Business Wire - March 28, 2019
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Empowered Education, Inc. announced today that it has raised $8 million in Series A funding from Rethink Education, a leading impact investor in education technology companies. As part of the funding, Rethink Managing Partner, Michael Walden, has joined the company’s Board of Directors. “Our mission is to positively impact the lives of millions of people who are struggling with chronic disease management and those working to improve their overall health and wellness. We achieve this by offering best in class online training solutions for aspiring and existing health coaches with a strong emphasis on project-based learning and mastering effective…
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