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Seelio Now available to students at Tribeca Flashpoint Academy

NOVEMBER 5, 2014 | PR WEB

“Starting this fall, TFA’s digital media arts students will have access to Seelio, a student lifecycle portfolio solution that enables them to document and capture their learning to prepare for life beyond graduation.”

Seelio adds 14 people to downtown ann arbor office

October 22, 2014 | Concentrate Media

“Startups launched and grown in Ann Arbor can sometimes end up in new homes after they are acquired. That’s not the case with Seelio. The 3-year-old startup is doubling down on Tree Town with a small spike in hiring.”

From the Bay Area to Ann Arbor, Seelio is Building an A+ Team

OCTOBER 19, 2014 | PR WEB

“Just four months after being acquired by education leader PlattForm, Seelio, a student lifecycle portfolio solution, has more than doubled the size of its team, establishing itself as a destination for talent in the Ann Arbor area.”

Honors College Partners with seelio to showcase student success

July 9, 2014 | Towson University News

“Through Seelio online portfolios, our students have the opportunity to showcase their academic and experiential learning experiences in an innovative and dynamic way,” says Bethany Pace, acting assistant dean for the Honors College.

UT and Digital portfolio partner Seelio to Highlight Mutual Success

July 9, 2014 | University of Toledo Office of Communications

“We want UT graduates to enter the work force with professional experience already on their resumés, and the digital platform Seelio provides is the perfect tool to demonstrate what sets UT graduates apart from their peers,” said Lawrence Burns, VP of External Affairs. “I’m grateful to PlattForm and Seelio for this opportunity to tell a powerful story about The University of Toledo to audiences across the country, and I’m hopeful other colleges and universities can learn from our success.”

UM STARTUP acquired by Plattform

June 6, 2014 | Xconomy

“This week, Seelio announced it has been acquired by PlattForm, a Kansas-based company specializing in academic program support, career preparation, marketing, and recruiting services for higher education.”

Ann arbor student portfolio company acquired by plattform

JUNE 4, 2014 | CRAIN’S DETROIT BUSINESS

Seelio Inc., a social media company founded in Ann Arbor in 2011 that lets college students post their work in online portfolios, announced Wednesday that it has been bought by Lenexa, Kan.-based PlattForm, a marketing and enrollment recruitment company that serves colleges and universities around the world.”

Ann Arbor Based tech startup seelio acquired by Kansas-City based Plattform

JUNE 4, 2014 | MLIVE.COM

“With PlattForm, we have found a natural partner in supporting students throughout their entire university life cycle – from enrollment to placement,” Lee, Seelio’s CEO and co-founder said in a statement. “We are excited to continue PlattForm’s legacy of impacting higher education through strong service and innovative technology.”

PlattForm Announces the Acquisition of career preparation company, seelio

JUNE 4, 2014 | PLATTFORM.COM

“PlattForm, a leading marketing and enrollment management partner for colleges and universities worldwide, announced today the acquisition of Seelio (Seelio.com), a service-based student portfolio solution for higher education institutions. Seelio enhances PlattForm’s model by offering a unique student life cycle approach that spans from enrollment to career placement while delivering optimal student outcomes.”

SEELIO, AN ONLINE PORTFOLIO TECHNOLOGY, TO BECOME PART OF SCRIPPS’ STUDENT RESOURCES

APRIL 17, 2014 | SCRIPPS COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION

“The Scripps College of Communication at Ohio University has signed an agreement to partner with Seelio, an online portfolio network, to provide professors and students in the College with the ability to create online portfolios that display their work to potential employers and the public at large, helping them to track their learning and create an online brand in the process.”

SEELIO CONTINUES TO EXPAND SOFTWARE PLATFORM ACROSS U.S.

FEBRUARY 19, 2014 | CONCENTRATE MEDIA

“Seelio is looking to continue to grow its product use in more universities across North America. It currently has strong footholds in the Midwest, East Coast and South, but would like to partner with more institutions of higher learning in other regions of the country in 2014. ‘It’s all about growth,’ Lee says. ‘We want to provide stellar outcomes and services to university students.'”

Seelio helping WVU students link college experiences with real world

SEPTEMBER 8, 2013 | TIMES WEST VIRGINIAN

“We want Seelio to be the platform where they can really showcase all of the great things that they’re doing as communication studies majors,” [Dr. Christine] Rittenour, [Assistant Professor of Communication Studies], said. “We’re making it a part of our culture. It’s a nice way to always be noting this high-level goal that they should have for themselves.”

