Lynda.com Announces $186 Million Investment

January 15, 2015

The online learning platform Lynda.com has set an early tone for the ed-tech venture capital and equity market in 2015 with a $186 million investment. The private equity company TPG Capital led the investment, while firms Accel Partners, Meritech Capital Partners and Spectrum Equity -- as well as some of Lynda.com's earlier investors -- also participated. Lynda.com charges users between $250 to $375 a year to access content hosted on the platform, and will use the investment for acquisitions and growth, the company said in a press release.

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