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Uvii Wants To Bring On-Demand Education To The Masses

In 2016, the average cost of a 4-year college or university was $39,000. The amount of money it pays to attend school every year is on the rise and students and self are looking for alternatives ways to educate themselves on a budget. That’s where Uvii comes in. Uvii is a mobile app that brings speaker seminar and micro-learning courses to the palms of people’s hands. The app is currently in beta and uses video to offer skill training, self-help courses and other sessions at a nominal fee. “I knew that there had to be a way through technology to bridge the gap for education,” Uvii Founder Kimberly Gray said. Uvii’s main goal is to provide quality education and on-demand courses for a fraction of the costs of traditional schooling. Gray got her inspiration for Uvii from her parents, who both served as principals in Washington, D.C. public schools. The company has two business models — the frontend, consumer-focused model and the B2B model. On the consumer side, the model app provides...

Arriana McLymore

Feb 8, 2019