Startup Launches Crowdsourced Video Tool To Disrupt Higher Education
Nick Freud and Rob Carroll, Co-founders of CampusReel, a video and VR platform that leverages student-generated video content to allow any college applicant in the world to tour college campuses of interest joins Enterprise Radio.
Listen to host Eric Dye & guests Nick Freud and Rob Carroll discuss the following:
- Please tell the audience about your backgrounds and how you came up with the idea for CampusReel?
- Can you tell us a bit more about your pivot from virtual reality college campus tours to crowdsourcing video content? Were there any emerging trends that have informed your platform?
- Why did you feel the need to solve this problem? What was it about the college search process specifically that motivated you to build CampusReel?
- Why do you believe that CampusReel is the best solution for the inequities in the college search process?
- How do you see CampusReel influencing the other stakeholders in the space, i.e. college counselors and the colleges themselves.
Nick Freud grew up in New York City and attended college at Colgate University. After graduation, he moved to Phuket, Thailand to work as a math teacher and spent eight months bartending his way through Australia before returning to the U.S. to found CampusReel with Co-Founder Rob Carroll.
Rob Carroll grew up in Connecticut and attended college at Colgate University. After graduation, Rob worked as a consultant for 2 years at E&Y before deciding to found CampusReel with Co-Founder Nick Freud. After winning Colgate’s Entrepreneur Fund in 2017, Rob quit his consulting job to focus on CampusReel full-time.
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