Emile Learning closes $3 million seed round to offer virtual high school classes
2021-05-31 17:55:26

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Emile Learning has recently closed a $3 million seed round led by Kleiner Perkins, bringing its total capital raised to $5.3 million, according to TechCrunch.

Other investors include the SoftBank Opportunity Fund, Uber Alum Syndicate, Owl Ventures, John Thornton (the former president of Goldman Sachs), Steven Galanis (the founder of Cameo) and Ankur Nagpal (the founder of Teachable).

Founded in 2020 by three Latino founders, Emile offers on-demand virtual high school classes, covering AP classes, core and electives, and experiential, which includes acting and personal finance.

Within a year since the inception, Emile has added an accredited set of classes that can be used in high school. Students can get high school credit via a WASC accredited transcript, and can also acquire college credit via AP classes.

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