Source: AltSchool

Mark Zuckerberg and Silicon Valley VCs Invest $100 Million in a Startup Elementary School

AltSchool, founded by an ex-Google executive, promises young students a more personalized education for about $21,000 a year

Add an elementary school to the list of ventures attracting nine-figure sums from Silicon Valley investors. AltSchool, a chain of technology-centric private schools in San Francisco, has raised $100 million from Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg, through his family's charitable organization, as well as from Founders Fund, Andreessen Horowitz, and other backers.

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