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Skillshare Receives $66 Million in Series D Funding

Online learning community, Skillshare, recently raised $66 million in a series D funding round led by OMERS Growth Equity. Founded in 2010, the online learning platform offers thousands of interactive classes. Taught by industry professionals, Skillshare hosts over 30,000 video-based classes. Subjects range from design and painting to photography and interior design.

In the wake of COVID-19, Skillshare has pivoted its brand to focus on creative pursuits. Valued at $2.25 trillion, the arts industry is booming. 75 percent of Americans have a creative hobby. Skillshare focuses on meeting the needs of all of its clientele, whether personal or professional.

This effort has not gone unnoticed. As of late, the platform has seen triple the amount of new members. And, since its shift in fo…

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