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#18 Starting a company at 22 with Claudia Recchi, Co-Founder & Co-CEO EdSights

#18 Starting a company at 22 with Claudia Recchi, Co-Founder & Co-CEO EdSights

FromMade IT - Storie Italiane di Successo


#18 Starting a company at 22 with Claudia Recchi, Co-Founder & Co-CEO EdSights

FromMade IT - Storie Italiane di Successo

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Length:
30 minutes
Released:
Dec 13, 2020
Format:
Podcast episode

Description

EdSights is a tech company that uses conversational artificial intelligence (AI) to lower college drop-out ratesClaudia launched the business with her sister in 2018, when she was just 22 years old!!The mobile application they built utilizes a chatbot system to help address students’ stresses at school: everything from financial aid, finding counselling services and balancing their class loadEdSight has saved over $1.8M in tuition revenues and has increased college retention rate by 12% for their clients In 2020, Forbes included Claudia and her sister\ in their 30 Under 30 list both in the US and in Italy!In May, thanks to the momentum it was experiencing during the pandemic, EdSights raised a series A round of $1.6 million in venture capital funding from a slew of high-profile investors, including Lakehouse VC, Kairos VC and The Fund and contributions from the founders of Warby Parker, Harry’s, Allbirds, Bonobos and Rent the Runway
Released:
Dec 13, 2020
Format:
Podcast episode

Titles in the series (100)

Made IT è un podcast di imprenditoria dove intervistiamo italiani che hanno creato, fondato, inventato, gestito, qualcosa di straordinario per scoprire insieme le loro storie e le loro idee innovative. In ogni intervista i nostri ospiti condividono con noi i momenti salienti del loro percorso passando dai momenti che hanno cambiato la loro strada, i momenti più difficili, le più grandi soddisfazioni, i loro motti e filosofie di vita... e spartiscono consigli preziosissimi.Il nostro obiettivo è quello di celebrare il talento italiano, ma anche quello di ispirarvi, motivarvi e magari darvi quella spinta che vi serve per progredire sulla vostra strada.