OneUni, Inc.

Smartphone-Based Degrees From Top Universities

Founded 2015
16-50 employees
  • Education
  • Headquarters address
    2100 Franklin St #350, Oakland, CA 94612, USA

    OneUni is a mobile-first educational technology and services company that is partnering with top universities around the world to enable students to earn university degrees primarily using a smartphone. The OneUni mobile learning platform delivers engaging, interactive learning experiences and supports direct interaction among students, faculty and mentors creating a network of support. Faculty develop curriculum and grade student exams, and Mentors provide continuous mentoring and subject matter expertise to ensure students stay on track. Mentors are continuously rated, creating a vast talent pool to address the severe shortage of qualified instructors in the fastest growing markets.

    Based in Oakland, CA, the company is led by a world-class management team with decades of experience spanning education, business and technology. The founding team of OUN has pledged 1% of equity, time and product toward corporate philanthropic activities.

    Leadership Team

    • Gene Wade - CEO. Founded two US education startups that grew to +$50m annual revenue in two years. Created innovative self-paced, US university. Attended University of Nairobi in Kenya, Morehouse, Harvard and Wharton.
    • Miles Lasater – COO. Founded higher ed startup that he grew to $200m revenue, IPO and 100x return for seed investors.
    • Susan Morrow - SVP Product. Developed top grossing education app on iOS platform and led product development for major tech brands including Adobe’s Flash and Dreamweaver products.
    • Jennifer Henry - SVP, Coaching. Founded innovative K-12 teacher training model adopted across the US; built and led programming for K-12 principal training programming.
    • Steve Sammut - University Partnerships Wharton adjunct faculty member who created novel partnership programs with leading universities in emerging markets.
    • Mubuso Zamchiya - Consultant, African Launch Team. Education entrepreneur from East Africa and Rhodes Scholar who created college to career programs throughout East Africa.

    Tech stack

    Amazon AWS, Python/Django, Postgres, React, Native Android and iOS applications

    Benefits

    Compensation and retirement

    401k plan

    Health and wellness

    Health insurance
    Dental insurance
    Vision insurance
    Life insurance
    Disability insurance

    Values and quality of life

    Catered lunches