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Coursera Raises $20 Million

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Coursera is an online education startup that has raised $20 million in funding, which means that their Series B round is now up to $63 million.  Founded by Stanford professors Daphne Koller and Andrew Ng, Coursera offers video lectures on various academic topics.  Some of the teachers that are on Coursera are at Harvard, Stanford, and MIT.

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Coursera Raises $43 Million In Series B

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Coursera is an education startup company that has raised $43 million in Series B funding.  This follows their $22 million Series A round from last year.  The investors that participated in this round includes Learn Capital, GSV Capital, International Finance Corporation, Laureate Education, and Yuri Milner.  Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (previous investor) and New Enterprise Associates (previous investor) and two of Coursera’s educational partners University of Pennsylvania and California Institute of Technology also participated in this round.
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Udemy Raises $12 Million In Series B

Udemy has raised $12 million in Series B funding led by Insight Venture Partners after surpassing 5,000 courses offered in their app.  Other investors in this round include Lightbank, MHS Capital, and Learn Capital.

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Chromatik Raises $2 Million In Funding From Bruno Mars, Learn Capital, Kapor Capital, Others

Chromatik is a digital music platform company that has recently launched a web and iPad applications to help users learn how to practice, record, and collaborate on music with friends.  Chromatik raised $2 million in funding from pop artist Bruno Mars, Learn Capital, Kapor Capital, 500 Startups, Launchpad LA, MuckerLab and several other angel investors.  Some of the angel investors that participated in this round are in the music industry like Jeff Ayeroff, Dr. Jennifer Snow, Ari Levine, Philip Lawrence, Stephano Kim, Brandon Creed, and Josh Levine.

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