Tech Company Financing Transactions

Niche Funding Round

Niche, based in Pittsburgh, raised $35 million in investment from Radian Capital, Allen & Company and private investors.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series C

Radian Capital (Lead Investor) (Weston Gaddy)

Allen & Company

private investors (Timothy Armstrong)

Salesforce Ventures

Proceeds Purpose
Niche plans to utilize the funding to advance the platform as the leading destination for users to manage their school search journey, making it easier for students to manage their full application process.

Company Information

Company Status
Private & Independent
Mailing Address
2840 Liberty Ave. 202
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Email Address
Niche is a platform that helps you discover the schools and neighborhoods that are right for you. We rigorously analyze dozens of public data sets and millions of reviews to produce comprehensive rankings, report cards, and profiles for every K-12 school, college, and neighborhood in the U.S.
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Social Media
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Company News
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Management Team

Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
Luke Skurman
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Chief Financial Officer
David Koegler
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Chief Operating Officer
Mark Tressler
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Chief Technical Officer
Geoff Misek
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VP - Engineering
Nate Bridi
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VP - Product Management
Jennie Johnson
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VP - Sales
Mark Eshelman
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