Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Campus Steps Gets $3M
Santa Monica-based Campus Steps, a new startup aimed at college counseling, said this morning that it has raised $3M in a funding round. The funding included $2M in a strategic investment and $1M in a venture commitment, according to the company. Names of those investors were not announced. Campus Steps was founded by Mark Eastwood, who was the former Head of Product at Rent.com/eBay. The company's Chief Technology Officer is Dave Meyer (Free Credit Report, eNeighborhoods), and its Chief Product Officer is Jeanne Anderson (DogVacay). Campus Steps is aimed at high school students, helping them to choose college. The company says it is looking to help students who aren't getting sufficient college and career guidance, by providing content, on-demand counselors, and other resources to help students develop a path to college and a career.