Learn Capital

Learn Capital

Learn Capital is a venture capital firm focused on education.

Learn Capital is a venture capital firm focused exclusively on funding entrepreneurs in the field of learning. They invest in learning content, platforms and service. The companies in their portfolio are engaged in the transformation of educational engagement, access and effectiveness in formalised schooling, corporate and consumer settings.

Investments

Learn Capital has raised a total of $102 million across 2 funds, their latest being Learn Capital Venture Partners III which raised $52 million. This fund was announced on June 11, 2015. Learn Capital Venture Partners I raised $50 million in 2012.

Learn Capital invest in companies that focus on learning and education products and services. Investments include Differ.chat, Foundry College and SoloLearn and exits including MissionU, Edmodo and OpenStudy.

Timeline

Funded Companies

Company
Description
Industry
Website
Location
NovoEd

NovoEd is a program delivery platform, founded by Stanford University professor Amin Saberi and PhD student Farnaz Ronaghi, that partners with training firms, corporations, educational institutes and foundations to provide blended learning solutions.

Udemy is an online learning and teaching marketplace with over 80,000 courses and 24 million students.

Verbling is a company providing an e-learning platform for language over video chat. It participated in the S11 cohort of Y Combinator.

NoRedInk is a San Francisco-based e-learning and educational technology company founded in 2012 by Jeff Scheur to help students writing abilities.

An educational technology company with a platform where people can start infant and toddler programs and preschools out of their homes.

A company developing a virtual science expert as aid to STEM elementary teachers

Chromatik is a Los Angeles-based company founded by Matt Sandler.

HireArt is a company providing an online recruitment platform.

VIPKID is an education technology company providing online English immersion learning.

Kenzie Academy is an online and campus-based higher education institution offering education for the technology and software sector.

Varsity Tutors is a St. Louis-based online education technology company connecting students with tutors.

AltSchool is a partnership between educators and engineers aiming to deliver personalized learning for children.

A company providing a career guidance marketplace platform matching college students with coaches, professionals and jobs

LearnZillion is a company founded by Alix Guerrier.

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Associated investment funds

Investment Fund
Total offering (USD)
Total sold (USD)
Location
Date signed
Learn Capital Venture Partners IV, L.P.
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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Brook Bisrat

Director of Impact Organisations

Eric Hanushek

Advisor

Greg Mauro

Managing Partner

Jennifer Lee

Advisor

Maia Sharpley

Partner

Michael Staton

Partner

Paul Strange

COO & General Counsel

Ravi Kokku

Advisor

Rob Hutter

Managing Partner

Stephen M Kosslyn

Advisor

Tom Vander Ark

Advisor

Vinit Sukhija

Principal

Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

AltSchool

Bloc

Bridge International Academy

BrightBytes

Brilliant

Build Academy

Climb

CourseHorse

Desmos

Edunav

Enki

Fluent City

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News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Natasha Mascarenhas
December 31, 2020
TechCrunch
As 2020 comes to a long-awaited end, a series of filings indicate that venture capitalists are ending the year with fresh money. According to SEC paperwork, Learn Capital and USV have filed paperwork that shows the firms have raised new, multimillion-dollar funds. If you've been paying attention to news this past year, it's clear that [...]

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