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Academia

Academia
PRIVATE STATUS
81-90 EMPLOYEES
Series B LATEST DEAL TYPE
$11.1M LATEST DEAL AMOUNT
16 INVESTORS
Description

Provider of a platform intended to be used 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.

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
  • 5th Floor
  • San Francisco, CA 94108
  • United States

+1 (415) 000-0000
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Academia Valuation and Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
4. Early Stage VC (Series B) 26-Sep-2013 $11.1M 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Early Stage VC (Series A1) 30-Dec-2011 00.00 00.00 000.00 Completed Startup
2. Early Stage VC (Series A) 28-Apr-2010 $1.6M $2.2M 000.00 Completed Startup
1. Seed Round 01-Nov-2007 $600K $600K Completed Startup
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Academia Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Authorized
Par Value Dividend Rate (%) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion
Price
% Owned
Series B 0,000,000 00.000000 00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 00.000
Series A1 0,000,000 00.000000 00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 00.000
Series A 4,348,100 $0.000100 8% $0.46 $0.46 1x $0.46 10.87%
Series Seed 3,333,300 $0.000100 8% $0.15 $0.15 1x $0.15 8.33%
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Academia Investments & Acquisitions (1)

Company Name Date Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
0000000 23-Oct-2013 000000000000000000 Information Services (B2C) 0000000 00000 00.0
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Academia Investors (16)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Board
Seat
Contact
Info
Khosla Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
LocalGlobe Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Social Discovery Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Teamworthy Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Alex Duff Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Academia Executive Team (7)

Name Title Board
Seat
Contact
Info
Eva Smagacz Director of University Relations
Richard Price Ph.D Chief Executive Officer & Founder
Ben Lund Chief Technology Officer
Stuart Liroff Vice President of Talent
Vinod Khosla Advisor

2 Former Executives

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Academia Board Members (2)

Name Representing Role Since Contact
Info
Benjamin Ling Ph.D Khosla Ventures Board Member 000 0000
Robert Whitby-Smith Albion Capital Board Member 000 0000