- Virtual high school startup Sora recently announced it had raised $2.7 million in a seed funding round backed by the likes of Twitter and Stripe investor Union Square Ventures.
- Cofounder Garrett Smiley, 22, says the school’s mission is to create a “super high-quality community” with alternative classes on subjects such as “the physics of sharks” and the workings of Iron Man’s suit.
- Business Insider got an exclusive look at the pitch deck Sora used to bring investors on board.
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Earlier this week, Atlanta-based edtech startup Sora announced it had raised $2.7 million in a seed funding round backed by the likes of Twitter and Stripe backer Union Square Ventures and Village Global.
Founded in 2019, long before COVID-19 forced millions of students around the world to switch to remote learning, Sora is effectively an online private school, which offers students one-to-one tutorials and