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New Enterprise Associates Joins $6M Round For BenchPrep


BenchPrep, the world’s only interactive marketplace and learning platform that works across desktop, iPhone, iPad and Android devices, today announced that the company closed a successful $6 million venture capital round led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA) with participation from Revolution Ventures.

Since the launch last year of its learning platform, BenchPrep has experienced rapid growth, working with top education publishers to create interactive, personalized courses for high school and college coursework, professional certifications, academic test preparations and more. In 2010, BenchPrep had raised a round of funding from Lightbank, a Chicago based venture capital fund started by Eric Lefkosky and Brad Keywell, both of whom would continue to serve as board of directors. The company will use the fresh infusion of capital to develop additional courses and expand its user base.

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