new york city startups

  • Skillshare books $12 million to take its education platform international

    Skillshare books $12 million to take its education platform international

    Edtech startup Skillshare Inc. has raised a $12 million round of venture funding to grow its marketplace of “bite-sized, self-paced courses for creators,” according to founder and CEO Michael Karnjanaprakorn. Amasia and Omidyar Network co-led the Series B investment in Skillshare joined by Union Square Ventures and Spark Capital. The funding brings the company’s total… Read More

  • NYC Turing Fellows Drawing Top Tech Students To Big Apple Startups

    A group of venture investors and entrepreneurs who love the growth and potential of New York City’s startup scene, but think it could benefit from an infusion of talent, today launched an initiative to draw top tech students to the big apple. The NYC Turing Fellows program will grant scholarships to the brightest students in computer sciences and engineering from the U.S. and Canada… Read More