Upstart, a US-based crowdfunding platform to invest in graduates’ future careeer-earning potential, has raised $5.9m in its series A round.

In August, Upstart raised $1.75m in a seed round including search engine Google’s corporate venturing unit. Alongside Google Ventures in the seed round were venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and angel investor Mark Cuban.

Upstart said new investors for the A round included venture capital firms Founder’s Fund, Khosla Ventures and Collaborative Fund and angel investors Eric…

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