6 Online Academy Business Success Stories [2024]

Updated: November 1st, 2023
Start An Online Academy Business

Here are some real life success stories of starting a online academy business:

1. Shemmassian Academic Consulting ($648K/year)

How much they make: $648K/year
Current team size: 40


Multi Six-Figure Consulting on the Side

Learn how a student counselor who charged his first customer $1,200 built a six-figure side hustle that earned $650k in a year through his consultancy that advises medical school applicants.

Dr. started Shemmassian Academic Consulting over 10 years ago
Dr. grew the business to $54K/month
Read by 589 founders

Learn more about starting an online academy business:

Where to start?

-> How much does it cost to start an online academy business?
-> Pros and cons of an online academy business

Need inspiration?

-> Examples of established online academy business
-> Marketing ideas for an online academy business

Other resources

4. Elsevier

Elsevier is a global information analytics business that helps institutions and professionals progress science, advance healthcare and improve performance.

Where they're located: Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
Website traffic: 45.7M/month


5. IBM Bluehub

For more than a century IBM has been dedicated to every client's success and to creating innovations that matter for the world

Where they're located: Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
Current team size: 1000
Website traffic: 28M/month


6. Teachable

Create and sell online courses and coaching services with the best online business platform used by the entrepreneurs to sell $500m+ to over 18 million students worldwide. Try it free.

Where they're located: Manhattan Community Board 1, New York, USA
Website traffic: 16.4M/month