11 Tutoring Or Education Business Success Stories [2022]

11 Tutoring Or Education Business Success Stories [2022]
Start A Tutoring Or Education Business

When students have problems with their schoolwork, they turn to tutors for help.

Being a tutor awakens your entrepreneurial skills. Being your own boss allows you to set your own schedule and be more independent. You'll create lasting relationships with students and their parents. Last but not least: you get paid well!

Here are some real life success stories of starting a tutoring or education business:

1. UpBrainery Technologies ($1.04M/year)

Ghazal Qureshi (from Houston, TX, USA) started UpBrainery Technologies almost 3 years ago.

Revenue
$87K / month
Team
1 founders / 11 employees

Case Study

Hello! My name is Ghazal Qureshi and I am the proud founder and CEO of UpBrainery Technologies. UpBrainery is a startup tech company that focuses on revolutionizing modern education to fit the evolving needs of parents and children.

Within our first few months, we have cultivated relationships with organizations like the Girl Scouts, Girls Inc., Whataburger, NASDAQ, and the Houston Rockets. We are in the works to build a large network of opportunities with other corporations to provide educational content to children in their communities.

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2. Achievable ($240K/year)

Tyler York (from San Francisco) started Achievable over 6 years ago.

Revenue
$20K / month
Team
2 founders / 3 employees

Case Study

Hi, my name is Tyler York and I’m one of the founders of Achievable, a test prep company focused on career-advancing professional exams.

Our goal is to take the guesswork out of test prep. With Achievable, you study, you follow our program, you know where you stand, and when you’re ready - you succeed. That’s the Achievable difference.

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3. TutorCruncher ($1.2M/year)

Samuel Colvin (from London, UK) started TutorCruncher over 9 years ago.

Revenue
$100K / month
Team
2 founders / 0 employees

Case Study

Hello! My name is Samuel Colvin, and I am the Co-founder of TutorCruncher. We are a Tutor Management Software company who enjoy helping agency owners worldwide run their business more efficiently.

We pride ourselves on providing premium tools to all agencies regardless of size or location. Our team is also very dedicated to making owning a tutoring business accessible to all. Whether we are sharing simple tips with a small business just starting or discussing custom software building with a corporation, our team will always give 100%!

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4. Digital Scholar ($480K/year)

Sorav jain (from Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India) started Digital Scholar about 3 years ago.

Revenue
$40K / month
Team
2 founders / 25 employees

Case Study

Hi, I am Sorav Jain, one of India’s leading Digital Marketer, trainer, and consultant. I run echoVME Digital, an award-winning Digital Marketing agency in Chennai that has served many top clients all over the country like Nippo, Casagrand, Success Gyan, Levista, Chu Chu TV, and a lot more for over a decade.

And for my institute Digital Scholar, my first batch had about 90 students, and now the number has increased to more than 100,000 students and counting! Our target students included college graduates looking to start their careers, entrepreneurs looking to scale their businesses, and sales professionals looking to learn ways to increase their leads.

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5. GenM ($6M/year)

Moe found a problem on the market when trying to hire a marketing intern. He built a platform to provide training and job opportunities for students.

Richard Shaw (from Remote) started GenM ago.

Revenue
$500K / month

Case Study

Moe found a problem on the market when trying to hire a marketing intern. He built a platform to provide training and job opportunities for students.

6. GoRails ($1.2M/year)

Chris founded GoRails, a Ruby on Rails educational platform. As a single-person business, it's doing $60k in MRR. He's now hiring the first employees.

Revenue
$100K / month

Case Study

Chris founded GoRails, a Ruby on Rails educational platform. As a single-person business, it's doing $60k in MRR. He's now hiring the first employees.

7. Max Options Trading ($360K/year)

Max Heaney (from Boca Raton, FL, USA) started Max Options Trading almost 3 years ago.

Revenue
$30K / month
Team
1 founders / 6 employees

Case Study

My name is Max Heaney. I was 30 years old when I started Max Options Trading. My main product is education. I look to help anyone who truly wants to learn stocks, stock options, and technical analysis. My goal has consistently been to teach people the tools and techniques to use within the stock market. One of my mottos is “I do not fish for you, I teach you how to fish so you can make a secondary stream of income”. With this approach, I have been able to educate thousands of my subscribers on stocks and stock options.

We’ve now reached about $24,000/month in revenue with over 400 active monthly members.

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8. Your Lessons Now LLC ($1.2M/year)

Alexandra Exeter (from Louisville, CO, USA) started Your Lessons Now LLC over 2 years ago.

Revenue
$100K / month
Team
1 founders / 32 employees

Case Study

My name is Alexandra Exeter and I’m the CEO and owner of Your Lessons Now LLC.

Our company currently earns around 1.2 million dollars a year. Our growth rate has been both consistent and rapidly growing. We’ve acquired 52% more users since last year.

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9. Elite Chess ($99.6K/year)

"Changing the world with chess" and making $100,000 per year on the side. That’s the story of today’s guest, Jeff DiOrio from EliteChess.net. Jeff went from working in summer camp chess programs teaching kids how to play chess, to running his own summer camps and earning five times as much. He th…

Jeff DiOrio (from Naperville, IL, USA) started Elite Chess almost 11 years ago.

Revenue
$8.3K / month
Team
1 founders / 0 employees

Case Study
  • Jeff started Elite Chess in 2012 to teach chess to young minds.
  • Running his own camps allowed him to earn five times as much as when he was teaching children how to play chess while working in summer camp chess programs for $17 an hour.
  • He then transitioned to an online recurring membership model, in part due to the pandemic to keep his business afloat.
  • Right now he provides both virtual and in-person classes and organizes special summer and chess tournaments. His mission is to teach young minds this beautiful game of chess and help them develop chess skills & life skills from a young age.

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10. Closing Credits ($600K/year)

Buford Taylor (from London, UK) started Closing Credits over 1 year ago.

Revenue
$50K / month
Team
2 founders / 0 employees

Case Study

Why hello! I’m Buford Taylor, founder of Closing Credits, an education marketplace for creators.

It’s been around for 11 months and it has just crossed the $500k revenue mark.

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11. Jennie and Davis ($20.4K/year)

Jennie and Davis (from Houston, TX, USA) started Jennie and Davis almost 5 years ago.

Revenue
$1.7K / month
Team
2 founders / employees

Case Study
  • Founders Jennie and Davis together own a furniture business and also run a YouTube channel where they share woodworking business tips & tricks.

  • They started this YouTube channel in 2018 for teaching audiences through their woodworking tutorial videos. Plus they also share knowledge, market trends, and money managing tips to help small businesses grow.

  • Jennie and Davis also offer paid programs and private coaching sessions for people interested in building a career in woodworking.

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