Founded in 2008 by a unique team of education veterans with unparalleled experience, 2U Inc. partners with preeminent institutions of higher education to deliver rigorous, selective degree programs online to students globally. 2U supplies universities with the tools, expertise, capital, and global recruiting needed to compete in a space currently dominated by mediocre programs. 2U develops state-of-the-art technology platforms that give universities the ability to deliver traditional offline curricula in a unique online learning environment and provides the support infrastructure and the logistical components of their partners’ online programs. By supplying knowhow and global marketing capabilities, they enable universities to give high-performing students around the world a transformational educational experience. 2U went public in March 2014 (NASDAQ: TWOU).