Online Education Start-up Gets $1 million of Business Angel Funding

San Francisco based start-up Udemy a web based platform allowing anyone to teach via the Internet has just secured $1 million of business angel funding to help grow the business.

The funding came from AngelList, launched by entrepreneurs and serial investors Babak Nivi and Naval Ravikant. The group which includes 50 individuals is looking to invest $80 million in total this year according to reports.

Co-founder of Udemy, Gagan Biyani – who grew up in the Silicon Valley and graduated from UC Berkeley in 3 years with a degree in Economics – aims to democratise education so that anyone can teach over the Internet.

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