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Academia

Description

Provider of a platform for academics to share research papers. The company's platform enables researchers to share their work, monitor analytics around the impact of their research and track the research of other academics that they are following on the platform.

PRIVATE

Status

51-200

Employees

Series B

Latest Deal Type

$11M

Latest Deal Amount

$17.7M

Total Amount Raised

18

Investors

Description

Provider of a platform for academics to share research papers. The company's platform enables researchers to share their work, monitor analytics around the impact of their research and track the research of other academics that they are following on the platform.

Website:

www.academia.edu

Ownership Status

Privately held (backing)

Financing Status

Venture Capital-Backed

Primary Industry

Information Services (B2C)

Other Industries

Educational and Training Services (B2C)
Social/Platform Software

Primary Office

251 Kearny Street Suite 520 San Francisco, CA 94108United States +1 (415) 829-2341
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Academia Valuation and Funding

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Academia Cap Table

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Academia Investors (18)

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Investor NameInvestor TypeHoldingInvestor SinceParticipating RoundsBoard
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Albion VenturesVenture CapitalMinority000 0000000 0000
Alex DuffAngel (individual)Minority000 0000000 0000
Benjamin LingAngel (individual)Minority000 0000000 0000
Haystack PartnersVenture CapitalMinority000 0000000 0000
Howzat PartnersVenture CapitalMinority000 0000000 0000
Albion Ventures Venture Capital
Alex Duff Angel (individual)
Benjamin Ling Angel (individual)
Haystack Partners Venture Capital
Howzat Partners Venture Capital

Academia Executive Team (7)

NameTitleBoard
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Contact
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Richard Price Ph.DChief Executive Officer & Founder
Ben LundChief Technology Officer, Technology
Eva SmagaczDirector of University Relations
Adnan AkilDirector, Products
Stuart LiroffVice President of Talent
Richard Price Ph.D Chief Executive Officer & Founder
Ben Lund Chief Technology Officer, Technology
Eva Smagacz Director of University Relations
Adnan Akil Director, Products
Stuart Liroff Vice President of Talent

Academia Board Members (2)

NameRepresentingRoleSinceContact
Info
Benjamin Ling Ph.DKhosla VenturesBoard Member000 0000
Robert Whitby-SmithAlbion VenturesBoard Member000 0000
Benjamin Ling Ph.D Board Member Khosla Ventures
Robert Whitby-Smith Board Member Albion Ventures
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