CampusExplorer Gets $5M

Santa Monica-based Campus Explorer, which provides an online resource on universities, colleges, student loans, housing, and more to students, has raised $5M in a Series C funding round, according to a source near the firm. The funding came from Vicente Capital Partners, OCA Venture Partners, and Origin Ventures. Klaus Koch led the investment for Vicente Capital. CampusExplorer is headed by Jerry Slavonia, who was previously part of the executive at when it was acquired by eBay. CampusExplorer helps prospective college students find potential colleges, based on their interests, and also provides other college guides and information for prospective students. More information »