NEW YORK — Sept. 16, 2020 — QuickStart Learning, Inc., an IT skills workforce readiness and certification training provider, today announced a close of $10M in growth financing to expand its Income Share Agreement program. The capital will allow QuickStart to scale access to its Web Development, Data Science, Data Analysis, Cybersecurity, and Cloud Computing bootcamp and certification programs by helping individuals achieve their professional potential through an outcomes-aligned form of education finance.
“Demonstrating a clear return on investment differentiates QuickStart from competitors in the space. Income Share Agreements provide a definitive indicator of a high-ROI educational program, while increasing access to that program simultaneously,” said Ed Sattar, QuickStart’s CEO.
QuickStart has partnered with Leif, the market’s full-service Income Share Agreement Management Platform, to launch and manage the program. “Leif provided the technology and expertise to quickly launch our ISA program, allowing us to focus on maintaining our high-quality learning experience. We look forward to growing this partnership in the future.”
QuickStart is an Austin based IT workforce readiness platform using AI and adaptive learning to meet career and IT goals and objectives. QuickStart is a Cisco, NetApp, ITIL, CompTIA, EC Council and Microsoft gold business partner. The organization uses its proprietary learning methodology and workforce readiness platform (CLIPP) to transform IT teams. https://www.quickstart.com/
Leif is a technology company dedicated to increasing access to quality and affordable education. The company has developed an end-to-end platform that enables the design, origination, and program management of Income Share Agreement programs. As the infrastructure layer that powers the Income Share Agreement ecosystem, Leif partners with schools to provide students with an outcomes-aligned form of education finance. https://leif.org/