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LaurusSoft, Inc.

We sell an online math program to students who want to raise scores and graduate. Unlike textbook companies, our niche is math test prep.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Education
  • Location United States
  • Currency USD
  • Founded March 2007
  • Employees 2
  • Website laurussoft.com

Company Summary

Laurus is an online program, created by a team of math teachers, that helps students succeed on high-stakes math tests. Laurus helps students graduate high school and helps schools keep their funding through success on these tests. We sell annual subscriptions to districts, schools and individuals (parent/student). With new national standards, our market grows from AZ to all students in 45 states who will take a high-stakes math test to graduate.

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    Timothy Eriksson
    CEO

    Tim Eriksson is the founder and creator of Laurus. He is an Arizona high school math teacher, and has taught classes ranging from basic Algebra to honors Pre-Calculus for seven years. He has also taught several online classes for an online provider of curriculum. Therefore, Tim is familiar with teaching online and the challenges and benefits with using technology to assist student learning.

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    Prabhu Mohapatra
    CTO

    Prabhu Mohapatra has worked in the technical industry for over 20 years. He is CEO of IS&T (International Science & Technology), a web-development company based in Chandler, Arizona. His staff at IS&T take care of all of LaurusSoft's programming needs.

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    Ronald Eriksson
    CFO

    Ron served as the CFO of a mega-church with a $10 million annual budget for 9 years. Before that, Ron was the VP and General Manager of the Commercial Markets Division for the Dial Corporation and held various other senior management positions for over 35 years. These included locating, analyzing, and negotiating the terms of the acquisitions for the International Division of Dial throughout Latin America and other locations around the world.

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    Peter Erickson
    IT Director

    Peter Erickson has served as a technical advisor and IT director since the inception of LaurusSoft, has been involved with both sales and programming for IBM for over 25 years. Peter is the primary database analyst, supporting teachers and administrators with whatever data they need.

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    Dana Eriksson
    Director of Sales

    Dana Eriksson has worked in educational sales for 5 years. She began as LaurusSoft's sales rep for 2 years growing our sales from 3 schools to 30 schools. She transferred to an educational curriculum provider, where she was the AZ account rep. She took this company's annual AZ sales from $5K to $1.7M in just over two years. She builds excellent relationships with the schools and will train other reps to do the same.

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    Stephen Boatwright
    Lawyer
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    Gayle Simmons
    Accountant
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