Comcast invests in online education startup Quad Learning

Series A funding round nets $11 million
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Online education startup Quad Learning said Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is among the investors that participated in its $11 million Series A funding round last week.

In addition to the MSO's Comcast Ventures subsidiary, the Bethesda, Md.-based company said it received investments from New Atlantic Ventures, SWaN and Legend Fund and New Enterprise Associates.

Quad Learning said it is focused on helping students at community colleges transfer to four-year programs at colleges and universities. The company said it has developed a "virtual classroom" in which each student has his or her own live video tile on their computer screen.

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