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Nerdy Acquires Coding Education Startup
Tuesday 16 August 2022

US-based online tutoring platform developer Nerdy Inc. (NYSE: NRDY), developer of Varsity Tutors, is adding immersive coding classes to its library of academic and enrichment programs with the acquisition of Codeverse, the company said.

Codeverse is a creative online platform where kids build apps and games with real code.

Nerdy said the addition will enable it to meet the growing demand for computer science and coding education with consumers and in schools.

The Codeverse Studio - which includes a real programming language and game creation tools designed just for kids - will be made available as part of the Learning Membership from Varsity Tutors, an all-inclusive learning destination that gives students access to a comprehensive array of learning resources to ensure students have personalized and ongoing learning support.

Codeverse offerings will also be available to the company's school district partners, via the Varsity Tutors for Schools product suite.

Founded by husband and wife duo, Craig Ulliott and Katy Lynch with a mission to "teach a billion kids to code," Codeverse provides kids with everything they need to build real apps and games that bring their creative ideas to life.

Nerdy (NYSE: NRDY) is a platform for live online learning, with a mission to transform the way people learn through technology.

The company's purpose-built proprietary platform leverages technology, including AI, to connect learners of all ages to experts, delivering superior value on both sides of the network.

Nerdy's flagship business, Varsity Tutors, is one of the nation's largest platforms for live online tutoring and classes.
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Date Published: 16/08/2022

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