Academic research startup Citelighter raises $1.5M
- Baltimore, Md., ed tech startup Citelighter announced Wednesday that it raised $1.52 million in a round of seed funding from John Cammack; Frank Bonsal, Jr.; and David Warnock.
- Citelighter is an academic research platform that lets students virtually highlight and save information found online, and then automatically generates citations for use in papers.
- Co-founder and CEO Saad Alam told InTheCapital that the company will add up to seven employees to its current roster of 14 by the end of the year, but what exactly it does with the new funding beyond that has yet to be revealed.
Citelighter is starting its year off by continuing its growth from 2013, a year in which it raised $950,000. It's not hard to understand how that growth has picked up, either — wouldn't you have liked a tool that automatically produced citations for you when you were in school?
- In The Capital Baltimore Edtech Startup Citelighter Raises $1.5M
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