Coursedog Announces $90M Strategic Growth Investment From JMI Equity
Gunderson Dettmer represented client Coursedog, the leading Academic Operations Platform for higher education, in its $90 million strategic growth investment from JMI Equity. Coursedog’s flagship platform enables higher education institutions to optimize curriculum planning, course scheduling, event management, and catalog management. Coursedog’s 170+ customers include diverse institutions, such as Columbia University, Brookdale Community College, Dallas Baptist University and the City University of New York.
In the announcement of the transaction, Coursedog co-founder and CEO Justin Wenig said, “We raised capital to continue to establish Coursedog as a top startup for attracting mission-driven talent and to double down on partner success. We have an opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of students by empowering administrators at colleges and universities. We partnered with JMI because of their track record working with mission-driven businesses that serve higher education, and the opportunity that the investment will offer for accelerating product development and customer success.”
The Gunderson Dettmer deal team was led by corporate partner Hozefa Botee and included partner Aliya Sanders and associates Alex Walsh, Sam Feldman, Tina Xu, Lloyd Lee, Madeline Koo, Brett Condie, and Jessica Hart.