Public Fundraise Announcement
Coursedog, the leading Academic Operations Platform for higher education, announced today that it has received a $90 million strategic growth investment from JMI Equity (“JMI”), a growth investment firm focused on investing in leading software companies. Gregg Scoresby, former CEO of CampusLogic, also participated in the investment.
Since its founding in 2018 by Columbia University students Justin Wenig & Nicholas Diao, Coursedog has been dedicated to building software that breaks down barriers to opportunity for students. Coursedog’s flagship Academic Operations Platform enables higher education institutions to optimize curriculum planning, course scheduling, event management, and catalog management. The software serves as a central user experience and integration point to enable efficiency, consistency, and data-driven decision-making. Coursedog’s 170+ customers include a diverse group of higher education institutions, such as Columbia University, Brookdale Community College, Dallas Baptist University and City University of New York.
“We raised capital to continue to establish ourselves as a top startup for attracting mission-driven talent and to double down on partner success.” said Justin Wenig, Coursedog Co-founder and CEO. “We have an opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of students by empowering administrators at colleges and universities. We partnered with JMI because of their track record working with mission-driven businesses that serve higher education, and the opportunity that the investment will offer for accelerating product development and customer success.”
About Coursedog: A three-time Forbes Top 500 Startup Employer, Coursedog is the leading Academic Operations Platform for Higher Education institutions.
About JMI Equity: JMI Equity is a growth equity firm focused on investing in leading software companies. Founded in 1992, JMI has invested in over 175 businesses in its target markets, successfully completed over 110 exits, and raised more than $7.5 billion of committed capital. JMI partners with exceptional management teams to help build their companies into industry leaders. For more information, visit www.jmi.com.