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Nov. 12, 2020

#232: Myles Hunter, Co-Founder of TutorMe, an On-Demand Tutoring Platform

#232: Myles Hunter, Co-Founder of TutorMe, an On-Demand Tutoring Platform

Myles Hunter is the Co-Founder & CEO of . TutorMe ( https://tutorme.com/ ) is a revolutionary online education platform that provides on-demand tutoring and online courses. They believe there are more teachers in the world than are actually...


Myles Hunter is the Co-Founder & CEO of TutorMe. TutorMe ( https://tutorme.com/ ) is a revolutionary online education platform that provides on-demand tutoring and online courses. They believe there are more teachers in the world than are actually teaching so they want to empower more people to learn from each other. Their platform enables thousands of tutors to share their knowledge with students around the globe. Whether you need help with high school algebra or you want to learn how to program in Python, they have a perfect tutor for you. At TutorMe, they want to change the way you learn.

Some of the Topics Covered by Myles Hunter in this Episode

  • What TutorMe does today and how it got started initially
  • How Myles got an Angel Investor early on for TutorMe
  • The founders behind TutorMe and how they came together
  • The pitch that went into getting a co-founder to join the team
  • Building the business in Russia and Bali early on
  • The go-to-market strategy behind TutorMe
  • The initial product that Myles launched with
  • Why Myles and his team built TutorMe from the ground up
  • The growth for TutorMe after the initial customers
  • How Myles figured out the pricing and business model for TutorMe
  • Raising a $1.3M round of funding
  • The LAUNCH accelerator and why Myles decided to join
  • Competition
  • Myles' advice to other entrepreneurs around fundraising
  • Remote work
  • How Myles and his team finds new tutors for the platform
  • Getting acquired by Zovio in 2019
  • The big vision for TutorMe moving forward
  • The importance of having good legal counsel
  • Myles' incredible experience with the Lyft ambassador program

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