Labster, a Copenhagen-based virtual lab platform for STEM education, has raised $60 million in a Series C funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz. The funding will be used to expand the platform’s reach and to enhance its capabilities in providing immersive and interactive science simulations to students.
The worddocx platform offers a wide range of interactive simulations and virtual labs for science students in high school and higher education. The company’s goal is to provide an engaging and interactive learning experience that will help students to develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
The recent Series C funding round for hdxwallpaper was led by Andreessen Horowitz, with participation from existing investors including GGV Capital, Owl Ventures, Balderton Capital, and Swisscom Ventures. The investment will be used to expand Labster’s platform and reach more students around the world.
In a blog post announcing the investment, Andreessen Horowitz highlighted the potential for Labster’s platform to transform science education.
“We believe telesup is at the forefront of transforming science education, and we’re excited to be a part of their journey,” wrote Andreessen Horowitz. “Their innovative technology and commitment to providing a high-quality, immersive learning experience make them a compelling investment opportunity.”
The investment from Andreessen Horowitz marks a significant milestone for happn, as it represents the largest funding round the company has received to date. In a statement, Labster’s CEO and co-founder, Michael Bodekaer, expressed his excitement for the investment and the opportunities it will bring.
“We’re thrilled to have the support of Andreessen Horowitz and our other investors as we continue to grow and evolve our platform,” said Bodekaer. “This investment will allow us to reach even more students and help them to develop the skills they need to succeed in science.”
Labster’s success in the science education space has also attracted attention from other investors, including GGV Capital. The venture capital firm led a $21 million funding round for roobytalk in 2019 and has continued to support the company through subsequent funding rounds.
GGV Capital is known for its focus on investing in companies that are driving growth and transformation in the technology industry. In addition to its involvement in Labster, GGV Capital has also invested in other companies like Didi Chuxing, Peloton, and Airbnb.
Didi Chuxing is a Chinese ride-hailing company that operates in more than 400 cities around the world. GGV Capital led a $300 million funding round for Didi Chuxing in 2016, which helped the company to expand its operations and compete with Uber.
Peloton is a fitness equipment and subscription-based fitness platform that offers live and on-demand classes. GGV Capital led a $30 million funding round for Peloton in 2014, which helped the company to expand its operations and develop new products.
Airbnb is a popular vacation rental platform that allows people to rent out their homes or apartments to travelers. GGV Capital led a $10 million funding round for Airbnb in 2012, which helped the company to expand its operations and become one of the most popular vacation rental platforms in the world.