$75M for Chegg

[Updated 9:40 a.m. September 27, 2010] Chegg, the Santa Clara, CA-based textbook rental company that’s often called the “Netflix of textbooks,” has raised $75 million in Series E funding, bringing its total venture financing to nearly $220 million. Kara Swisher of AllThingsD first reported the news this weekend, and identified Hong Kong investment firm Ace Limited as the investor. A representative of Chegg’s public relations firm confirmed the news this morning. The new funds come on top of previous investments from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Insight Venture Partners, Gabriel Venture Partners, Foundation Capital, and others.

Wade Roush is a freelance science and technology journalist and the producer and host of the podcast Soonish. Follow @soonishpodcast

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