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WebsiteAcademia.edu
Blogblog.academia.edu
Twitter@academia
CategorySocial Networking
Employees
Founded9/2008
Descriptionsocial network

Offices

San Francisco, USA
251 Kearny Str
#520
San Francisco, CA
USA

People

Acquisitions

Plasmyd, 10/2013

Funding

TOTAL $17.8M
FUNDING TOTAL $17.8M
Seed, 11/2007
$600k
Angel, 4/2010
Spark Ventures
Mark Shuttleworth
Thomas D. Lehrman
Rupert Pennant-Rea
HOWZAT media
$1.6M
Series A, 11/2011
Spark Capital
True Ventures
$4.5M
Series B, 9/2013
Khosla Ventures
Spark Capital
True Ventures
$11.1M

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Academia.edu

Academia.edu is a platform for academics to share research papers. The company’s mission is to accelerate the world’s research.

Academics use Academia.edu to share their research, monitor deep analytics around the impact of their research, and track the research of academics they follow.

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  1. Academia.edu Crosses 5M Users And Acquires Plasmyd, A Search Engine For Research Papers (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. HOWZAT Media blog (howzatmedia.com) [edit]
  3. Academia.edu Raises 1.6 million to help researchers connect with each other (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  4. Academia.edu Raises $4.5 Million To Help Researchers Share Their Scholarly Papers (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  5. Academia.edu, The Social Networking Platform For Researchers, Raises $11.1 Million (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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