Disco Closes $4.75M Funding Round


Disco, a Toronto, Canada-based live learning platform for creators, closed a $4.75m funding round.

The round was led by¬†Quiet Capital,¬†Golden Ventures,¬†inovia, and¬†GSV¬†(investors in Masterclass, Coursera).¬†Influencers from the learning space, creator economy and community platforms are also investing. This includes: Wattpad founder¬†Ivan Yuen, Shopify’s¬†Farhan Thanwar,¬†Satish Kanwar,¬†Arati Sharma, and¬†Brandon Chu, Indiegogo’s Board Member¬†Rob Goldman, Clearbanc and Dragon Den’s¬†Michele Romanow, Lambda School’s¬†Matt Wyndowe, Former Head Learning, Endeavor’s¬†Tarun Sachdeva, former CAA agent K5’s¬†Michael Kives¬†among others.

The company intends to use the funds to expand operations and development efforts to bring the product to market.

Co-founded by Candice Faktor and Chris Sukornyk, Disco is a platform for creators to build and scale their live learning experiences, grow their community with workshops, cohort-based courses, and microschool tools. Disco offers branding, live video, group chat, and the ability to scale beyond a course into an ongoing learning community.

Graham Hill¬†(Carbonauts),¬†Dan Martell¬†(SaaS Academy),¬†Sarah Lacy¬†(Chairman Mom),¬†Michele Romanow¬†(Clearbanc, Dragon’s Den), are a few of the creators with the platform, which is currently live and in closed beta.