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TradeUp

The bridge between education and employment.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded June 2013
  • Employees 2
  • Website TradeUp.io

Company Summary

TradeUp bridges the gap between education and employment through quantified skills acquisition and recommendation. Our platform enables job seekers to pinpoint exactly what skills they need to learn to become a hirable candidate and then leverages the best of free online education to create a personalized curriculum aimed at filling in their knowledge / skills gaps. HR departments then have access to a reliable standard for judging eLearners.

Team

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    Daniel Daks

    Daniel Daks studied Philosophy at Northwestern University concentrating in philosophy of language. He cofounded a profitable HS debate company with Jonathan which created the de facto ranking system for the activity. He has also worked at growth stage startups as a digital marketing analyst and as a developer.

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    Jonathan Friedman

    Jonathan Friedman is an entrepreneur and programmer who has dabbled in business and programming for 6 years. He's built everything from infrastructure for high frequency trading firms to websites for startups. He recently lectured at CHI in Paris pertaining to his published HCI research, and worked for numerous LightBank startups as a developer. Jonathan graduated from Northwestern University and will receive his MS in Computer Science in Decembe

Advisors

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    Orrick
    Lawyer
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    EisnerAmper
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    DreamIt Accelerator
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    Startl
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