Subject Raises $29.4M Series A Financing
Gunderson Dettmer represented client Subject, a Los Angeles-based digital learning platform, in its $29.4 million Series A financing led by Own Ventures. Subject, which also announced its name change from Emile Learning, provides high school students with a digital-based, accredited curriculum aimed to empower students to accelerate their academic and professional outcomes. The new capital will be used to expand operations and the company’s business reach.
In the announcement of the transaction, Co-founder and CEO of Subject Felix Ruano said “Being a student, a teacher, an administrator has never been more challenging. We are deeply committed to expanding access to learning opportunities, no matter where you are. Our platform is engaging to 21st Century learners, complementary to in-classroom education, and available across geographies and budgets.”
The Gunderson deal team was led by Cody Peterson and included Tom Villeneuve, Jose Rico, Agnes Aniol, and Young Park.