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Online education service Coursera on Wednesday announced a fresh round of funding from the investment arm of the World Bank and other backers. 

Coursera co-founder Andrew Ng makes a presentation on October 18, 2012 in New York City. Online education service Coursera on Wednesday announced a fresh round of funding from the investment arm of the World Bank and other backers.

The Silicon Valley-based startup said that it took in $43 million from a group of investors that included the World Bank's International Finance Corporation and Russian venture capitalist Yuri Milner.

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