Outschool previously raised $1.4m in mid-2017 seed round.

Outschool, the US-based online education provider backed by children’s entertainment producer Sesame Workshop, secured $8.5m on Tuesday in a series A round co-led by VC firm Union Square Ventures and education investment firm Reach Capital.

It had previously raised $1.4m in mid-2017 seed round co-led by Sesame Workshop’s Collab+Sesame fund and VC firm Collaborative Fund that included Y Combinator, SV Angel, FundersClub, Spectrum28, Learn Capital and Caterina Fake.