEO and founder of 2Sigma School — an online academy offering accredited advanced computer science classes to high schoolers and effectively expanded access to high-level teachings in this space.
Advice and Insight: Vishal shared about the convenience of online learning and its relation to growth. When he started his company, he spoke to students, parents, teachers, and school administrators — all of whom preferred online courses for several topics.
Market to families that want more than their local education system can provide, and use funding wisely to grow your academy.
About: Dotan is a serial entrepreneur in the education space, most recently serving as founder and CEO of Clickto — a platform that turns live, group-based courses into thriving online brands. He’s been part of the online learning movement for nearly 10 years, and he is the host of our podcast, the Lifelong Educators Show, appearing in a special double-role in the online academy episode.
Advice and Insight: Dotan shared that he sees students coming on for two main reasons — supplemental education and official, or systematic and accredited education. He’s also witnessed firsthand the ability to teach every subject online — from art to cooking, chess to coding, the opportunities for learners and educators are endless.