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Be great at engaging your students virtually

Our all-in-one platform breaks down barriers to match people with meaningful opportunities at every step of their academic and career journey.

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3.8+ Million

Students and Alumni Engaged


Customers Worldwide

10 years

Serving Higher Ed Since 2010

“We believe there’s a better path forward”

Fredrik Marø
Founder & CEO

Support every leg of the student journey


Put your best foot forward

  • Student Ambassadors
  • Virtual Open Houses
  • Discussions Forums
  • Resource Library

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Career Services

Punch above your weight

  • Mentoring
  • Virtual Career Fairs
  • Job Board
  • Webinars & Forums

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Alumni Relations

More than a network

  • Alumni Directory
  • Mentoring
  • Email Campaigns
  • Fairs & Events

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You can call it an engagement platform. We call it the Pay it Forward Platform.

Integrate and optimize engagement

Run all your mentoring and engagement programs from one platform
Integrate seamlessly with your existing systems
Migrate or start fresh in 30 days
Track every interaction with robust reporting and analytics
Save time and scale impact with clever automation

Light the path to a brighter future

Behind every alum who was once a liberal arts major, a veteran, first generation, international or minority student, there’s a story to be told and a path to inspire the next generation.

The power of Firsthand connections

  • 92% more likely to enroll if they’re a prospect
  • 18% more likely to land a full-time job when they graduate
  • 40% more likely to volunteer or donate as an alum

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