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Fast-Growing 2U Files For $100M IPO, But Is It Poised To Be The Next Big Education Company?

When 2U emerged in 2008, online education was still struggling to be taken seriously. Despite steadily increasing online enrollment, many remained skeptical. Both fairly and unfairly, online education was seen as a world of simple micro-correspondence courses, limited in quality, incapable of producing outcomes truly commensurate with on-campus education and therefore merely a supplement, not a replacement, to traditional learning. 2,089 more words


2U: The biggest ed-tech IPO you've never heard of

Fast-growing education company 2U will debut on the public markets.

According to a news release, the company plans to list its common stock on the NASDAQ Global Market under the ticker symbol “TWOU.” 2U is hoping to raise up to $100 million through its initial public offering. 492 more words