CreativeLive, a San Francisco, CA-based creative and entrepreneurial education platform, raised a $25m round of funding.
The round, which brought total funding to date to $58.8m, was led by GSV Acceleration, with participation from new investors REV Venture Partners and Jared Leto and existing investors Greylock Partners, Social Capital, Richard Branson and Creative Artists Agency.
The company intends to use the funds to continue growth of their consumer business, to accelerate innovation around their live and on-demand video platform, and to scale their new enterprise offering.
Led by Chase Jarvis, Founder and CEO, CreativeLive provides a creative and entrepreneurial education platform to more than 10 million students who have consumed more than 3 billion minutes of video via their online classrooms across design, photography, video, music, and entrepreneurship.
Live classes allow free, real-time interaction with these experts and students, and pre-recorded videos allow students to learn at their own pace.
The roster of teachers includes top experts including artists, journalists, writers, thought leaders and legendary entrepreneurs.
Launched in 2010, CreativeLive has created more than 1,500 classes, 25,000 lessons and over 10,000 hours of highly-curated HD video education since inception.