Acadeum is a network of colleges and universities committed to sharing their best online courses to improve student progress.

Acadeum unlocks high quality online courses across higher education to scale opportunity for students and institutions.

Acadeum was founded in 2016 by Joshua Pierce, Robert Manzer, Luis Felipe Rincon, Nathan Green, and Osei Bonsu. The company is headquartered in Austin, Texas.


Acadeum has created Academic Sharing Platform™, which now supports a network of more than 200 colleges and universities to share online courses. By facilitating consortia between and among institutions, Acadeum's Academic Sharing Platform™, allows colleges and universities to seamlessly exchange academic resources, student and enrollment data, and financial payments.


Acadeum's platform has powered more than 150 separate consortia, resulting in 5,000 students completing courses. Institutions have used the consortial model to advance a variety of solutions to improve retention and graduation rates, while collectively generating over $10 million in additional revenue.


Acadeum is backed by Lumina Foundation, Rethink Education, LearnStart, Socratic Ventures and others. The company raised $7M in a Series A round on Feb 27, 2020. 



  • Year founded: 2016
  • Funding Info: $7M over 1 Round (Latest Funding Type: Series A)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 11-50
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Austin
  • State: Texas
  • Country: United States
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