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Putting a stop to the skyrocketing costs of higher education.

High-school graduates, working parents, motivated professional – StraighterLine helps all types of students afford the education they need to get where they want to go.

Company

StraighterLine allows students to take entry-level courses online for a fraction of the cost of a brick-and-mortar school, and receive credits from accredited partner institutions.


Vision

To bring value back to higher education, so that students face greater opportunities and no debt.


What City Light Capital saw

  • Founder with 15 years of experience in online higher education
  • Advisory board of distinguished higher education administrator and industry leaders
  • Strong relationships with colleges, publishers and policy-makers
  • Disruptive business model helping to solve the student debt crisis
  • Student-proven value proposition

City Light Team

Josh Cohen
Matt Cohen
Greg Gunn