Its Audacity Undiminished, Udacity Raises $35 Million To Train A New Generation of Developers

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As its push to transform education through technology begins to show results, massively open online course provider Udacity is announcing a fresh $35 million financing from a global group of investors to take its vision worldwide.

Earlier this year the company launched its nanodegree program through a partnership with AT&T, a collaboration that intends to train would-be programmers in a specific skillset that ostensibly would qualify them for a job in the field.

It’s the first fruit from Udacity’s Open Education Alliance, a consortium of businesses which have agreed to recognize an industry-focused skills credential, which chief executive and company founder Sebastian Thrun discussed at our Disrupt conference last year.

As it looks to roll out more nanodegree programs to students around the world, the company has lined up investment partners from Brazil, Japan, Germany and the U.S. heartland to help it expand. Drive Capital, the Columbus, Ohio-based venture…

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