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UniversityNow Funding Round

Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments, University Ventures and Greylock Partners participated in a $17 million Series B funding round for UniversityNow. The round was announced by the company on 6/21/2012.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series B

Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments (Lead Investor) (Dalia Das)

University Ventures (Lead Investor)

Greylock Partners

Kapor Capital (Stephen DeBerry)

Novak Biddle Venture Partners (Philip Bronner)

Proceeds Purpose
Wade said the company plans to use its new funding to develop more free, open-source content; form partnerships with groups working to educate adults and help them complete their college education without debt; and to let people know that UNow exists and how it works.

Company Information

Company Status
Private & Independent
Mailing Address
543 Howard St. 4th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
Email Address
Not Recorded
The mission of UniversityNow is to help ensure that affordable, high quality post-secondary education is available to people everywhere. To accomplish this, we are building a network of the most affordable and accessible accredited universities in the world, starting with the launch of New Charter University.
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Management Team

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Chief Executive Officer
Gene Wade
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VP - Marketing
Kathleen Farley
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