July 21, 2009
Education.com Named AlwaysOn Global 250 Winner
REDWOOD CITY, CA July 21, 2009 – Education.com, a leading web destination for parents of school-aged children, today announced that it is a winner of the 2009 AlwaysOn Global 250 Award in the Digital Education category. The AlwaysOn Global 250 Award is given to private, emerging technology companies creating new business opportunities in high-growth markets. Education.com was selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team based on demonstration of growth, market opportunity, quality of innovation and customer traction.
“We’re thrilled to have been selected for the AlwaysOn Global 250 award and I congratulate the other companies we join on this year’s prestigious list of winners,” said Dr. Ronald Fortune, CEO of Education.com. “I’m grateful to the Education.com team for their extraordinary efforts over the last few years. They come to work every day with a commitment to make life better for parents and their kids and this kind of recognition helps affirm that we’re succeeding in this goal. We share the honor of this award with our partners and advertisers with whom we work to support parents’ participation in their children’s education."
Education.com and the other AlwaysOn Global 250 winners will be recognized at the AlwaysOn & STVP Summit at Stanford, taking place at Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA, on July 28-30. This two-and-a-half day executive conference is co-presented by the Stanford Technology Ventures Program and will highlight the significant economic, political and commercial trends affecting the global technology industries.
“It’s no secret that technology and innovation are vital to bringing our country out of economic recession,” said Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. “The companies on this year’s list have not only created innovative technologies that solve real business problems, but have stimulated economic growth through the generation of new jobs. I congratulate every winner selected for this year’s award and wish them all tremendous success in the future.”
The AlwaysOn Global 250 winners were selected from among hundreds of technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists and industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2009 list. A full list of all the AlwaysOn Global 250 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn website at: http://alwayson.goingon.com/permalink/post/32719
About Education.com:From kindergarten readiness to college prep, Education.com is the leading destination for involved parents. More than a million parents a month come to Education.com to get the information they need to support their children’s unique educational and developmental needs, and to find ideas for how to make learning more fun. The company has teamed up with leading universities, nonprofits, and research organizations to offer highly credible parenting, developmental, and educational information. The site also offers worksheets and activities, community resources, access to best-of-breed educational services, and SchoolFinder – a tool that gives parents comprehensive data on the nation’s 125,000 public, private and charter schools. Education.com was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Redwood City, CA. The company is backed by leading venture capital firms, Azure Capital Partners, TeleSoft Partners, and California Technology Ventures. For more information, please visit www.education.com
About AlwaysOn ignited the open-media revolution in early 2003 by being the first media brand to launch a global blog network. In 2004, AlwaysOn continued to lead the media industry in innovation by introducing a social network where members can connect and engage. AlwaysOn is also revolutionizing the media business by applying its open-media principles to its executive event series (Summit at Stanford, OnMedia, OnHollywood, OnDC, GoingGreen East and West, Venture Summit East and West) and quarterly print “blogozine” by empowering its members to post and share their ideas and meet each other online. As our loyal readers know, AlwaysOn is committed to the free-market, merit-driven approach to reporting and event programming. No other media brand has dared to create such open interaction with its readers and event participants. please visit: http://alwayson.goingon.com
2012 Press ReleasesEducation.com Introduces Wonder - in a Box!
April 30, 2012EDUCATION.COM REVEALS ONE THIRD OF PARENTS UNCERTAIN HOW TO HANDLE BULLYING
March 22, 2012EDUCATION.COM LAUNCHES REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY'S FIRST FREE “SCHOOL BOUNDARIES” SEARCH TOOL
February 7, 2012
2011 Press ReleasesEducation.com Announces Appointment of Rich Yang as Vice President of Marketing
October 27, 2011Ten Thousand Parents to Receive Free Thank You Cards to Help Honor the Special Teachers in Their Children
May 2, 2011Travel Ticker Names the Top 5 Destinations for "Edutainment Trips"
April 19, 2011Education.com Launches 2011 Virtual Science Fair
January 19, 2011
2010 Press ReleasesEducation.com Announces Appointment of Chris Bruzzo to Board of Directors
December 16, 2010Education.com's 2010 Gift Guide Let's Shoppers "Wow" On A Budget
September 14, 2010Education.com Launches 2010 Summer Activities Challenge
June 9, 2010Education.Com Announces 2010 Summer Reading Guide - Books To Get Kids Excited About Reading While Helping Avoid The Summer Slide
May 11, 2010Education.com Announces 2010 A+ Award Winners
February 16, 2010
2009 Press ReleasesEducation.com Launches 2009 Activities Photo Contest
September 24, 2009Education.com Receives 2009 WebAward for Outstanding Website
September 16, 2009Nationwide Survey Shows Parents May Keep Healthy Kids Home During An H1N1 Outbreak Even If Schools Stay Open
September 11, 2009Education.com Announces 2009 A+ Award Winners
July 28, 2009Education.com Named AlwaysOn Global 250 Winner
July 21, 2009Education.com Launches 2009 Summer Activities Challenge
June 19, 2009Education.com Partners with Leading Organizations to Give Parents the Resources They Need to Become More Involved
May 18, 2009Education.com and AASA Offer Free Bullying Web Seminar to School Administrators
April 24, 2009Education.com Offers Parents Unique and Meaningful Ways to Celebrate Earth Day Every Day
April 21, 2009
2008 Press ReleasesEducation.com and AASA Launch Free, Cutting-Edge Bullying Resources for Parents
November 19, 2008Education.com’s 2008 Gift Guide Gives Holiday Shoppers a Cheat Sheet of Unique Gift Ideas
October 6, 2008Education.com Secures $9.75 Million in Series B Funding Led By California Technology Ventures
August 5, 2008Education.com Unveils SchoolFinder at DEMO 08 to Solve an Urgent Need
June 18, 2008
Media Contact Info
phone: (650) 362-4011