An upskilling business platform called Section4 secured $30 million in Series A investment. Learn Capital and GSV Ventures also participated in the round, which General Catalyst headed. Along with independent director Katherine Dillon, Larry Bohn and Paul Sagan will join the Section4 board of directors as representatives of General Catalyst. With prior contributions from Tim Armstrong and Jeff Bewkes, the former CEOs of AOL and Time Warner, respectively, the total capital to date is now $37 million. NYU galloway section4 30m series general.
The business plans to use the money to quicken the development of its enterprise platform and curriculum growth.
Section4 is an exclusive business school education organization with over 10,000 students from over 4,000 companies across 97 countries. It was founded in 2019 by NYU Professor and entrepreneur Scott Galloway and is run by Greg Shove, CEO. nyu scott galloway section4 30m series.
Its courses are “sprints,” brief online sessions that blend synchronous lectures, discussion forums, and case studies with pre-recorded video lessons. Sprints are arranged into “stacks”: extensive courses arranged according to the functional subject. The first three layers in Section 4 are for strategy, marketing, and product managers. The teachers in Section 4 are some of the best professors in graduate business education. nyu scott section4 30m series general.
Executive-level students make up more than 33% of the class. Additionally, Section4 is training managers, directors, and executives from organizations including Boston Consulting Group, Unilever, Airbnb, Coca-Cola, Netflix, Google, Nike, Salesforce, Procter & Gamble, and Visa.