Social Learning Network, Brainly Raises $9M Series A

BRAINLY: $9 million to Krakow, Poland-based Brainly in a Series A round led by General Catalyst Partners, with Point Nine Capital, Learn Capital and Runa Capital also participating. Adam Valkin and Nitesh Banta from General Catalyst Partners will join Brainly’s board of directors. Founded in 2009, Brainly positions itself as a "Q&A platform for free homework help," a Quora-esque social network that incentivizes students to pose and answer questions. The startup claims 30 million monthly users across 36 countries. Boston Business Journal reports the company will open a New York office and expand its team from 60 to 80.

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