Company records significant growth in revenue, traffic, and user engagement while expanding the leading online destination for college consumers
PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 23, 2016 — Unigo Group announced this week two pieces of national recognition along with tremendous growth across key business metrics as it continues to expand its leadership position in optimizing Return on Education™ for college consumers and their parents through the web’s only full-service online destination.
Already in 2016 Unigo has received two important pieces of national recognition. First, Unigo has been selected as one of only three national finalists for the prestigious Edison Innovation Awards (http://www.edisonawards.com/finalists2016.php). The Edison Innovation Awards recognize the elite businesses in the education technology sector whose breakthrough innovations and entrepreneurship are honored in the spirit of Thomas Edison. Second, on Jan. 6 Unigo was named by USA Today as one of the 10 best scholarship sites on the web (http://college.usatoday.com/2016/01/06/best-scholarship-resources/). “The Edison Awards have become an industry standard for recognizing market-changing companies in the education technology space,” said Brad McMahon, President at Unigo Group. Adding, “The entire Unigo team is thrilled by this Edison Awards selection and the USA Today acknowledgement. We are extremely proud of the products and services we are delivering to support college consumers globally, and this recognition is validation of our Return on Education™ mission.”
Key 2015 Growth Metrics for Unigo included:
- Revenue — 85% growth YOY, on track for 300%+ growth in 2016
- Traffic — 70% growth YOY, with 90% of all traffic arriving via non-paid sources
- Registered Users — Grew to over 1.8 million, up 75%+ YOY
- Time On Site/Engagement — 14 minutes+ per average session, up 330% YOY. Registered users spend over 37 minutes per session on the site.
Said McMahon, “Our strong year-over-year growth along every key business metric is purely a function of the value we are delivering to college consumers, their parents, our higher education customers, and our ecosystem business partners. Unigo is now firmly established as the only company providing both a highly personalized matching/marketplace experience for consumers along with the engagement and data insight technologies critical to helping higher education customers find and enroll students more likely to persist and complete in their specific programs.”
About Unigo Group
To promote, advance and maximize a Return On Education™, Unigo delivers leading matching and personalization technology to connect college consumers with the most relevant resources needed to attend, thrive and to graduate. Our targeted web properties, and B2E tools and services fuel a network that each year powers tens of millions of unique interactions between the college consumer and our partners in higher education and commerce.
Unigo Group uses its unique insights and proprietary technologies to provide complete and transparent information that helps higher education consumers choose the right school for their needs and future goals. We improve Return on Education™. From picking a school, to funding your education, to maintaining financial discipline while you build your career, Unigo Group is a trusted and reliable partner.