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Sophia Technologies

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Aug 10th 2020 - Sep 19th 2020


Sophia Technologies is an Education Technology (EdTech) company that has launched an on-demand mobile application for hiring private tutors. All tutors on the portal are scrutinised by Sophia's education team as per industry standards to ensure quality teaching. Sophia allows clients to book sessions via its app and avail online classes at any location the client finds convenient. The company is working towards getting accreditation with the U.K. Department of Education (DOE). It has also received press coverage from organisations such as Telegraph, iNews, TechRound, OpenGov, and Just Entrepreneurs. In April 2020, the company launched SophiaX, a learning feature where parents can book classes focusing on extra-curricular activities for their kids. The company will use the investment raised to focus on technological development, and support customer acquisition & retention.

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Rated on 17/08/2020

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The management team of 'Sophia Technologies' certainly covers almost all the significant roles that are required to run the business. The CEO/Founder is competent in Teaching, Educational Leadership, Curriculum Design and Development, Recruiting, E-Learning, Public Relations, Public Speaking, Tutoring, Staff Development, and Team Building. She also has a publication in her name 'More than an Education' that was published in March 2015 in the Dubai Survival Guide. The CTO is competent in Business Analysis, Software Development, Enterprise Architecture, Business Intelligence, Cloud Computing, ERP, Agile Methodologies, Financial Services and SQL. The Digital Marketing Manager has skills to build the brand and increase brand awareness through its marketing strategies, sound communication and interpersonal skills. The Co-Founder/Chairman specialises in Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities (RMBS), Small and Medium Enterprises Collateralised loan obligations (CLOs), Trading, Analysing, Modelling, Portfolio Management.


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

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