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CreativeLIVE Lands $7.5M From Greylock For Its Free, Online Classroom For Creative Entrepreneurs

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http://techcrunch.com – With the rise of massive online open course platforms (a.k.a. “MOOCs”) like Khan Academy and Coursera, a new model of online learning has emerged, promising quality, affordable education at scale. This new generation of educational platforms offer alternatives to expensive degrees programs and physical classrooms in the hopes of ushering in Education 2.0 by emphasizing interactive, personalized and skill-based learning. Tapping into this trend, Chase Jarvis and Craig Swanson launched CreativeLIVE in early 2010 to bring a live, online classroom to creative entrepreneurs. Since then, (IT news)