PluralSight Raises $135M in Series B
Dan Primack reports this morning that PluralSight (Layton, Utah), a company that provides online education training for software developers, has announced raising $135M in Series B funding, thus driving the company valuation to $1B. The backers were Insight Venture Partners, ICONIQ Capital, and Sorenson Capital, with Insight Venture Partners leading the round.
To read the original post by Dan Primack, please see http://fortune.com/2014/08/27/term-sheet-wednesday-august-27/
To read the company’s press release, read: http://blog.pluralsight.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Series-B-Funding-Announcement.pdf
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