Streaming live on Mashable, 2tor Inc. co-founder Jeremy Johnson will be answering questions from readers at 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT) tomorrow, August 23. As part of the Young Entrepreneur Council’s program called YEC StartupLab, Johnson will appear live via video chat broadcast on this site.
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Jeremy Johnson is the co-founder or 2tor, Inc., an education technology company that partners with top-tier universities to deliver rigorous, selective degree programs online. In 2008, Jeremy co-founded 2tor with John Katzman, founder of the Princeton Review, and Chip Paucek, former CEO of Hooked on Phonics. At 2tor, Jeremy has worn multiple hats, as chief marketing officer (2009-2012), and most recently, as president of strategic initiatives. In his current role, Jeremy is leading an exciting new division of the company, one that will further 2tor’s mission of delivering quality course instruction at scale. 2tor’s current roster of university partners include the University of Southern California, Georgetown University, the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and Washington University at St. Louis.
The company has raised nearly $97 million in capital, making it one of the highest funded education ventures in the country.
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In 2011, Jeremy launched Gen Y Capital, the venture arm of the YEC. The fund is dedicated to supporting early stage startups with Gen Y founders. He was recently named one of Inc Magazine's 30 Under 30 Entrepreneurs and has been featured on NBC, ABC, FOX and CNBC. You can find him on twitter at @jeremyj.
StartupLab is a free virtual mentorship program created by The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only nonprofit organization comprised of nearly 500 of America’s most successful young entrepreneurs who have, collectively, generated tens of thousands of jobs and hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue. StartupLab uses a Facebook app and a free, plug-and-play social media campaign to help millions of entrepreneurs, small business owners and startup founders from all industries launch and grow new businesses via live, interactive video chats, educational content and mentorship forums.
Check Mashable tomorrow afternoon at 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT), when Johnson will be answering questions from the audience live via video chat.
You can also sign up for an email reminder of the chat by visiting this registration page.
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