Chegg Inc

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Name: Chegg Inc
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Go to college for free if you're over 50

Here’s a paradox: If you’re young and eager to complete a college degree, the expenses can be crushing. But if you’re 50-plus and in no hurry, you may be able to get that same education free.Want to study social work for a career reboot? Brush up on your ... [Published FOXBusiness.com - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Sorry, iPhone Fans, Surveys Say Apple’s Not That Cool

Street style photos featuring Samsung Galaxy Note 4 at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2015 at Lincoln Center on September 5, 2014 in New York City. Donald Bowers— for Samsung Despite iPhone mania around the world, Apple's "cool factor" is supposedly ... [Published Time - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Matchmaking through technology: The coming revolution in college admissions

INDIANAPOLIS — The old model colleges used to recruit, through mass mailings to promising students and selective visits to key high schools, is giving way to sophisticated matchmaking tools of technology. Gil Rogers, director of marketing and outreach, ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Peak Ventures Launches $23 Million Venture Capital Fund for Tech Startups

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Investment Weekly News -- Peak Ventures announced it has closed on a $23 million venture capital fund aimed at seed-stage startups in Utah and the Mountain West. The fund will invest initial amounts into early stage ... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Affordable college counseling available through Chegg

Chegg , the company known for textbook rentals and Zinch.com , announced Tuesday they now offer affordable college counseling . The cost is $24 per hour. In addition, Chegg has partnered with the Center for Student Opportunity (CSO) to offer two hours ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

New Online Services Aim to Democratize Admissions Counseling

Websites offering online college-admission counseling have proliferated in the past few years, with services whose prices range from free to thousands of dollars. This week saw the launch of two new options that claim to make low-cost resources more widely ... [Published Chronicle of Higher Education - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

Chegg Launches College Counseling Platform

Chegg on Tuesday continued to branch off from textbook rentals with the launch of an online college counseling platform. The service starts at $24 an hour, but members of I'm First , a community for first-generation college students, can receive two hours ... [Published Inside Higher Ed - Sep 17 2014]
Entities: Chegg Inc
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

Bookstore Fights Online Vendors

MICHELLE XU/THE HOYAGeorgetown's campus bookstore, which possesses an exclusive contract with Follett Corporation, has introduced rental and buyback programs to combat the challenge posed by alternative, affordable online vendors.The rise of online bookstores ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 7 reports

Video: Apple Losing Cool Factor Among Young…

AppleComing off a ballyhooed Tuesday rollout of AppleView Enlarged ImageChegg's Student Buzz survey uncovered further psychic dents in Apple's image among the younger set. While 71% of college and high school students rate GoogleSome millennials seem ... [Published Investor's Business Daily - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 3 reports

Peak Ventures fund I raises $23 million

Peak Ventures said Monday it closed a $23 million venture capital fund that will invest in seed-stage startups in Utah and the Mountain West. Initial amounts will range from $100,000 to $1 million. Peak Fund I has already invested in two companies, ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 2 reports

One of the greatest failures of university economics departments ...

... is our passivity when our employers erect monopolies on campus to exploit students:The rise of online textbook retailers such as Chegg, Amazon, and Half.com, has put official college and university bookstores on the defensive. Once the default source ... [Published Environmental Economics - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

How to save money when shopping for college textbooks

College textbooks. For students like me, they're a necessary, expensive evil. College students estimated they spent about $638 on textbooks and other required materials for the 2013-2014 academic year, according to the National Association of College ... [Published Consumer Reports - Aug 26 2014]

