StudyBlue Raises $1.7M in Funding

studyblue-logoStudyBlue has completed a new funding round totaling $1.7M. The company has raised $17.1M in total funding to date from investors including Great Oaks Venture Capital and the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation. Over the last year, the education technology startup has attracted over 1 million new users to their vast user-created study documents targeted at K-12 and college students.

More information on StudyBlue’s latest funding round is available from Xconomy here.

Madison Entrepreneurs Present at Accelerate Madison

Last week Capital Entrepreneurs member Networked Insights led a group of entrepreneurs at an Accelerate Madison event called Entrepreneurs vs. Economy. The presenters included Planet Propaganda founder John Besmer, StudyBlue CEO Becky Splitt, Networked Insights VP Brian Johnson and Netconcepts (now Covario) founder Stephan Spencer.

These entrepreneurial presentations are available for free online, so check them out to learn more about entrepreneurship from some great Madison companies.