University partners with online portfolio company to bolster job prospects

SEPTEMBER 4, 2013 | UNIVERSITY OF TOLEDO OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS

“The University of Toledo is focused on helping our students take their degrees into the marketplace and earn their dream jobs,” said Dr. Scott Scarborough, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs. “The Seelio partnership is another example of how we are enhancing the student experience and long-term value of a UT degree.”

WVU Department of Communication Studies Teams up with national portfolio company

AUGUST 21, 2013 | EBERLY NEWS

“The Department of Communication Studies at West Virginia University has teamed with Seelio, an Ann Arbor-based startup that allows students to set up an online portfolio to showcase their work.”

Before the Job Interview, Do your homework

JUNE 1, 2013 | THE NEW YORK TIMES

“Familiarize yourself with the company’s products or services and look for ways, even small ones, to possibly expand or add value. Note the positives, then talk about opportunities you see, says Moses Lee, C.E.O. of Seelio, a platform that lets students and recent college graduates post samples of their work and search for jobs.”

internet startup seelio closes nearly $1 million in funding to give students web portfolios

 May 20, 2013 | AnnArbor.Com

“In the month leading up to the Michigan Growth Capital Symposium, Ann Arbor startups have been attracting a number of venture capital investments. Web-based startup Seelio, short for “see my portfolio,” is one of four companies that have closed funding rounds recently, completing a seed round that brought in $900,000.”

What Every EntrePReneur Wants to Hear from an ANgel

April 24, 2013 | Benzinga 

“When Moses Lee set out to create Seelio, an online portfolio tool that allows students to showcase their works, projects and passions, he knew that it could take time to catch on.

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seelio raises $900k for online college student network

April 24, 2013 | Xconomy

Lee says the response to Seelio has been so positive that students and educators started asking the company to build an enterprise product for their schools to power an entire branded portfolio network… “We piloted the program at MIT, the University of Michigan, Towson, Georgetown, the University of Texas, and UCLA, and now we’re ready to deliver the product to universities waiting in the pipeline.”

Seelio Raises $900,000 in seed funding

April 22, 2013 | Forbes  

Forbes covers Seelio’s seed round and the launch of a new product for educational institutions: Seelio for Educators

STUDENT PORTFOLIO SITE SEELIO RAISES JUST UNDER $1 MILLION, TAKES ITS PLATFORM DIRECTLY TO EDUCATORS

APRIL 22, 2013 | TECHCRUNCH

“A lot of schools that we’ve been working with want students to graduate with a body of work so that they can show the application of their skills, rather than just a transcript,” [Moses K. Lee] explains.

Seelio Wraps Up Nearly $1M Seed Round, Opens Up Student-Portfolio Service

April 22, 2013 | Venture Wire 

Seelio Inc., which creates online student portfolio networks and galleries for schools, has raised a seed funding round of $900,000.”

Seelio is a Great Way for Students To Build Their Portfolios 

February 19, 2013 | Forbes

Forbes interviews Moses Lee about how Seelio is “a network for students to celebrate and show off their works.”

Need A Job? Seelio Can Help You Find One
February 19, 2013 | MTVAct

“MTV Act spoke with one of Seelio’s founders, CEO Moses Lee, to find out more about the site and why it’s worth a closer look”

Seelio: More Than Just LinkedIn For Millennials
February 13, 2013 | XConomy

“Lee is targeting ‘doers and builders’ and Seelio users are encouraged to find others with common interests on the site for possible collaborations.”

VP of Path Nate Johnson Joins Seelio Board of Advisors
December 17, 2012 | PR Newswire

Seelio press release welcoming VP of Marketing at Path, Nate Johnson to the team. 

Seelio Wants to See You Land the Right Job
December 13, 2012 | Northwestern Business Review

“The site, Lee says, “has become a place for opportunity and discovery. Students are really interested in seeing what other people are working on.” As a result, those at Seelio feel like for now they are a true complement, and not a direct competitor, to LinkedIn.”

Cool Website and Tools
December 1, 2012 | MakeUseOf

One free website tool you will find useful.

