Tech Company Financing Transactions

LearnPlatform Funding Round

On 1/29/2018, LearnPlatform received $3.2 million in financing from Emerson Collective, New Markets Venture Partners and AT&T.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity

Emerson Collective (Lead Investor)

New Markets Venture Partners (Lead Investor) (Elizabeth Chou)


Edovate Capital

Kaplan EdTech Accelerator

Techstars Ventures

University Ventures

Proceeds Purpose
The investment will enable the company to enhance its product offerings and expand its services to more educational institutions and their partners.

Company Information

Company Status
Private & Independent
Mailing Address
517 W. North St.
Raleigh, NC 27603
Email Address
Our award-winning team of educators, researchers, technologists, and thought leaders are delivering ground-breaking tools that save money, improve learning, and build the capacity of thousands of educators and their organizations.
LearnPlatform LinkedIn Company Profile
Social Media
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Company News
LearnPlatform News
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Management Team

Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
Karl Rectanus
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Chief Financial Officer
James Ford
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Chief Technical Officer
Ben Gilman
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VP - Customer Service
Amanda Cadran
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VP - Marketing
Katherine Webb
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VP - Product Management
Wesley Burt
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VP - R & D
Daniel Stanhope
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VP - Sales
Douglas Eicher
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