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Websitecreativelive.com
Blogcreativelive.com/...
Twitter@creativeLIVE
CategoryEducation
Phone206-403-1395
Emailsupport@creativel...
Employees
Founded4/2010
DescriptionLive Online Classroom

Offices

Seattle, USA
757 Thomas Street
Seattle, WA, 98109
USA
San Francisco, USA
444 De Haro St
San Francisco, CA, 94107
USA

People

CEO
CEO
Board of Director
Head of Content

Funding

TOTAL $29.5M
FUNDING TOTAL $29.5M
Series A, 10/2012
Greylock Partners
$7.5M
Series A, 3/2013
CrunchFund
Google Ventures
Creative Artists Agency
$500k
Series B, 11/2013
Greylock Partners
The Social+Capital Partnership
Felicis Ventures
$21.5M

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CreativeLIVE

creativeLIVE is the world’s leading live, online classroom for creative entrepreneurs. Using a scalable freemium model, creativeLIVE is transforming the $100 billion continuing education market by offering frictionless access to the best teachers in the world via a social video platform. creativeLIVE’s live broadcasts are interactive social classrooms.

Anyone in the world can watch the live-streamed classes for free and copies of the courses are available for purchase at any time. More than one million students from over 200 countries have participated since the company’s inception, with the most popular classes attracting more than 150,000 students. Profitable since launch, creativeLIVE has already paid out millions of dollars to instructors.

creativeLIVE’s instructors include New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling authors, Pulitzer Prize winners, Emmy nominated directors, and award-winning professionals in the disciplines of photography, business, productivity, software development, design, film, video and more.

The company was founded in April 2010 by world-renowned photographer, director and artist Chase Jarvis and entrepreneur Craig Swanson and has been profitable since day one. The company is led by CEO Mika Salmi, backed by Greylock Partners and has locations in Seattle and San Francisco.

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  1. CreativeLIVE Lands $7.5M From Greylock For Its Free, Online Classroom For Creative Entrepreneurs (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. Star-Studded Leaders In Entertainment and Tech Join Greylock To Complete $8 Million In Funding For creativeLIVE (creativelive.com) [edit]
  3. Now With 2M Users, CreativeLive Lands $21.5M Led By Social+Capital To Bring Free, Live Courses To The World’s Entrepreneurs (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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