LearnWorlds is an e-learning start-up, located in Kavala, Greece, which is on its way to transforming self-paced learning. The team members of LearnWorlds wish to create the best “educational amplifier”, empowering trainers, educators and content authors to create unique, enjoyable and social learning experiences. The innovative LearnWorlds platform is a cloud-based, white-label, e-learning management system that offers an easy, hassle-free way for professional trainers, businesses and organizations to create their own, personally branded, online schools and share or sell interactive, self-paced premium courses to their learners.
- Design holistic learning experiences using interactive videos, e-books, integrated social networking, gamification, questionnaires and a lot more.
- Better understand their users through analytics and marketing tools.
- Transform their teaching passion into learners’ enjoyment and increased sales.
LearnWorlds won its first award in November 2013 after participating in the “Business Idea Competition” organized by Aristotle University. In December 2013, LearnWorlds won its second award at the E-learning Expo 2013 pitching competition. In July 2014 LearnWorlds won its first international distinction as it was selected amongst 9 others as winners of the “Open Education Challenge”, an EU competition seeking for the most promising educational startups from across the world (www.openeducationchallenge.eu). Competing against 610 submissions from 74 countries, LearnWorlds reached the finals which were held in Barcelona, where it successfully pitched its concept in front of a 10 member expert European Jury chaired by Lord David Puttnam and Xavier Prats Monné, the Deputy Director-General for Education and Culture of the European Commission! In 2014 LearnWorlds participated in the “Open Education Challenge” organized by the EU and ended up ranking in the top 10. The startup has been mentioned on many websites such as: naftemporiki.gr, edukwest.eu, startupper.gr, newsit.gr and away.gr.