“Empowerly Secures $15 Million in Funding for Revolutionary College Counseling Solutions”

Empowerly, an edtech startup that specializes in college counseling and career guidance services, raised $15 million in a recent funding round led by Conductive Ventures, the company announced today. “Last year was one of the most competitive college admissions seasons of all time,” co-founder Hanmei Wu tells TechCrunch. Empowerly has a network of over 100 college counselors who focus on areas such as pre-med, engineering, STEM, business, law and humanities, among others. Empowerly touts its proprietary technology – The Empowerly Score – as the main differentiator between its competitors, which include CollegeWise, Solomon Admission Consulting and AcceptU. Additionally, Empowerly joined the Sequoia marketplace in July 2023, providing its services as an employee benefit to working parents.