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CourseHorse Co-Founder: People Are Spending Locally in Adult Education

StreetFight • Feb. 11, 2016

When Nihal Parthasarathi discovered that people were giving up on taking local classes because there was no organized method to search for them, he co-founded CourseHorse. The company, which recently announced that it has raised $4 million in Series B funding, powers a local discovery engine connecting students and classes (and taking a commission on every registration).

Red Ventures invests $4M in company that helps fill empty classroom seats

Charlotte Business Journal • Jan. 14, 2016

Red Ventures is investing $4 million in a New York-based company that helps fill empty seats in classrooms for mostly general-interest courses in three major U.S. cities. Currently, Manhattan-based CourseHorse connects students with classes primarily in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles. But the additional investment from Red Ventures will likely allow it to fill seats in other cities.

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