- PopExpert, an online video education marketplace aimed at letting students learn from experts in one-on-one video chats, raised $2 million in seed funding from Learn Capital and Expansion VC.
- The site's experts are spread across a range of fields encompassing "life, work, and play," allowing lifelong learners to search for and receive one-to-one instruction in everything from career mentoring and language to nutrition and meditation.
- Prices vary by teacher and lesson, and PopExpert earns revenue via a small service fee charged for each transaction.
From the article:
... “We are focused on areas that relate more to EQ development than IQ development, for example meditation vs. Excel training and personalized style vs. photography techniques,” explained founder Ingrid Sanders. “These areas of EQ development are particularly suited to personalized interaction with an expert, and a one-to-one interaction is by far the most efficient way to experience them.” ...