|Description||Website for parents|
|Series A, 8/06 ||$4.5M|
|Series B, 7/09 ||$15M|
|Series C, 2/12 ||$5M|
Launched in 2007, Education.com is the 4th largest parenting website with more than four million unique visitors each month.
The company generates revenue primarily through display advertising.
The site offers a broad range of content to parents and educators including:
Articles: Education.com hosts tens of thousands of articles written by the company’s in-house editorial staff and acquired from universities, publishers, non-profits, research organizations, teachers, psychologists, and physicians.
Activities: Education.com offers thousands of hands-on and curriculum based activities, worksheets, games, and coloring pages â€“ all sorted by grade level and topic.
Community: Using JustAsk, Education.com members have the ability to share advice with Education.comâ€™s community of thousands of parents and the company’s panel of experts.
Schoolfinder: A resource empowering parents to obtain qualitative and quantitative information on more than 200,000 schools (preschools, K-12 public, private & charter schools, and colleges).
Video: Education.com produces and acquires high quality, engaging videos on a wide range of topics of interest to parents from back-to-school tips to holiday activity how-tos.
Mobile: Education.com offers a free iPhone App (“Fun Finder”) through the iTunes store.
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Wonder Box, a creation of Education.com, is a subscription based product for kids 3-6.
Each box includes all supplies needed to do three hands-on activities (such as “Decorate a Cape”, “Build a Puppet”, or “”Create your own bath bombs”) plus extras like activity books, recipes & more. Each Wonder Box activity helps build essential kindergarten skills, while creating opportunities for parents and kids to have fun learning together.
A variety of gift options and subscription lengths are available.