Global homework help community Brainly announced that it will open a third office in Germany’s startup hub Berlin. The edtech startup opened an office in New York to boost its U.S. operations earlier this year.
Learning communities and Q&A forums have always been popular among Internet users. From question and answer sites like Yahoo Answers or Quora to language learning communities like busuu or italki, there is a plethora of peer-learning sites available.
Brainly, one of the fastest growing European edtech startups, connects middle school and high school students via its global network of localized communities. Using the free service, students can help each other with their homework by asking and answering questions.
The Polish startup raised a €9 million Series A and opened its first overseas office in New York City last year.
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Polish startup Brainly which runs several localized social networks for students centered around homework help, has raised a €9 million Series A from General Catalyst Partners with participation from both existing and new investors Point Nine Capital, Learn Capital and Runa Capital. Adam Valkin and Nitesh Banta from GCP will join Brainly’s board of directors.