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Type of site
FoundedChicago, Illinois (2005 (2005))
Area servedUnited States
Founder(s)Andrew Geant and Mike Weishuhn
IndustryEducation service
Employees80 full time employees (2014)
Current statusOnline

Wyzant is an online services marketplace in educational technology for matching tutors with students. This organization is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois,[1] and is a division of IXL Learning.

Wyzant was co-founded in 2005 by Princeton graduates Andrew Geant and Mike Weishuhn, with $10,000 raised from family and friends.[2] In 2013, Accel Partners invested $21.5 million into Wyzant.[3]

In 2014, Wyzant had 80 employees and listed about 76,000 active tutors in its database.[2] It claims to have about 2 million registered users, from kindergarteners to PhD candidates.[4] In 2014, the company claims to have booked $100 million in tutoring sessions and claims to have logged almost 2.5 million hours of instruction.[4]

Wyzant claims to teach more than 300 subjects online and in person to its users.[5]

In 2018, Wyzant ranked #5 on Indeed's list of top rated workplaces in Chicago.[6]


  1. ^ Loizos, Connie. "Clark, an app that claims to aim to "turn every educator into an entrepreneur," launches with a reported $1 million in funding". TechCrunch. Retrieved 2017-10-09.
  2. ^ a b Rogers, Bruce (2014-09-17). "Creating an Online Marketplace for Tutors and Students". Forbes. Retrieved 18 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Accel Partners Put $21.5M into WyzAnt Tutoring Service". Edsurge.
  4. ^ a b Tilin, Andrew (September 13, 2014). "Meet the eHarmony of Tutoring". Entrepreneur. Retrieved 18 July 2017.
  5. ^ Eisenberg, Richard. "Why People Over 50 Tutor And You Might Want To". Forbes. Retrieved 2017-09-26.
  6. ^ "Top-Rated Workplaces: Best in Chicago". Indeed.

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