ZipLines Education Raises $6.4M in Series A Funding


ZipLines Education, a San Carlos, CA-based education tech company, raised $6.4M in Series A funding.

The round was led by Jackson Square Ventures, with participation from existing investors, including Wildcat Venture Partners and WGU Labs.

The company intends to use the funds to expand its team, develop proprietary technology products, and strengthen partnerships with universities to serve more students.

Led by CEO Sara Leoni, CEO and founder, Ziplines Education is an education company that partners with universities to deliver industry-focused certificate courses that prepare professionals for today’s digital-first workforce. Its 10-week courses are delivered fully online and combine self-directed (asynchronous) learning with live, interactive (synchronous) sessions.

Over the coming months, the company will be announcing new university partnerships and expanding its team in technology, marketing, analytics, learning experience design, and student success.