ResearchGate Completes Series B Financing

ResearchGate, a professional network for scientists and researchers, has completed a Series B financing round. The round was led by Founders Fund partner Luke Nosek, co-founder of PayPal, with participation from Benchmark Capital, Accel Partners, Michael Birch (co-founder, Bebo), and David O. Sacks (founder/CEO, Yammer,  and founder/chairman, Geni). The size of the investment was not revealed.

Ijad Madisch (Co-founder and CEO, ResearchGate): With this round of financing, our main priority will be to pursue new innovations. We want to change the way scientific reputation is measured, calculated and built over time by providing our users with qualitative feedback, while enabling them to share their findings efficiently.

In September 2010 ResearchGate closed its Series A funding led by Benchmark Capital.

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