How To Clean Up Your Online Presence and Make A Great First Impression
November 28, 2012 | Lifehacker

“…students may want to try Seelio because you can upload videos and projects that show off our skills even if you don’t have a resume to speak of.”

Social Network Helps College Students Showcase Skills, Find the Perfect Job
November 15, 2012 | Blog.Undergroundshirts.com

An interview with our CEO, Moses Lee.

Social Network Helps College Students Showcase Skills, Find the Perfect Job
August 28, 2012 | Nibletz.com

“For college students Seelio is a platform that merges a professional social network like LinkedIn with an actual jobs site like Monster.com, it’s quickly becoming a welcomed tool in the college students job application arsenal.”

Social Network Helps College Students Showcase Skills, Find the Perfect Job
August 27, 2012 | PSFK

The Future of Work

How Can I Sell My Skills Beyond a Boring Resume?
August 20, 2012 | Lifehacker

“Think of it as a supercharged resume for the people who need it the most: the ones caught looking for opportunities that require experience, but who need experience to get started.”

Seelio Helping Students Land in the Job Market
August 20, 2012 | Online Colleges

 

Seelio Allows Students to Show Off Their Talents – Literally 

August 16, 2012 | US News & University Directory

 

A new way for students to connect with employers 

August 15, 2012 | CBS News

“‘A review of Seelio by technology consulting firm Gemini sums up Seelio’s potential perfectly: ‘Seelio is the only known site to meld dynamic online work portfolios with a network of other job seekers and recruiters. The site mashes the professionalism of LinkedIn with the interactivity potential of Facebook and the attractive display of Pinterest to create a dedicated space to celebrate.'”

Seelio: Create a Portfolio Resume for Recruiters to See
August 12, 2012 | Makeuseof.com

“By connecting students and companies, Seelio makes it easier for recruiters not only to find the best candidates but also the right ones for the job”

Death To The Resume: Seelio Combines Online Portfolio and Job Search for Recent Grads
August 9, 2012 | AOL Jobs

 

Seelio Showcases Student Talent Via Online Resume Portfolio
August 9, 2012 | Tiger Startups

“If your job search was or is anywhere near as terrible as mine (over 13 interviews, hundreds of unanswered applications, a nine-month search for gainful employment), you’ll rejoice at the prospect of Seelio”

A Free job search for College Students
August 8, 2012 | Fox Business News

 

Introducing Seelio; helping grads and undergrads find their dream job
August 8, 2012 | College News

“Beyond adding flashy words, which may or may not actually work, you’re limited on what you can actually put on a resume to get noticed. This is precisely what Seelio understands.” 

U-M entrepreneurs launch job networking site that ‘lets you bring yourself to life’
August 7, 2012 | AnnArbor.com 

 

The social job hunt: Web startup brings resumes to life for college students in tough economy
August 6, 2012 | University of Michigan News Service

“‘It’s like inviting employers into my living room, sitting down with them, and showing them the story behind my work that led to the final product…submitting the application with just one click was icing on the cake.'” 

Seelio Launches social network for students to land a dream job
August 6, 2012 | Venture Beat

 

No More Boring Resumes: Seelio Lets College Students Showcase Their Work & Helps Employers Find Them
August 6, 2012 | TechCrunch

“Given the hiring crunch in the tech industry specifically, Seelio could help employers find young grads to fill open positions, something that’s hard to do on traditional job search sites which emphasize real-world work experience” 

Web Startup Wants to Give LinkedIn a Run for Its Money
June 11, 2012 | Benzinga

 

Why I have a tech startup in Michigan
June 6, 2012 | Concentrate

I co-founded truApp with other alumni from the University of Michigan. We are a talented bunch with backgrounds in engineering, architecture, humanities, and business. 

truApp makes career networking more social
May 30, 2012 | Brandonmason.com

“Facebook is purely social, and LinkedIn is purely professional. truApp meets at the perfect place in between, which really fits the student market.”

People & achievements in the greater Ann Arbor area
April 19, 2012 | AnnArbor.com

Twelve Michigan companies recently received a combined total of more than $444,000 through the Michigan Microloan Fund Program to support commercialization of their core products.

SPARK-based TruApp looks to revolutionize student resume
March 28, 2012 | Concentrate

TruApp wants to reinvent the way new members of the workforce apply for jobs, replacing the standard paper resume with an online portfolio platform that allows users to display a variety of skills, experience and passions.

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