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.