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After 17 Years, Education Platform Lynda.com Raises Its First Round Of Funding, $103M From Accel & Spectrum

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Back in May, we shared the unique story of Lynda.com, the veteran, video-based education platform, and how it was able to generate $70 million in revenue in 2011 without taking a penny from outside investors. Since then, it’s continued chugging along, growing revenue to $100 million in 2012. Founded in...
After 17 Years, Education Platform Lynda.com Raises Its First Round Of Funding, $103M From Accel & Spectrum

Become the ultimate developer with The Learn to Code Bundle [VB Store]

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This sponsored post is produced by StackSocial. Learning how to code – whether at a high or marginal level – is something that is becoming increasingly important. Yet it isn’t something many people put much though into – or even make a priority. That’s because it either seems too...
Become the ultimate developer with The Learn to Code Bundle [VB Store]

With new CTO, online learning site lynda.com looks to up its game

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In the last year, a new crop of online learning upstarts, such as Coursera, Udemy, Khan Academy and Codecademy, has attracted plenty of media attention and investor dollars for bringing quality educational content to K-12 and college schools, as well as lifelong learners.  But lynda.com, something of an old-hand when it...
With new CTO, online learning site lynda.com looks to up its game

Udemy redesigns to improve student experience, content discovery

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On the heels of significant growth, Udemy, an online video course startup, today rolled out an overhauled website designed to improve content discovery and student interactivity. In the past year, the San Francisco-based company said it’s seen 690 percent user growth, as instructors add 90 new courses (or 1000 hours...
Udemy redesigns to improve student experience, content discovery
8M pages switch to Timeline; Facebook offers education tools to ease transition
Coursera signs on 29 more schools to offer free online courses
BenchPrep adds 400 hours of video courses to all-you-can-eat subscription

Former Homestead Founder Returns to SV Curious -- And With $7.5 Million in Funding

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Justin Kitch — the founder and CEO of Web 1.0′s Homestead small-business site that was sold to Intuit in 2007 — is returning with Curious, a lifelong learning startup aimed at connecting teachers and students on “subjects as varied as salsa dancing, integral solving, pipe soldering, jewelry making and...
Former Homestead Founder Returns to SV Curious -- And With $7.5 Million in Funding

After 17 years, online learning veteran lynda.com raises $103M (is an IPO ahead?)

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If you haven’t paid much attention to lynda.com before, you’re going to want to keep your eye on it now.  The online learning company, which has helped more than two million people learn software, business and creative skills through video courses, on Tuesday announced that it has raised $103 million...
After 17 years, online learning veteran lynda.com raises $103M (is an IPO ahead?)

Design beautiful iOS apps with the iOS App Design Course Bundle [VB Store]

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This sponsored post is produced by StackSocial. If you’ve ever looked at designing iOS apps and icons, then this latest VB Store offer is going to get you well on your way. With the iOS App Design Course Bundle you’ll be able to fast track your iPhone and iPad...
Design beautiful iOS apps with the iOS App Design Course Bundle [VB Store]

Achieve photography mastery with The DSLR Camera Course Bundle [VB Store]

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This sponsored post is produced by StackSocial. Taking photos with your iPhone or simple point-and-shoot camera is one thing, but upping the ante by going all in on a DSLR camera is something entirely different. When you finally pull the trigger and go DSLR, you’re going to want to...
Achieve photography mastery with The DSLR Camera Course Bundle [VB Store]

Lynda.com acquires online video training rival Video2brain to boost its international expansion

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Online education specialist Lynda.com appears to have put its recent $103 million funding round to good use, after it announced it has acquired online video training rival Video2brain to further its expansion into international markets. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Video2brain, headquartered in Graz, Austria, specialises in delivering...
Lynda.com acquires online video training rival Video2brain to boost its international expansion

Digital learning startup Benchprep expands into video-based software training courses

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When Benchprep launched two years ago (and rebranded from its initial launch as Watermelon Express), it focused only on interactive test prep content. But over time, it spotted an opportunity in providing content for the classes students take before and after the SAT, ACT and other standardized tests. On Monday,...
Digital learning startup Benchprep expands into video-based software training courses

Education Site Pluralsight Raises First Outside Funding Ever: $27.5M

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The thing about suddenly hot start-up categories is that they’re often home to under-the-radar companies that have been around for years just making it happen. Take online education. After eight years of profitability and bootstrapping, the technical training site Pluralsight has now raised $27.5 million from Insight Venture Partners as...
Education Site Pluralsight Raises First Outside Funding Ever: $27.5M

Udacity nabs another $15M to bring more interactivity to online education

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Udacity, the online learning platform founded by former Stanford professor and Google X founder Sebastian Thrun, announced on Thursday that it has raised an additional $15 million in Series B funding. The round, led by Andreessen Horowitz and including existing funders Charles River Ventures and Steve Blank, brings the company’s...
Udacity nabs another $15M to bring more interactivity to online education
CreativeLIVE gives online education a Hollywood touch
Five Coursera classes now approved for college credit
DocStoc unleashes 30 free iPad and iPhone apps for business types

Online education startup Treehouse raises $7M to teach geeks new tech skills

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Online education startup Treehouse has raised $7 million in fresh funding from Kaplan, Social + Capital Partnership and others. The money will be used to grow the Portland company’s team, which now consists of 52 employees. Total funding now stands at $12.6 million. Treehouse is competing in a super-hot area of...
Online education startup Treehouse raises $7M to teach geeks new tech skills
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