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Classlist

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Feb 2nd 2021 - Mar 4th 2021

Classlist is a school community application used by parents to link up, organise events, and share recommendations. The company argues that messaging tools like WhatsApp can pose security risks, become cliquey, or turn negative. It aspires to change this situation via its app. Classlist asserts that its portal creates buzzing parent communities that lead to better pupil outcomes. The company points out that it is the UK’s biggest school-parent community app with over 300,000 users. Classlist has 15,000 volunteer-led school ambassadors. Its core business model is ad-funded, offering advertisers school-by-school access to a UK family market. The company's one-stop community management platform achieved global recognition at BETT’s 2018 trade fair. Classlist claims to have acquired schools in 14 countries from Singapore to New York with negligible marketing amidst heavy competition. Classlist will use the investment received to develop premium services and extend its leadership positions in the UK and global markets.

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Classlist Rating Review

Rated on 08/02/2021

Pitch Rated

80%

Gold

Management

81%

Product

87%

Investment

73%

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  • £975,830
    pledged
  • 390%
    of goal

    £250,000
    target

    £6,000,017
    pre-money valuation

    4.00%
    equity available

    1,154
    investors

    £846
    pledge per investor

    08621032
    company number

    Active
    company status

    23/07/2013
    incorporated 8 years

    £0.22
    share price

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    50-64%
    Room for improvement
    65-79%
    Worth considering
    80%+
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Management 81%

Skills 73%
Classlist was set up by two school parents who wanted to shake up school communities. Their core management team is made up of professionals having core technology and education skills. The Co-Founder/CEO is a Chartered Accountant by profession and the former CFO of 3 digital startups. She is skilled in business strategy, corporate restructuring, change management, and IT implementation assignments. She has represented Australia in Windsurfing and South Australia for squash. The Co-Founder/Community Lead has a background in strategy and marketing/advertising. The CTO is passionate about cloud technologies and has expertise in leadership, coaching, business relationship management, team building, standards-based design, implementation of best practice, research, design, and innovation. The Sales and Business Development Director is a management consultant, and he is skilled in business alliances, business, marketing strategy, partnerships, product management, and cloud computing. It was noted that the Co-founder/CEO is taking up the responsibilities of the finance head in the company.

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    pledged
  • 390%
    of goal

    £250,000
    target

    £6,000,017
    pre-money valuation

    4.00%
    equity available

    1,154
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    £846
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    Active
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    23/07/2013
    incorporated 8 years

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  • Internet Business Awards Category Award Winner 2015
  • Hertfordshire Business Awards Finalist 2014

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