Civitas Learning Lands $4.1M

Austin-based Civitas Learning, a new startup focused on helping college students better select classes and majors, has raised $4.1M in a funding round, the firm said Thursday. The round came from Austin Ventures, First Round Capital, and Floodgate. Civitias Learning is headed by Charles Thornburgh, who was previously at executive at academic test preparation firm Kaplan. He also founded, a company acquired by Kaplan in 2002. More information »