Education technology company EverFi has secured a $10 million Series B funding from Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, Twitter founder Evan Williams, and Rethink Education. Also joining in this financing are existing investors New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Tomorrow Ventures (the investment arm of Google Chairman Eric Schmidt), Allen and Company, and Blackboard CEO Michael Chasen. EverFi had previously raised $11 million in 2010.
EverFi has has certified more than 4 million students in critical life skills. The company builds gaming and education platforms that focus on student issues, including financial literacy, student loan management, digital literacy, cyberbullying awareness, online safety, alcohol abuse prevention, sexual assault awareness, and so on.
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