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...by the transformative effect of UAV technology," said Samuel Schwerin, founder and Managing Partner of Millennium Technology Value Partners. "PrecisionHawk envisions a world, as we do, where businesses across a wide variety of industries can access aerial information and gain actionable insights in an affordable, turnkey manner. This investment is a way to accelerate the development of an open platform for many innovative applications to be built upon."
"There is a real need for new capital sources to fund the brightest entrepreneurs in Utah ," Burningham said. "We plan to meet that need by focusing on the entrepreneur. In the early days of your startup, it's about gaining every possible advantage and executing. In essence, we've assembled the type of venture firm that we wished would have existed when we were raising capital for our startups."
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Go to college for free if you're over 50 [Published FOXBusiness.com - Sep 21 2014]
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PrecisionHawk Raises $10M to Extend Lead in Aer... [Published Benzinga.com - Sep 18 2014]
Matchmaking through technology: The coming revo... [Published Austin American Statesman - Sep 18 2014]
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Affordable college counseling available through... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 17 2014]
SOASTA : Supports Testing on Any Apple Device R... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 17 2014]
New Online Services Aim to Democratize Admissio... [Published Chronicle of Higher Education - Sep 17 2014]
Chegg Launches College Counseling Platform [Published Inside Higher Ed - Sep 17 2014]
Apple should think different again [Published Daily Illini - Sep 17 2014]
Chegg Launches Affordable Online College Guidan... [Published Outsell Inc - Sep 17 2014]
Chegg Launches Online College Counseling Service [Published T.H.E. Journal - Sep 16 2014]
Chegg Launches Affordable Online College Guidan... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Sep 16 2014]
Video: Difference between Alibaba and others [Published NBCNews.com - Sep 15 2014]
Invest Directly In The Public Firms Owned By GS... [Published Seeking Alpha - Sep 15 2014]
Lead generation with more information and fewer... [Published Inside Higher Ed - Sep 15 2014]
Career Considerations for College Seniors: Resu... [Published Mashable - Sep 15 2014]
Record pre-orders for iPhone 6, but is Apple lo... [Published CNBC - Sep 12 2014]
How Will Apple (AAPL) Stock Respond to Chegg (C... [Published Philly.com - Sep 12 2014]
Bookstore Fights Online Vendors [Published Individual.com - Sep 12 2014]
A Textbook Definition of Greed [Published Georgetown University Hoya - Sep 12 2014]
Top Tier goes to market with first dedicated se... [Published AltAssets.net - Sep 12 2014]
Video: Apple Losing Cool Factor Among Young… [Published Investor's Business Daily - Sep 12 2014]
How Will Apple (AAPL) Stock Respond to Chegg (C... [Published TheStreet.com - Sep 11 2014]
Is Apple losing its cool factor?; College stude... [Published Investor's Business Daily - Sep 11 2014]
How Will Apple (AAPL) Stock Respond to Chegg (C... [Published The Street Latest - Sep 11 2014]
Apple Losing its Cool: With iPhone 6, Chegg Sur... [Published Pettinga Financial Advisors - Sep 11 2014]
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PrecisionHawk rakes in $10 mln Series B [Published PE Hub Blog - Sep 19 2014]
PrecisionHawk has raised about $10 million in Series B funding. Millennium Technology Value Partners led the round. Based in Indianapolis, Raleigh, NC and Toronto, PrecisionHawk is an unmanned aerial systems and remote sensing firm. PRESS RELEASE ...
Chegg Launches Affordable Online College Guidan... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Sep 16 2014]
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chegg, Inc. (CHGG), the Student Hub, today announced the launch of a live, online college counseling platform that democratizes the college counseling industry. Chegg's goal is to make college counseling ...
Apple Losing its Cool: With iPhone 6, Chegg Sur... [Published PR Newswire: Business Technology - Sep 11 2014]
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What: Results of the latest Student Buzz surveys conducted by Chegg, The Student Hub, show that with the anticipated iPhone 6 news, Apple is losing its cool factor among its technology contemporaries. ...
Peak Ventures fund I raises $23 million [Published PE Hub Blog - Sep 08 2014]
Peak Ventures said Monday it closed a $23 million venture capital fund that will invest in seed-stage startups in Utah and the Mountain West. Initial amounts will range from $100,000 to $1 million. Peak Fund I has already invested in two companies, ...
Peak Ventures Launches $23 Million Venture Capi... [Published Venturebeat - Sep 08 2014]
Check out our  press release hub , powered by Business Wire. It's a one stop shop for industry announcements to help you stay on top of the latest technology and investment trends. Get the scoop  here . PROVO, Utah–(BUSINESS WIRE)–September 8, 2014– ...
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Chegg and Ingram Form Strategic Alliance Accele... [Published Financial Services - Aug 04 2014]
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Financial Results, Awards, Survey Results from ... [Published Financial Services - Jun 30 2014]
Technical Commentary on Education Services Equi... [Published Financial Services - Jun 24 2014]
Chegg Releases Employee Diversity Data [Published Financial Services - Jun 02 2014]
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