Executive Summary

Year founded: 2019

Industry: Online Education

Seeking: CTO (Chief Technology Officer)

Contact: main@LessonSpeak.com

Grab/hook

A freelance online English teacher has many obstacles to face and LessonSpeak™ provides the tools & resources to help educators deliver more value. Tools & resources include curriculum, an AI-powered assistant teacher, and training.

Problem

A freelance teacher must find or create their own resources when teaching online and it is difficult to find the time and expertise to consistently provide a quality experience. Most teachers rely on the companies they are employed at to provide the curriculum, increasing their dependence on the company and diminishing their leverage on the highly competitive market. A new teacher does not know where to go to find resources to become a more successful online freelance teacher.

Unique Solution

LessonSpeak™ provides a curriculum system that lowers the preparation time down to close to 0 for the teacher while also providing top-notch quality and variety created specifically for teaching online. An AI-powered assistant teacher will help each teacher by displaying student progress.  Resources provides training to tie it all together.

Market potential/competition

Over 250,000 native English speakers work as English teachers and more than 100,000 new positions open up per year. 

Competition includes:

  1. Jobs
    • iTutorGroup
    • Other online teaching companies that teach adults in this way
  2. Resources for freelancers

Customer Journey

Give away content in exchange for marketing rights to user.

Funnel teachers-to-be into discounted or free training on Udemy in order demonstrate to teachers how to effectively use free content and become reliant on the curriculum style. 

Teachers who already see value in method can purchase the content on TeachersPayTeachers.com and start using it right away. 

Encourage users to subscribe as a patron in order to receive content at a significant discount as it is released on a regular basis.

Teachers can use the AI software to help students measure progress.

LessonSpeak will use data gathered from the AI software to help create curriculum.

Team

Traction (Data range: Oct 2019 – Oct 2020)

Startupschool weekly meeting feedback