Jul 03, 2017
GetSmarter, based in
"We are pleased to wrap up our acquisition of GetSmarter," said Christopher "Chip" Paucek, CEO and co-founder of 2U. "The acquisition of GetSmarter is expected to accelerate our growth, extend our global footprint and provide a broader suite of services by matching more students to the right digital education opportunities - whether graduate programs or short course certificates. With this acquisition, we expect to expand our total addressable market while strengthening our position as a global leader in delivering high-quality, high-touch, digital education focused on student outcomes. We welcome the GetSmarter employees to the 2U team."
"We are proud and delighted to be joining the 2U family,"
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GetSmarter is an online education company based in
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