'Learn With Homer' Raises $2.2 Million

LEARN WITH HOMER: New York City-based Learn With Homer raised $2.2 million for its comprehensive literacy app, designed for children ages 3 to 6 years old. The first version, due to be released in the summer 2013, aims to help families whose children are learning to read. Investors included: Great Oaks Venture Capital; Paul Francis (entrepreneur and early CFO of Priceline); Tom Glocer (former CEO of Thomson Reuters and founding Partner of Angelic Ventures); Rob Soni (entrepreneur, investor, former managing partner at Bessemer Venture Partners and general partner at Matrix Ventures); and Matt Turck (managing director, FirstMark Capital). The founder and CEO is Stephanie Dua.

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