Advancement and
Alumni Engagement

Richard Werbe 16C

Co-founder and CEO 
Studypool, Inc
Bellevue, Washington 

Richard Werbe is the co-founder and CEO of Studypool, an online tutoring platform. Studypool has gained recognition as one of the largest platforms of its kind, serving more than 5 million students and generating annual revenues in the tens of millions. 

His entrepreneurial endeavors have earned him prestigious honors. He was included in the Forbes 30 Under 30 list at the age of 24, highlighting his significant contributions to the education and technology sectors. Studypool, under his leadership, has also achieved accolades, such a Top 100 Marketplace ranking by Andreessen Horowitz.

Werbe's journey into the world of online tutoring and education began during his time as a first-year student at Emory University. During this period he conceptualized the idea for Studypool and subsequently launched the platform, starting in his dorm room at McTyeire Hall. His experiences at Emory played a crucial role in inspiring his creativity and innovative thinking.