Cybersecurity MOOC platform Cybrary raises $400,000 - Technical.ly DC

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Aug. 26, 2015 11:02 am

Cybersecurity MOOC platform Cybrary raises $400,000

The investors are Inner Loop Capital and New Stack Ventures.
More than 175,000 users worldwide have enrolled in Cybrary’s online courses.

More than 175,000 users worldwide have enrolled in Cybrary's online courses.

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After launching in January this year, Greenbelt-based Cybrary has raised a $400,000 seed funding round, the company announced Tuesday.

The investments came from Baltimore-based Inner Loop Capital and New Stack Ventures, an angel fund founded by Chicago investors Jeff Heitzman and Nick Moran.

Cybrary offers free MOOC courses in cybersecurity-related fields. It has grown a quick following, accumulating more than 175,000 users worldwide, according to the company.

“Our vision is to make Cybrary the largest and most influential online cyber security community,” cofounder Ryan Corey said in a press release. “One that is fueled by free learning and a robust job and resume market for tackling the industry skills and talent gap.”

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