2U President and Chief Operating Officer Rob Cohen to Deliver Keynote Speech at EdTech Europe 2015 in London on June 18th

LANDOVER, Md., June 8, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 2U, Inc. (Nasdaq:TWOU) today announced that the company's president and chief operating officer, Rob Cohen, will deliver a keynote speech at this year's EdTech Europe conference, held June 18, 2015 at 11:10 pm BST at Kings Place in London. The exclusive one-day summit brings together innovators and thought leaders from the global education technology community to discuss trends, opportunities, and issues surrounding online learning worldwide.

Rob Cohen will highlight 2U's No Back Row™ approach in addition to the company's new model of online learning, focused on student outcomes for some of the world's greatest universities.

Cohen will also provide an inside look at 2U's proprietary data, revealing key insights on university brands and how digital marketing has played an instrumental role in the company's success.

Launched in 2013, Edtech Europe is a one-day summit that encourages the international community to discuss solutions for how technology can improve education worldwide. EdTech Europe 2015 expects to gather a community of over 500 delegates and features over 60 speakers, who all share a common goal of further building the ed-tech ecosystem.

About 2U, Inc. (Nasdaq:TWOU)

2U partners with leading colleges and universities to deliver the world's best online degree programs so students everywhere can reach their full potential. Our Platform, a fusion of cloud-based software-as-a-service technology and technology-enabled services, provides schools with the comprehensive operating infrastructure they need to attract, enroll, educate, support and graduate students globally. Blending live face-to-face classes, dynamic course content and real-world learning experiences, 2U's No Back Row™ approach ensures that every qualified student can experience the highest quality university education for the most successful outcome.

About EdTech Europe

EdTech Europe connects the global EdTech community through an exclusive one day, multitrack summit bringing together executive level investors, innovators, and industry influencers from European and global education technology companies. Through extensive networking opportunities, the conference aims to connect leading foundations, higher-education institutions, policy makers, and thought leaders from the industry. Now in its third year, EdTech Europe 2015 will be held at Kings Place in London, UK on 18 June and aims to host 500+ attendees and 60+ speakers. Additionally, through their annual EdTech 20 competition, EdTech Europe will foster and showcase notable innovation ideas within the start-up communities through pitches and awards at the 2015 event. For more information and to register, visit: www.edtecheurope.com

CONTACT: Media contact: Shirley Chow, 2U, Inc. schow@2U.com 646-597-5850

Source:2U, Inc.