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CommonwealthFirst is CWEIC's flagship initiative to help SME’s trade and invest across the Commonwealth.

Over three years, 100 leading UK SMEs have been selected to become CommonwealthFirst Export Champions. Export Champions are provided with unique access and support in their quest to win new business in the fast growing Commonwealth markets. Their success will be showcased as an encouragement to the wider UK business community.

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Proversity offers a full-service mobile learning and recruitment platform for employers. The company is a leader in encouraging meaningful employer engagement in education and directly addressing the education-employment skills gap. Proversity was voted UK EdTech Company of the Year (2015), Top 100 HRTech Companies to Watch globally (2016) and is a proud official partner of edX. Today, the company has 21 employees across its London, Boston and Cape Town offices.

Proversity is the UK’s number one edX partner and are a genuine success story for the power of continuous education to build a progressive solution in partnership with business and government. The company has strong execution in the UK to date, with a very strong tech team based in Cape Town (South Africa) and has high aspirations to take its offering to the global stage. Combining its existing offering with aspirations in xAPI technology, Proversity is able to encourage meaningful employer engagement in education not just in the UK, but worldwide.

CommonwealthFirst will provide Proversity with high-level introductions and the operational guidance required to enter desired new markets.