About His Business & Career: John Katzman is the founder and CEO of Noodle, an education platform that provides students with resources, connects them with experts and houses comprehensive info about schools and programs.
Why He Made the Worthy 100: Noodle aims to democratize access to education by lowering the cost of admission and providing students and schools with easily accessible information. Unequal access to higher education is a systemic problem, but companies like Noodle are helping raise awareness and tackle accessibility issues through their work with schools and families alike.
Year Founded: 2010
Headquarters: New York, N.Y.