Education Start-up Course Hero Mops Up $380 Million In Funding


Education start-up Course Hero has raised $380 million in a Series C funding round recently. Wellington Management, joined by D1 Capital Partners, GSV Ventures, NewView Capital, and OMERS Growth Equity, has led the financing.

The education company raised only $15 million in a Series A funding over the course of eight years. Afterwards, it spent six years with no venture capital. However, now Course Hero has increased its value for over 200% in less than a year. To date, the start-up's valuation is $3.6 billion.

The company plans to develop a rich and dynamic learning ecosystem to meet the study needs for today’s learners with these funds.

Many financial analysts argue that the financing came at the right time. The company is seeking to expand its business strategy and plans to us...

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