General Assembly Raises $10 Million

Posted Oct 31, 2012

General Assembly is a New York based education company that offers classes and space for tech developers and entrepreneurs.  General Assembly has raised $10 million in funding, but it is unknown who the investors are.

General Assembly launched as a co-working space and has turned completely into an urban educational facility.  They also use event space for the technology and design industry.  General Assembly was co-founded by Brad Hargreaves, Adam Pritzker, Matthew Brimer, and Jack Schwartz.  The company offers classes and seminars on technology, business, and design.

General Assembly previously raised $4.5 million in funding from Jeff Bezos, Maveron (Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz’s VC company), Yuri Milner, Alexis Ohanian, and several others.  The NYC Economic Developer Corporation gave General Assembly a $200,000 grant in early 2011 too.

General Assembly now has a 12,000 sq. ft. office in New York and recently opened another campus in London.  They plan to launch a space in Berlin soon.

General Assembly plans to create a global network of campuses for people that are seeking opportunities in education.