Learn Capital

Founded 2008

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Total investments 105
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$13M
Portfolio companies 80
Rounds per year 8.08
Lead investments 13
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.24
Exits 20
Key employees 6
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
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Areas of investment

  • Education
  • EdTech
  • E-Learning
  • Software
  • Higher Education
Summary

Learn Capital is the famous VC, which was founded in 2008. The main department of described VC is located in the San Mateo. The company was established in North America in United States.

The fund is constantly included in 7-12 deals per year. When the investment is from Learn Capital the average startup value is more than 1 billion dollars. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The real fund results show that this VC is 11 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018. Comparing to the other companies, this Learn Capital performs on 20 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The high activity for fund was in 2016. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the Learn Capital, startups are often financed by NewSchools Venture Fund, 500 Startups, Y Combinator. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Rethink Education, Omidyar Network, Kapor Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Rethink Education, GSV AcceleraTE, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.

The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Human Resources, EdTech. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Vipkid, Coursera, Udemy Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund.

We also calculated 6 valuable employees in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Almas Insight

Software
28 Oct 2021 Seattle, Washington, United States

Vinco

EdTech
Education
Marketplace
SaaS
$2M27 Oct 2021 -

Amplify Education

EdTech
Education
Higher Education
$215M26 Oct 2021 Brooklyn, New York, United States

Teachmint

E-Learning
EdTech
Education
$78M25 Oct 2021 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Brave Care

Children
Health Care
07 Oct 2021 Portland, Oregon, United States

Ender

Education
Gaming
Social
Software
01 Oct 2021 Austin, Texas, United States

Nerdy

Artificial Intelligence
EdTech
Education
$150M21 Sep 2021 St Louis, Missouri, United States

Landed

Finance
Financial Services
Real Estate
$31M15 Sep 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Shikho

E-Learning
EdTech
Education
Mobile Apps
Secondary Education
Software
$1M28 Jul 2021 Dhaka, Dhaka Division, Bangladesh
News
Amplify Raises $215 Million in a Growth Funding Round From Learn Capital, A-Street Ventures, and Current Investor Emerson Collective

– Amplify, a publisher of next-generation curriculum and assessment programs, announced it has raised $215m in growth funding round with Learn Capital and A-Street Ventures.
– The funding will accelerate Amplify’s remarkable growth in providing students and teachers with high-quality, digital-forward instructional programs and helping districts address unfinished learning from the pandemic.
– Amplify plans to use the funds to make strategic acquisitions in best-of-breed education companies and to accelerate product development across its portfolio, with a focus on its digital supplemental programs.

Class Technologies Closes $105M Series B

– Class Technologies, an edtech platform, has raised a $105M Series B round.
– Led by the Softbank Vision Fund, the round also includes GSV Ventures, Emergence Capital, Maven Partners, Owl Ventures, Insight Partners, SWaN & Legend Venture Partners, Rise of the Rest Fund, Learn Capital, Reach Capital, Slow Ventures, Sound Ventures, Chimera Investment, Daher Capital, Guy Oseary, Bill Tai and Tom Brady.
– The company was founded by education software pioneer Michael Chasen.

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