#18 Starting a company at 22 with Claudia Recchi, Co-Founder & Co-CEO EdSights


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EdSights is a tech company that uses conversational artificial intelligence (AI) to lower college drop-out rates
Claudia launched the business with her sister in 2018, when she was just 22 years old!!
The mobile application they built utilizes a chatbot system to help address students’ stresses at school: everything from financial aid, finding counselling services and balancing their class load
EdSight has saved over $1.8M in tuition revenues and has increased college retention rate by 12% for their clients
In 2020, Forbes included Claudia and her sister\ in their 30 Under 30 list both in the US and in Italy!
In May, thanks to the momentum it was experiencing during the pandemic, EdSights raised a series A round of $1.6 million in venture capital funding from a slew of high-profile investors, including Lakehouse VC, Kairos VC and The Fund and contributions from the founders of Warby Parker, Harry’s, Allbirds, Bonobos and Rent the Runway

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