Chegg is an edtech company in the web2 space. Its main functionalities include textbook rental services, tutoring services, and the most profitable product in their stable, Chegg services, a platform for students to post questions and receive answers.
To imagine the scale of their QA platform, 85% of their $81+ million dollar revenue came from this product only. They also have paid out hundreds of thousands of contributors across the world through their QA and tutoring platform. However, it has been riddled with multiple issues of plagiarism, hacks, and payment issues across its entire existence.
A few of the major problems plaguing Chegg are
As someone who has been a Chegg tutor for a couple of months during my first year at college and at that point of time, I have faced some issues with downvoted answers by bots, plagiarism, difficulting in receiving payments with Paypal, and seeing some online friends of mine unable to get paid for good answers. Hence LensGuide will help bring the benefits of democratization and inclusiveness to the masses. This project will not just bring students to the crypto ecosystem but also bring a positive change to their lives while benefitting the Polygon ecosystem with a lot more active users.