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DescriptionEducation-Focused Early Stage VC



San Mateo, USA
20 E 3rd Ave
San Mateo, CA, 94401 ‎


Managing Partner
Managing Partner
Managing Partner
Venture Partner


Learn Capital

LearnCapital is a venture capital firm focused exclusively on funding entrepreneurs with a vision for better and smarter learning. They believe that the future is shaped by the way we teach and learn in the present, and that we’re in the middle of one of the great revolutions in the history of education. New technology platforms, applications, and services are not only amplifying and augmenting classroom learning, but creating a world in which any Internet-enabled device can become a classroom on demand.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
AltSchool 3/2014Series A$33M8
BrightBytes 3/2014Series B$15M4
MasteryConnect 3/2014Series A$3.43M4
EdSurge 2/2014Series A$1.5M6
Kalibrr 12/2013Seed$1.9M4
Bloc 12/2013Seed$2M4
Coursera 11/2013Series B$20M2
Verbling 11/2013Seed5
NoRedInk 8/2013Seed$2M5
Maker's Row 7/2013Seed$1M8
Coursera 7/2013Series B$43M6
Experiment 6/2013Seed$1.23M44
Experiment 6/2013Seed$1.23M44
popexpert 5/2013Seed$2M8
BrightBytes 2/2013Seed$750k2
MasteryConnect 1/2013Series A$4.25M4
NovoED 1/2013Seed6
Udemy 12/2012Series B$12M4
Chromatik 11/2012Seed$2M14
eSpark 9/2012Series A$5.7M4
Edmodo 7/2012Series C$25M6
Bloc 5/2012Seed$250k1
LearnZillion 3/2012Seed$2.4M6
ClassDojo 1/2012Seed$1.6M15
Verbling 1/2012Seed$1M8
OneSchool 1/2012Seed$750k2
HireArt 2012Seed$1.4M8
MasteryConnect 12/2011Seed$1.1M2
ShowMe 8/2011Seed$800k8
Desmos 8/2011Seed$800k3
Edmodo 12/2010Venture Round2
OpenStudy 1/2008Seed$1.27M1



  1. Former Googler’s AltSchool Raises $33M From Founders Fund And A16Z To Reimagine Primary Education ( [edit]
  2. With 10K Schools On Board, BrightBytes Lands $15M To Help Measure The Real Impact Of Technology In Education ( [edit]
  3. MasteryConnect Raises $3.425M in Series A Funding ( [edit]
  4. EdSurge Completes $1.5M Series A Financing ( [edit]
  5. With US$1.9M in fresh funding, Kalibrr expands into talent management ( [edit]
  6. Online Code School Bloc Raises $2 Million For Its Web Development “Apprenticeship” Program ( [edit]
  7. Coursera Adds Another $20M To Its Already Massive Series B ( [edit]
  8. Verbling Launches Live Study Groups And One-On-One Tutoring Service, As Its Spin On Language Learning Begins To Catch On ( [edit]
  9. NoRedInk Raises $2M in Funding ( [edit]
  10. To Give U.S. Manufacturing A Boost, Maker’s Row Gets $1M From Index, Comcast, Alexis Ohanian & More ( [edit]
  11. Coursera Lands $43M From The World Bank, Yuri Milner And More To Go Big On Global And Mobile Growth ( [edit]
  12. Wall Street Journal ( [edit]
  13. Wall Street Journal ( [edit]
  14. PopExpert Online Video Education Marketplace Raises $2M In Seed Funding From Learn Capital And Others ( [edit]
  15. BrightBytes Grabs $750K To Help Schools Measure The Real Impact Of Technology On Student Learning ( [edit]
  16. With $4.1M In New Funding, MasteryConnect Wants To Give Teachers A Better Way To Track Student Progress ( [edit]
  17. Entrepreneurship 101: Stanford-bred NovoEd teams with top biz schools on Web ( [edit]
  18. Udemy Receives $12 Million in Series B Financing Led by Insight Venture Partners ( [edit]
  19. Backed By $2 Million In Funding From Learn Capital, Kapor, 500 Startups, Bruno Mars & Others, Chromatik’s Digital Music Platform Goes Live ( [edit]
  20. Pandora For Ed Apps: eSpark Nabs $5.7M From 500 Startups, Others, Hires Facebook Mobile Vet As CTO ( [edit]
  21. NEA Leads Educational Network Edmodo’s $25 Million Series C ( [edit]
  22. VentureBeat: Funding daily: A busy day for startup investments ( [edit]
  23. LearnZillion Raises $2.4M in Series A Funding ( [edit]
  24. ClassDojo Lands $1.6M From Paul Graham, Ron Conway To Help Teachers Control Their Classrooms ( [edit]
  25. Verbling Raises $1M To Link Up Language Learners Through Video Chat ( [edit]
  26. 500 Startups-Funded OneSchool Raises $750K For College Student-Focused App ( [edit]
  27. HireArt, A Job Applicant Screening Service Used By Airbnb, Cisco, eBay & Others, Launches A Lower-Priced Option ( [edit]
  28. [edit]
  29. Tablet Education Startup ShowMe Raises $800,000 From Lerer Ventures, SV Angel, And Betaworks ( [edit]
  30. Collaborative software firm Desmos lands $800K financing ( [edit]
  31. Union square ventures invests in Edmodo ( [edit]
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