The Newsroom of charly education: Press releases and publications from and about us.
charly is a digital learning and marketing platform for students and companies. The EdTech start-up was founded in 2016 by Cecil von Croÿ and Karl Bagusat under the name PrintPeter and is now divided into two business units: Through charly education (www.charly.education), students have free access to a variety of both analog and digital learning tools. In addition, they can access Germany's first online library with over 35,0000 exam-relevant contents, the Q&A Bib, including the tutor program. charly media (www.charly.media), as the largest student marketer in the DACH region, offers brands and companies the opportunity to reach over 2.5 million students through cross-media. Its channels include the social media app Yodel, of which charly media is the exclusive marketer.
charly currently employs 50 people and is based in Berlin.
2016 – Cecil von Croÿ and Karl (Charly) Bagusat founded PrintPeter, which enables students to print their lecture notes for free.
2017 – We're expanding our offerings: More printing options, a job board, and a scanning app for students to reach businesses who advertise in the learning scripts.
2018 – We are building a bridge between offline and online and will now be called PlusPeter.
2019 – In memory of our co-founder, we are changing our name to charly education. In May, we launch our digital learning platform and flashcard app for iOS and Android.
2020 – We expand our online offering, add more features to our mobile apps and improve the design on the platform. We also launch the charly scholarship and for the first time award €1200 to a student.
2021 – We launch the Q&A Bib, Tutor Help, Learn + earn, and print our own college blocks - now we're not only a learning platform, but a community-driven learning ecosystem!
Cecil von Croÿ – CEO
Lukas Knubben – CSO
Victoria Etherington – CPO
Manuela Faveri - CMO
Jon Molin - CTO
Users on the platform:
Digital Start-up of the year 2019 – Audience Award of the Foundation Initiative of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy (BMWi)
Gründerszene-Newcomer 2017 – Audience award of the founder scene
Goldener Funke 2017 Special Award – German Prize for Business Communication
breakthrough Award 2020 – Finalist in the start-up competition - category "Education & Career
Bundesverband deutsche Startups e.V. – Member of the Federal Association of German Startups e.V. for innovative entrepreneurship
European Union – Supported by the EU Structural and Innovation Fund
Bundesverband digitale Bildung e.V. – Member of the network for the comprehensive digitisation of the educational world
Fraunhofer Institute – Research partnership with the renowned Fraunhofer Institute
Federal Association of Digital Economy – Partnership for the promotion of digital business models and value creation of digital technology
CORE SE – Technology partnership
ProFit – Innovation projects – Supported by the Investitionsbank Berlin within the framework of ProFit
Flashcards - create your own flashcards, gamified studying online and offline while tracking your progress (available in the browser application and in the mobile app - iOS and Android).
PDF editor - upload learning materials and edit them as you like: annotate, add markers, organize content, and easily create copy and paste flashcards with just one click (available in the browser app)
Focus mode and study timer - stay undisturbed, efficient and focused while learning (available in the browser application and mobile app - iOS and Android)
Print - upload learning materials and get them printed for free (if company sponsored) or at a discounted price (available in the browser app)
College Blocks - order for free and only pay shipping costs (available in the browser application)
Tutor Help - submit your own questions and receive a full explanation from verified tutors via video or photo within 2 hours, or book a full tutor session right away (available in the browser application)
Q&A Bib - a comprehensive, easy-to-search, and ever-growing cloud of exam-related questions and answers created by students and curated by charly (available in the browser application)
Learn + earn - share exam-related knowledge & earn 50 cents for each question + answer submitted (available in browser app)
Placed advertisement in the login area of our learning platform charly education.
Sponsored university scripts through booked advertisements in the script.
Through our retargeting we can find precisely those users who have previously seen script ads, so we can reach them beyond the lecture room.
As exclusive marketers of the social App Jodel, we place ads in an advertising channel that is not yet flooded by advertisers.
With our stand alone mailings there is an additional chance to reach students in their otherwise ad-free university mailbox.
Münchner Merkur | 04.02.2021 Berlin founders launch first open learning database for students
Business Insider | 29.01.2021 35,000 exam answers: How Germany's first digital library will help students
Münchner Merkur | 04.02.2021 35,000 exam answers - Germany's first digital library to help students learn
Business Punk | 05.06.2019 Germany is definitely a laggard in digital learning
Hochrhein-Zeitung | 15.09.2019 | New digital learning platform for students: PlusPeter becomes charly.education
One to one | 15.09.2019 | PlusPeter becomes charly.education
Gründerszene | 05.06.2018 | Fresh millions for student start-up PlusPeter
FAZ | 31.10.2018 | The Student Understanders
Gründerszene | 7.12.2017 | This is the Gründerszene-newcomer 2017!
How do students learn? Which university cities are at the forefront of digitisation? In our press releases we explore these and other questions in more detail.
• Comparing jobs at car companies: Here are the most unfilled positions
• Ed-Tech Financing
• 35,000 exam answers and more
• How students learn digitally
• Dax-Ranking: At these universities the board members have studied
• New digital learning platform for students: PlusPeter becomes charly education
• These universities are social media professionals
• The most digital Uni cities in Germany
• Party ranking in education issues
• Survey: Importance of pay when choosing a job
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