Well, there are none.
We founded this community as an "investor free zone" and we shall keep it that way. We are not waiting for the right moment to sell at a profit, there is no IPO on our agenda and we handle our finances with great care and responsibility. Net earnings go into new opportunities: student grants, special support programs, fare allowances and more. And: there is no third party commercial activity - no advertising and no product placement.
First and foremost we value our members' families and their specific hopes, ambitions and interests. In addition we invest a lot of time and thought into the relations we cultivate around our service - the dialogue with interested journalists, authors, scientists, experts on education and international affairs and many more. And we talk a lot to schools, teachers and pupils.
We firmly believe that there is a lot to be achieved within the many positive aspects of globalization.
And we aim at being a strong and helpful partner for families in search of their international potential.
”Education by cooperation” is the currency of our future, this revenue is worth more than any fast ROI an investor might expect to see. We value our unrestricted freedom of being able to think, act and react - both in terms of ethics and as entrepreneurs - as and when and how we think fit. For a true-to-his-salt Global Native this leaves no room for share holder arguments, conflicting interests of advertisers and other interferences.
We are a Community Interest Company.
For added clarity:
we’re neither a charity nor do we take donations; instead, we encourage participation as a PhilanthroPal from those special contributors who want to give and have no wish (or need) to take back in return. (learn more ...)