Codeacademy, a website that offers its users free programming lessons, has raised a Series A round of financing from Union Square Ventures, O’Reilly, SV Angel, Yuri Milner (he of the DST Global, Facebook fame), Social+Capital Partnership (Chamath Palihapitiya), Thrive Capital, CrunchFund, Collaborative Fund (Craig Shapiro), Founder Collective (Chris Dixon), Joshua Schacter, Vivi Nevo, Naval Ravikant, Sam Altman, and several others.
DST Global’s Milner, Crunchfund Invests In Codeacademy
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