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.
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.
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.
Teachable is a company that allows users to create and sell online courses.
NoRedInk is a San Francisco-based e-learning and educational technology company founded in 2012 by Jeff Scheur to help students writing abilities.
Online education technology company
Wonder Workshop is an education and robotics startup based in San Mateo, California
A company developing a virtual science expert as aid to STEM elementary teachers
Bloc is a San Francisco-based company.
Educational technology company based in Krakow, Poland
ClassDojo is a classroom management software platform.
Nerdy is an edtech online tutoring marketplace.
Chromatik is a Los Angeles-based company founded by Matt Sandler.
HireArt is a company providing an online recruitment platform.
Social networking service
VIPKID is an education technology company providing online English immersion learning.
AltSchool is a partnership between educators and engineers aiming to deliver personalized learning for children.
Varsity Tutors is a St. Louis-based online education technology company connecting students with tutors.
Kenzie Academy is an online and campus-based higher education institution offering education for the technology and software sector.
BrightBytes is a San Francisco-based company founded by Rob Mancabelli.
Associated investment funds
Director of Impact Organisations
COO & General Counsel
Stephen M Kosslyn
Tom Vander Ark