Online education firm Sophia makes global impact, ramps up hiring



By Elizabeth Millard, The Line

“In classrooms around the world, Sophia is proving to be a very popular and very smart girl. The online education site went live last March and experienced an overwhelming response, with people logging on from nearly 70 countries in just the first two days.

Now, just seven months later, Sophia has grown from start-up to robust enterprise, expanding from six to 13 full-time employees, plus approximately 25 contractors and consultants. Founder and CEO Don Smithmier, whom we profiled in February, anticipates more hiring in the coming year, as Sophia ramps up even more.”

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