Pierre Dubuc talks wunderkinds, social impact and never giving up

Guy talks to Pierre Dubuc about his incredible, 20-year journey building OpenClassrooms from a hobby teaching school friends to build websites, into a $60m online education platform. After a few seismic shifts in their business model, and coming close to throwing in the towel, Pierre and his business partner, Mathieu, settled on a vision that felt authentic and impactful, and watched the business soar. Today, their five-year plan is to train, help graduate, and place in the workforce, one million students per year. It’s a long way from Googling “how to write a business plan” while still at college…

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