Tag Archive: Lynda.com

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    by Angie Chang

    Co-Founder Lynda Weinman, Leader Of The Online Education Pack

    The site was so successful without outside capital that it didn’t really make sense to accept it. But today, lynda.com is a 400 person company with plans to expand its content and platform (Weinman won’t say more than that just yet). It can use the funding.

    By Ariel Schwartz (Contributing Writer, Women 2.0)

    If you’ve been tracking the Silicon Valley startup world over the past few years, you can be forgiven for thinking that online education is only now beginning to take off. But Lynda Weinman, the co-founder of video learning library lynda.com and a speaker

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    by Angie Chang

    lynda.com Co-Founder Lynda Weinman Talks About Disrupting Education At Women 2.0 Conference 2013

    Today’s Women 2.0 Conference on February 14, 2013 is being livestreamed here today and video will be available post-event.

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    After 18 years of bootstrapping, lynda.com took $103 million in a single round of funding. CEO Lynda Weinman took the stage for the closing keynote at the 2013 Women 2.0 Conference.

    She as 28 years old when the Apple II was invented and was so proud of her accomplishments on the early computer. She

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    by Angie Chang

    Lynda Weinman, Co-Founder Of lynda.com, To Deliver Closing Keynote At Women 2.0 Conference On February 14

    Female founder of lynda.com to speak at Women 2.0 Conference. lynda.com earned $100M+ revenue in 2012, and closed $103M outside funding last week for expansion.

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    Just a week after celebrating the good news of the edutech company raising $103 million in outside funding, Women 2.0 is excited to welcome Lynda Weinman, co-founder and executive chair of lynda.com, to deliver the closing keynote for the Women 2.0 Conference

  4. Lynda-Weinman
    by Angie Chang

    Co-Founder Lynda Weinman Raises $103 Million Venture Capital For Eponymous Online Learning Platform lynda.com

    The female-founded edutech company receives a huge first round of outside funding, with big plans for expansion.

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    Co-founded by Lynda Weinman in 1995 and profitable since 1997, online learning platform lynda.com has big plans to scale and grow internationally with its first round of outside funding – $103 million from Accel Partners, Spectrum Equity and Meritech Capital Partners.

    lynda.com earned over $100 million in revenue in 2012.

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    by Angie Chang

    How Lynda Hit $70M In Revenue Without A Penny From Investors

    This article has been syndicated from TechCrunch.

    By Rip Empson (Writer, TechCrunch)

    As Ned Flanders would say, education in the U.S. is in “a dilly of a pickle.” At the risk of sounding like a broken record, the cost of education has become unsustainable.

    Student loan debt is over $1 trillion, unemployment remains high for the recently graduated, and non-traditional students — older people, single mothers, workers looking to re-train — are returning to academia and learning programs in droves, putting even more competitive pressure on already-scant on-site resources.