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Study Reveals that Course Rigor and College Credit Draws Students to StraighterLine

2018-08-30T17:14:49-04:00Portfolio Companies, StraighterLine|

An independent study by Hezel Associates reveals two key factors motivating students to take college-level courses through StraighterLine. Students find that the high degree of academic rigor and their ability to fulfill pre-requisite course requirements for college credit are driving factors in their selection of StraighterLine as an educational option. The announcement was made by [...]

StraighterLine Raises $10 Million To Expand Marketing & Build Next Generation Market for College Courses

2018-08-30T17:14:50-04:00Portfolio Companies, StraighterLine|

StraighterLine (www.straighterline.com) announced today that it completed a $10 million financing. Led by FirstMark Capital (www.firstmarkcap.com), a New York City-based venture capital firm with a history of successful investments in online, consumer-focused and education businesses, the financing will accelerate StraighterLine’s outreach to colleges, employers and students. Further, it will extend StraighterLine’s existing offerings to include [...]