ClassDojo is a special tool that has been developed for effective communication between teachers, students and parents. This tool is targeted to improve the student’s discipline. The tool allows each student to have an avatar which can be customized for personal use. The teachers also have their module where they can come up with goals and habits to monitor. These goals and habits include issues such as how active the student is in class and how they submit their homework among others. The teachers then award points during the school day which are easily displayed on a smart board for viewing. By the end of the day, the teachers produce a report and send it to the parents. This tool has been of great importance to most schools as it acts as a direct link between the teachers, students and also parents. It gives the teachers an easy way of monitoring the student’s habits.
The Application is said to have raised $35 million funding as its recent amount. It was also revealed that ClassDojo has come up with another service for the families known as Beyond School. This tool allows the parents to subscribe to it so that they can have knowledge of the studying experiences that their children encounter outside the classroom. ClassDojo unlike Beyond School is offered for free. Since its founding, ClassDojo has shown substantial growth. Most homesteads in America are now using the app to monitor their children’s performance and activities in school. The app is operated by a group of forty experts and it is based in California.
One of the founders of the ClassDojo app, Mr. Liam Don says that their vision is to provide just more than a class room application. They are focused with coming up with the most famous brand for use in education. The Chief Executive Officer adds that ClassDojo is working towards ensuring that students, teachers, parents, staff and also administrators are offered with quality services. Some of the countries that use ClassDojo include Spain, UK and Australia among others. Parents have also given positive remarks about the app.
Unroll Me is one of the leading companies when it comes to helping individuals and businesses manage their email accounts. The company was founded by young entrepreneur Jojo Hedaya in the year 2011. Since 2011, Unroll.Me has been able to help many email users eliminate clutter from their inbox. As many people already know, a lot of junk email builds up in their inbox. Unroll Me knew about this and decided to offer a services that eliminates these unwanted junk emails. The services are very efficient as a user can get all of their messages gathered and then eliminate the ones that they don’t want. This is usually done by electing to no longer subscribe to the junk emails.
During the course of its history, Unroll Me has expanded to all parts of the world. One of the parts of the world that it has a strong presence in is the European Union. While the company has succeeded in Europe for quite some time, it has experienced a recent setback. In the spring of 2018, the European Union threatened to find Unroll Me if it continued to serve customers. The European Union has very strict privacy and data gathering laws. As a result, Unroll Me is no longer able to serve its customers in this region due to its need to acquire certain information to serve its customers. Therefore, Unroll Me has decided to stop serving customers in the European Union beginning in 2019.
In an effort to expand its services, Unroll Me has decided to provide its services to customers who use android phones. Since many people are more likely to use a phone to access their email, Unroll Me elected to offer this service to android phone users to better accommodate their needs. This has helped the company extend its customer base and lead to more opportunities to serve more markets. Today, the company will be able to provide its services to users of tablets, iPhones, android phones and personal computers. As a result, it will have the means to provide its services to just about anyone who can access an email account from any device.
Founded in 2006, GreenSky Credit is an Atlanta-based Financial Technology firm that provides credit programs as well as technology to banks and merchants that provides loans to their consumers. Bloomberg reports that services include: same day funding for submitted invoices, account management, collections management, invoice verification, credit services, and online transaction management.
Forbes met with GreenSky’s CEO, David Zalik, to learn first-hand of Zalik’s background and path to success. Forbes reports that GreenSky is ranked third in value as a fintech company, with the CEO landing at billionaire status. Zalik shares the success behind his unique business model in which home remodel contractors are the consumers reached through the company’s sales team pitching their user-friendly mobile device apps. Zalik found an opportunity in this market where GreenSky provides easily accessible and quickly-delivered loans for average scoring FICO consumers.
Between the banks and contractor deals, GreenSky Credit’s model allows the company to profit on both sides of the deal. GreenSky Credit serves as a modern-day middleman and is not constrained by defaults.
Forbes continues to share the story of the businessman who built the company. Zalik’s family moved from Israel to Alabama when he was just 4 years old. He scored exceptionally high on the SATs and enrolled in college classes at age 16. During his college education, Zalik established his first company called Microtech, where he had dropped out of college to focus on his company before selling the 20-person company for a few million dollars at age 22.
After being involved in starting two other companies that ultimately failed, Zalik continued on the challenging path to success even after establishing GreenSky Credit. He was determined through his efforts of begging contractors to a $200 Million deal falling apart, but success was found after many would have given up. With Nigel Morris’ partnership and investment in the company, GreenSky surged to unicorn status.