Financial Briefs, Jan. 31, 2020

January 31, 2020 | Volume 51, Number 3

Adjacent Academies (Seattle), a provider of a program to teach liberal arts college students credit-earning tech skills, in January closed a $2.1 million seed round led by Rethink Education. Joining Rethink were New Ground Ventures, Bisk Ventures and Entangled Group. Adjacent, which was founded in 2019, conducted a pilot program last year in San Francisco with Davidson College (NC) students who visited tech company offices and learned about programming, public speaking and other career-oriented skills.

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