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There are 40 companies tagged `students`; raised $3B from 124 investors

Facebook raised $2.4B from Goldman Sachs, Digital Sky Technologies, Elevation Partners, Digital Sky Technologies, TriplePoint Capital, Li Ka-shing, Horizons Ventures, European Founders Fund, Li Ka-shing, Horizons Ventures, Microsoft, Greylock Partners, Meritech Capital Partners, Founders Fund, SV Angel, Accel Partners, Mark Pincus, Reid Hoffman, Peter Thiel, and Reid Hoffman in 11 rounds.

Facebook Raises $1.5 Billion    prnewswire.com Elevation Invests Another $120 Million in Facebook as that IPO Looks More Distant    techcrunch.com Facebook Takes That $200 Million Investment From The Russians At A $10 Billion Valuation.    techcrunch.com http://www.businessweek.com/technology/content/may2008/tc2008059_855064.htm    businessweek.com Updated: Facebook Investor Li Ka-Shing Upping Stake To $120 Million: Report    paidcontent.org http://www.techcrunch.com/2008/01/15/breaking-samwer-brothers-invest-in-facebook/    techcrunch.com Facebook gets $60M from Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing    venturebeat.com Facebook and Microsoft Expand Strategic Alliance    microsoft.com Facebook Funding    facebook.com Jim Breyer: Extra $500 Million Round For Facebook A "Total Fiction"    techcrunch.com

SoFi raised $484M from Baseline Ventures, Renren, and DCM in 7 rounds.

SoFi Closes $50MM Warehouse Facility With East West Bank    abladvisor.com Sofi secured a $41 million lending facility from The Bancorp    finsmes.com SoFi Gets $60M in Loan Funding from Morgan Stanley    americanbanker.com Social Finance Lands $77M From Baseline, Renren To Help Solve The Student Debt Crisis    techcrunch.com

Edmodo raised $40M from New Enterprise Associates, Greylock Partners, Benchmark, Union Square Ventures, Glynn Capital Management, Learn Capital, Greylock Partners, and Benchmark in 2 rounds.

NEA Leads Educational Network Edmodo’s $25 Million Series C    techcrunch.com Edmodo, LinkedIn for schools, raises $15 million for its network    blogs.reuters.com

Apreso Classroom raised $15M from SCP Partners, SoftBank Capital, and Court Square Ventures .

Boundless raised $9.7M from Venrock, NextView Ventures, Kepha Partners, Founder Collective, SV Angel, Founder Collective, Kepha Partners, NextView Ventures, and SV Angel in 2 rounds.

Publishers Sue As Boundless Learning Grabs $8M For An Open Alternative To Textbooks    techcrunch.com Boundless Learning Raises $1.7M, Taking Big Swing In Education    bostinno.com

StartX raised $4.8M from Stanford University, Cisco, Founders Fund, AT&T, Groupon, and Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation in 3 rounds.

Stanford Grants $3.6M to StartX Accelerator    allthingsd.com Stanford Student Startup Accelerator StartX Raises Another $400,000, Bringing Total Funding To About $1.5 Million    techcrunch.com StartX, The Accelerator For Stanford Students, Wins $800K Grant From The Kauffman Foundation    techcrunch.com

Remind raised $4.5M from The Social+Capital Partnership, Yuri Milner, Maneesh Arora, First Round, Rich Chen, Maneesh Arora, Naval Ravikant, Imagine K12, Ben Ling, Scott Banister, Rob Hayes, Hesky Kutscher, Shan Mehta, and Aayush Phumbhra in 2 rounds.

Remind101 Lands $3.5M To Modernize Teacher Communication    techcrunch.com

TeachStreet raised $3.5M from Madrona Venture Group, Bezos Expeditions, Jeff Blackburn, Michael George, Dave Schappell, Daryn Nakhuda, Madrona Venture Group, Bezos Expeditions, Jeff Blackburn, Michael George, Jason Kilar, Kim Rachmeler, Joel Spiegel, Erik Blachford, John Musser, Dave Richards, and Dave Schappell in 2 rounds.

