Pluto Media Raises $500K to Build Apps That Make Learning Fun

Pluto Media, an education company focused on building apps for tablets, has raised $500,000 in seed funding from Rob Hutter of Learn Capital, Jennifer Carolan of NewSchools Venture Fund and angel investor Peter Relan. The round matches a $500,000 seed round raised earlier from investors including former Accel partner Abhay Parekh and Dave Roux of Silver Lake. The funding will go toward building games like Pluto Learns Piano.


Latest Video

View all videos »

Search »

The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald