Tinyhood | September 21, 2021
Tinyhood, the leading online education platform for parents, has launched a first-of-its-kind class Sleep 101: The Baby Sleep Solution for parents of babies 4-24 months. Taught by renowned sleep consultant Natalie Willes, this online class will teach parents to help their babies start sleeping 10-12 hours a night and taking predictable, longer naps in a matter of days.
For parents whose babies are struggling with short naps, nighttime or early wakings, or need to be rocked or nursed to sleep, this class gives parents a scientifically proven, step-by-step method that will help their babies learn the important skill of independent sleep for both bedtime and naps, along with access to moderated office hours with the expert. Plus, unlike in other online sleep classes, Tinyhood's class covers how to handle the most common troubleshooting scenarios such as regressions, illnesses, nap transitions, travel, and more -- through the toddler years. Taught by a sleep expert who's helped over 10,000 families, this program is truly as close as you can get to private sleep advice with one of the world's greatest sleep coaches.
"Tinyhood saw an opportunity to create a next-generation virtual class that combines the immersive experience of working with a sleep expert with the convenience and quality of best in class online learning," said co-founder and CEO Becky Miller. "With our professionally produced courses, we're able to provide an unmatched on-demand viewing experience complete with detailed schedules, worksheets, and moderated office hours with our expert. You can even follow along with real families as they implement the sleep program."
Tinyhood's courses are taught by the industry's leading experts in order to give parents the most reliable information. The platform is created with the busy, modern parent in mind. All courses are 100 percent flexible, allowing parents to learn at their own pace and in the comfort of their own homes.
"Studies show that babies who sleep well tend to be happier, with better emotional regulation." said co-founder and CTO Susan Blinn. "I'm just grateful that with our new class we are able to help families get the rest they need to grow & thrive."
Tinyhood is the leading online learning platform for the modern parent, giving them information they can trust and strategies to make them feel empowered throughout their parenting journey. Every Tinyhood course is taught by top experts, and topics range from pregnancy through toddlerhood. The courses are 100% flexible allowing parents to watch them at their own pace, on their own time, and in the privacy of their own home. Each course also comes with interactive checklists and guides, a private community, and expert office hours to help you troubleshoot issues as you go. Kids don't come with a manual, but this is pretty close.
CYPHER LEARNING | June 21, 2021
CYPHER LEARNING, a leading provider of learning management systems for businesses and educational institutions, said today that it had received $40 million in growth equity from Invictus Growth Partners ("Invictus"), marking the company's first outside funding. The funds will be used to increase sales, marketing, and development of its cutting-edge learning platform and increase profitability. John DeLoche, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Invictus, will join the Board of Directors of CYPHER LEARNING.
CYPHER LEARNING is the only business that offers a learning management system (LMS) for all major e-learning sectors.
MATRIX LMS for Businesses, NEO LMS for Schools and Universities, and INDIE LMS for Entrepreneurs are the company's three award-winning products. The products are used by over 20,000 organizations worldwide and are accessible in over 40 languages. The worldwide LMS industry is projected to be worth more than $21 billion. Still, it remains highly fragmented and inhabited by outmoded, small-scale firms that have not kept up with the current requirements of businesses and educational institutions. This huge market has created tremendous growth possibilities for CYPHER LEARNING as its cutting-edge learning platform gains momentum due to its intuitive user experience, robust functionality, and unique approach to teaching and learning.
"CYPHER LEARNING's unique positioning in the industry, as well as the large addressable market in both the business and K-2O sectors, has resulted in phenomenal growth, which we expect to accelerate over the coming few years," said Graham Glass, CEO, and Founder of CYPHER LEARNING.
"The CYPHER LEARNING platform provides many advantages to businesses and educational institutions, including ease of use, consistency of learning, innovative tracking and reporting, greater engagement, and improved learning outcomes. Graham and his leadership team have developed a world-class learning platform with revolutionary automation, mobile, social, and gamification capabilities that are designed to scale and dominate the market across all industries. We are happy to collaborate with CYPHER LEARNING and look forward to helping them accomplish their goals." Invictus Growth Partners Co-Founder and Managing Partner John DeLoche said
About CYPHER LEARNING
CYPHER LEARNING is a San Francisco-based company specializing in delivering learning platforms to companies all around the globe. MATRIX LMS for Businesses, NEO LMS for Schools and Universities, and INDIE LMS for Entrepreneurs are the three products offered by CYPHER LEARNING. Over 20,000 companies use the products, which support 40+ languages, and have received numerous awards. CYPHER LEARNING is the only company currently providing platforms in all main e-learning sectors, including academic, corporate, and entrepreneurship.
About Invictus Growth Partners
Invictus Growth Partners is a growth equity and buyout company that invests in bootstrapped and capital-efficient cloud software, cybersecurity, and fintech companies looking for capital and strategic expertise to drive their growth. The firm and all of its employees are based in San Francisco, California.
Stride, Inc. | February 18, 2022
The ongoing pandemic has taught educators everywhere a powerful lesson – the need for flexibility and adaptability to include online or hybrid learning. With more than 20 years of experience in the virtual learning space, Stride, Inc. has much insight to offer during their Promising Practices Conference Series, six online events designed to provide budget-friendly, student-centered professional development for any present and future educator across the globe.
According to MDR Education’s EdNET Insights, it is estimated that 74% of teachers in the United States spend about $250 per year, out-of-pocket, for their own professional development. With traditional teaching workshops and conferences ranging from a few hundred dollars to a few thousand, Stride’s Promising Practices Conference Series is filling a need for affordable and convenient professional development options at no cost for the first event and $1.99 per person for each of the following five events.
“As students become more digitally fluent there is a tremendous opportunity for schools to invest in their teachers’ ability to meet them where they are in order to ensure learning gains. We are excited to extend our decades of expertise in online teaching and learning to educators around the world for the benefit of every student, in a way that is highly accessible and welcoming to educators of all backgrounds.”
Niyoka McCoy, Chief Academic Officer at Stride
Since 2000, Stride has transformed teaching and learning experiences by providing innovative, high-quality, tech-enabled education solutions, curriculum, and programs, training thousands of educators to bring quality hands-on and online curriculum to more than two million students worldwide.
About Stride, Inc.
At Stride, Inc., we are reimagining learning—where learning is lifelong, deeply personal, and prepares learners for tomorrow. The company has transformed millions of people’s teaching and learning experiences by providing innovative, high-quality, tech-enabled education solutions, curriculum, and programs directly to students, schools, the military, and enterprises in primary, secondary, and postsecondary settings. Stride is a premier provider of K-12 education for students, schools, and districts, including career learning services through middle and high school curriculum. For adult learners, Stride delivers professional skills training in healthcare and technology, as well as staffing and talent development for Fortune 500 companies. Stride has delivered millions of courses over the past decade and serves learners in all 50 states and more than 100 countries. The company is a proud sponsor of the Future of School, a nonprofit organization dedicated to closing the gap between the pace of technology and the pace of change in education. More information can be found at stridelearning.com, K12.com, galvanize.com, techelevator.com, and medcerts.com.