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Liftoff

Liftoff

SkillShare Raises $3.1 Million to Teach the Masses

Now offering classes in business ethics

In the same way that Kickstarter connects users with backers for their projects, SkillShare connects experts with students for their classes. The start-up just raised a $3.1 million in a Series A round of venture financing, led by Union Square Ventures and Spark Capital, to extend its offerings. Previously the company raised a $550,000 round of seed funding from Founder Collective and SV Angel, among others.

Betabeat has been reporting on this funding for some time, but was too gun shy to publish without confirmation from the founders. Lesson learned. Read More