TeachStreet Takes In $1.2M    seattlepi.com TeachStreet Emerges To Help You Find The Best Yoga and Cooking Classes    techcrunch.com

Betterfly raised $2.5M from Lightbank, Lightbank, and Chicago Ventures in 2 rounds.

With $1M In New Funding, Betterfly Launches Live Video Platform Tailored To Online Learning    techcrunch.com Self-Improvement Marketplace Betterfly Raises $1.5M, Gets A New CEO    techcrunch.com

OneClass raised $2.3M from SAIF Partners and Real Ventures in 3 rounds.

OneClass Raises $1.6M To Expand Its Note Collaboration Platform Beyond Post-Secondary    techcrunch.com

CollegeWikis raised $2M from HighBar Partners, Richmond Global, The eCoast Angel Network, and Boston Harbor Angels .

CollegeWikis Raises $2M    thealarmclock.com

Unigo raised $2M from McGraw-Hill Education in 2 rounds.

Unigo.com Raises $1.6 Million From McGraw-Hill Education    techcrunch.com NY Times    nytimes.com

Triptrotting raised $1.8M from Golden Seeds, WI Harper Group, Google Ventures, 500 Startups, Bill Gross, Safa Rashtchy, Eric Chen, Golden Seeds, Idealab, and Launchpad LA in 3 rounds.

Triptrotting Fonders Raise $1.8M For “eHarmony For Like-Minded Travelers And Locals”    women2.com Triptrotting Raises $1M To Combat Clueless Tourism    techcrunch.com Triptrotting Scores Funding    socaltech.com

MindSumo raised $1M from Google Ventures, Voyager Capital, Data Collective, Start Fund, and Plug & Play Ventures .

Corporate America’s next creative consultants? College kids on MindSumo    gigaom.com

FirstJob raised $1M .

Interfolio raised $926.3K .

SEC    sec.gov

Find Invest Grow (FIG) raised $515.6K in 2 rounds.

FIG launches    findinvestgrow.com

Brainly.com raised $500K from Point Nine Capital and Mariusz Gralewski .

Social Learning Network Brainly Raises $500K From Point Nine Capital, Angels    techcrunch.com

UniYu raised $500K .

UniversityLyfe raised $500K from Confidential information .

OneCubicle raised $450K .

Teamie raised $387K .

CLASEMOVIL raised $350K from Mexican Federal Government and Jaime Valdez in 2 rounds.

inDegree raised $250K .

Gullivearth raised $162K from ESSEC .

Ingenic raised $100K from Peter Thiel .

PETER THIEL ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL CLASS OF 20 UNDER 20 THIEL FELLOWS    thielfoundation.org

UCampus raised $100K .

Biz Journals    bizjournals.com

RedMica raised $100K .

PromoteU raised $60K .

PromoteU connects students with startups    thedartmouth.com

CoursePeer raised $60K from MaRS Innovation and Uni of Toronto .

University of Toronto Early-Stage Technology (UTEST)    marsinnovation.com

Campus Shift raised $55K from Innovation Fund in 2 rounds.

YBI Inspire Fund    ybi.org Campus Shift Receives $25K from Innovation Fund    finsmes.com

Hibernater raised $50K from Azione Capital Pte Ltd .

MyClasses raised $40.5K .

University Beyond raised $30K .

Whale Path raised $25K from Plug & Play Ventures and Alireza Masrour .

Clouli raised $25K .

MiCursada raised $25K from NXTP Labs .

Project Travel raised $25K from Coolhouse Labs .

OrangeSlyce raised $12K from Arizona State University and Arizona State University in 2 rounds.

http://web.archive.org/web/20110705122416/http://studentventures.asu.edu/ventures/2010    web.archive.org

Peers App raised $4K from James Sokoll and Friends and Family .