EdSurge
EdSurge
EdSurge

Platzi Raises $2.1M Seed Round for Bilingual Professional Skills Courses

PLATZI has raised $2.1 million in seed funding, with Omidyar Network, 500 Startups, Nazca Ventures and Amasia Ventures and Y Combinator investing. The Mexico City-based startup, founded in 2013, makes live and on-demand videos in English and Spanish for developing professional skills, i.e. programming, marketing and finance, to which users purchase a subscription. Founder Freddy Vega's mission is to provide online professional courses to regions and patrons with low connectivity, which Platzi does through proprietary technology.

STAY UP TO DATE ON EDTECH.News, research, and opportunities - sent weekly, for free.