Learn Capital

Founded 2008

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Total investments 96
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$9M
Portfolio companies 89
Rounds per year 7.38
Lead investments 10
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.24
Exits 18
Key employees 6
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
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Areas of investment

  • Education
  • EdTech
  • E-Learning
  • Software
  • Internet
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

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Shikho

E-Learning
EdTech
Education
Mobile Apps
Secondary Education
Software
1
$1M28 Jul 2021 Bangladesh, Dhaka

SoloLearn

E-Learning
Education
Mobile
1
$24M21 Jul 2021 United States, " United States"}

Leap

Communications Infrastructure
Service Industry
1
$3M15 Jul 2021 United States, San Francisco

Teachmint

E-Learning
EdTech
Education
1
$20M07 Jul 2021 India, Bengaluru

Merlyn Mind

Artificial Intelligence
Information Technology
Software Engineering
n/a
$29M21 Jun 2021 United States, New York

Pathrise

Career Planning
College Recruiting
Education
Employment
Recruiting
Universities
1
$5M25 May 2021 United States, San Francisco

Health Diagnostics
Neuroscience
Wearables
1
$5M24 May 2021 United States, San Francisco

Teachmint

E-Learning
EdTech
Education
1
$16M04 May 2021 India, Bengaluru

Brave Care

Children
Health Care
1
$10M22 Apr 2021 United States, Portland
News
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.

Class Raises $105M in Series B Funding

– Class Technologies Inc. from Washington, DC develops a platform enhancing virtual and hybrid classrooms by adding teaching and learning tools to Zoom.
– Series B $105m round was led by SoftBank’s Vision Fund 2 and participated by GSV Ventures, Emergence Capital, Maven Partners, Owl Ventures, Insight Partners, SWaN & Legend Venture Partners, Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Fund, Learn Capital, Reach Capital, Slow Ventures, Sound Ventures, Chimera Investment, Daher Capital, Guy Oseary, Bill Tai, and Super Bowl champion and entrepreneur Tom Brady.
– The new investment will be used to accelerate growth and expand globally into new markets.

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