Flat World Knowledge Garners $15,000,000 Series B Round

  • Feed Type
  • Date
    1/20/2011
  • Company Name
    Flat World Knowledge
  • Mailing Address
    1 Bridge Street Irvington, NY 10533
  • Company Description
    We preserve the best of the old – books by leading experts that are rigorously reviewed and developed to the highest standards. Then we flip it all on its head. Our books are free online. We offer convenient, low-cost choices for students – print, audio, by-the-chapter, and more. Our books are open for instructors to mix, mash, and make their own. Our books are the hub of a social learning network where students learn from the book and each other.
  • Website
    http://www.flatworldknowledge.com
  • Transaction Type
    Venture Equity
  • Transaction Amount
    $15,000,000
  • Transaction Round
    Series B
  • Proceeds Purposes
    With our new partners, we are accelerating our growthto meet the tremendous demand for world-class educational content that’s free of theconstraints of conventional textbooks.
  • M&A Terms
  • Venture Investor
    Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments
  • Venture Investor
    Bessemer Venture Partners
  • Venture Investor
    Valhalla Partners
  • Venture Investor
    GSA Venture Partners
  • Venture Investor
    High Peaks Ventures

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