Rizk Ventures’ Portfolio Companies, Rizk Ventures Healthcare Analytics and Classroom24-7, Set to Merge

NEW YORKJuly 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Rizk Ventures (RV) is excited to announce the expected merger of two RV portfolio companies, Rizk Ventures Healthcare Analytics (RVHA) and Classroom24-7 (Classroom). RVHA will officially acquire Classroom and both companies will continue to operate under the RVHA name. “We believe these two companies complement each other extremely well and that their opportunity for growth is much greater as a collective entity,” said Rizk Ventures Founder and CEO, Thomas A. Rizk. RVHA will utilize Classroom’s distance learning platform, content library, and technology to better train and educate hospital staff and healthcare providers, while continuing to cut client costs.

This merger will provide RVHA with Classroom’s integrated suite of software and distance learning technology, enhancing RVHA’s ability to deliver lean and other quality improvement methodologies to a hospital’s staff and administration. With these new capabilities, RVHA will be able to scale more rapidly and increase implementation efficiency, distributing training and services to more hospitals and system clients. This addition of software and content will also significantly increase client value per year. Classroom24-7 has worked with notable healthcare clients including Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the world leader in orthopedics and rheumatology.
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PCG Online adds four new courses to its production schedule.

PCG Online, a partnership between Classroom24-7 and Premier Career Guidance, continues to add courses designed to accelerate the careers of aspiring artists. The following four new courses have been put on the production calendar: Artist Thrive Guide: Bootcam; Essentials of Social Media for Artists; Essentials of Audio Productions; and Essentials of Media Training. To see the PCG Online’s course catalog, please visit: http://pcg24-7.com/#section-courses

PCG Online makes special offer to millions of ReverbNation artists

PCG Online, a partnership between Classroom24-7 and Premier Career Guidance, worked with Co-Founder/EVP Music Industry & Artist Relations of ReverbNation, Lou Plaia, to create a unique promotion for millions of ReverbNation Artists:


PCG Online, the leading online provider of artist development training, is making several offers to ReverbNation artists who submit their RPK:

  • PCGOnline will select 100 ReverbNation artists to receive one free online program from their artist development course catalog.
  • Upon selection, these artists will also receive a limited-time 30% site wide discount.
  • From the 100 ReverbNation artists chosen above, PCGOnline will select 10 finalists to receive PCG Online’s “Career Success Diagnostic:”

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Classroom24-7 and Premier Career Guidance partner to launch PCG Online to deliver real world training to aspiring artists

Music Industry Veteran, Bernard Porter, and
Online Education Executive, Ernie Liang, Bring Real World Training to
Artists at Every Level, Allowing Them to Train at Their Own Pace
(And Strengthen Everything from Performance to Life Skills)
with Top Music Professionals

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PCG Online’s Bernard Porter offers his insights into the music industry in his blog ‘Getting Your Big Break; Fundamental Challengese Facing Artists Today

Over the last three decades, I’ve enjoyed an immensely fulfilling career in the music industry. The greatest reward my team and I have received has been through mentoring some of the world’s most recognized stars as well as people who are just passionate about being the best artist they can possibly be.

But now there’s a big problem in our industry that most artists don’t even recognize. No doubt, there are unprecedented opportunities to get exposure through various online channels and the popularity of TV talent shows have stoked the public’s interest in emerging artists. The problem is, even if an artist gets some initial exposure, there are few good resources to help them continue to develop their craft and create sustained, fulfilling careers.  The way I see it, there are at least two fundamental issues that need to be addressed. One is practical. The other is financial.

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Talented Learning Picks Classroom24-7 for Top 10 Association LMS Solutions in the World

Talented Learning has included Classroom24-7 in their 2015 list of Top 10 Association LMS Solutions in the World.

Talented Learning reviewed over 100 Learning Management Systems over the past two years and picked those who demonstrated outstanding functional capabilities and have a proven track record of success shown in client case studies. We are honored and proud to be included among the other incredible Association LMS Solutions chosen by Talented Learning.

Source: Talented Learning

Classroom 24-7 sponsors 1st annual Leading Learning Symposium

Classroom 24-7 is sponsoring the first annual Leading Learning Symposium, created and hosted by Tagoras, Inc. (www.tagoras.com), a consulting firm for the adult and continuing education and professional development sectors. The symposium will be held on October 27 and 28 at the Lord Baltimore Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland, with a special Executive Institute for senior leaders (vice president and above) on October 26.

The inaugural symposium will provide education leaders the opportunity to connect, share insights and facilitate performance improvements via research-based instructional practices. The symposium will include critical knowledge and practice skills for leadership in the education sector. “We are extremely excited to be one of the sponsors for this event. It is a great opportunity for us to connect with other leaders in education and discuss our ideas to contribute to the advancement of technology in our industry,” said Classroom24-7 CEO, Ernie Liang.

Source: MarketWatch