NYC startup CourseHorse raises $500K to connect city dwellers with over 20,000 classes

CourseHorse, a NYC based startup that aims to connect users with local, in person classes in areas such as music, cooking, yoga, writing, improv, web design, programming and more has raised $500K in seed funding from a number of angel investors.

The startup, launched in 2011 by NYU graduates Katie Kapler and Nihal Parthasarathi currently has 20,000 courses across 500 institutions on its roster, including those from CUNY (City University of New York) schools. The lineup also includes courses from other schools as well as some small businesses.
 Check out CourseHorse here.