Unigo.com, a New York –based web site that provides information to find, get in and pay for college, closed its first round of institutional funding.
The round was led by The McGraw-Hill Companies. Unigo is also backed by and angel investors
The company intends to use the funds to expand to include graduate schools and accredited universities outside the United States, and broaden its reach through alliances with major publishers.
Founded in 2008 by CEO Jordan Goldman and powered by a network of college counselors and a community of enrolled college students, Unigo provides families with information on admissions and financial advice and access to more than 200,000 multimedia reviews by students on 6,500 campuses across the country, for free.
The reviews on Unigo are included in US News & World Report’s college directory and rankings.