New partnership strives to give families and children a place to learn, discover and grow in a secure online environment
March 27, 2009 // Franchising.com // Indianapolis, IN - CompuChild USA and KidZui, The Internet for Kids (www.surfkidzui.com), announced a new program to bring KidZui to homes across the United States, and to benefit technology education in the process. Together, CompuChild and KidZui aim to educate children about new technology and problem-solving skills in a secured online environment. Through this partnership, CompuChild will promote online safety and offer families a way to control and monitor their children's online activities while providing a fun and interactive environment for children to explore.
"CompuChild is committed to preparing children for the future through innovative technology education," said Julie Standish, President and CEO of CompuChild USA. "We are excited to partner with KidZui to provide students with the opportunity to learn, discover and explore the Internet in a secure environment."
"We created KidZui to empower kids to safely explore and discover the Internet. KidZui is honored to be working with CompuChild, today's leader in technology education for young children," said Ryan Bettencourt, Senior Director of Business Development for KidZui.
Through their franchisee program, CompuChild USA assists many first-time business owners and provides them with a strong earning potential and a flexible schedule. The KidZui partnership reinforces CompuChild's commitment to children and provides its franchisees with an additional revenue stream.
KidZui, The Internet for Kids, is a revolutionary free browser and online service that lets kids ages 3-12 enjoy the power and promise of the Internet in a fun, safe and engaging way. KidZui features more than 1.8 million Web sites, videos and pictures categorized by topic and reviewed for age-appropriateness according to strict editorial guidelines. Built from the ground up for kids, KidZui encourages and rewards curiosity and learning, and keeps parents in touch with their kids' online activities. KidZui is funded by Maveron, Emergence Capital Partners and First Round Capital.
Founded in 1994, CompuChild USA is the nation's leader in technology education for young children. Together with its independently owned franchise territories located throughout the United States, CompuChild is dedicated to preparing young children for the academic challenges of tomorrow through technology education today. They are currently seeking franchisees in select markets throughout the United States.