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July 30, 2015

New Ed-Tech Accelerator Program Seeks Breakthroughs in K-12 Science

NewSchools Ignite, a project launched by the NewSchools Venture Fund, would make awards to companies and nonprofits for amounts between $50,000 and $150,000.

May 07, 2015

NewSchools Venture Fund Summit Showcases Charters, Ed Tech, Change

About 1,000 stakeholders in education, and three students who are currently part of it, looked at topics of school re-design, equity, and technology.

February 06, 2015

'Impact Investing' Forum Features Education Companies

Three education companies took center stage in a meeting with financiers, philanthropists, and researchers about "impact investing" that was co-sponsored by the Aspen Institute.

December 31, 2014

Venture Capital Investment in K-12 Tech Firms Jumps, and Evolves, in 2014

Venture capitalists poured $642 million into K-12 companies in 2014, a 32 percent jump over the previous year, according to the NewSchools Venture Fund.

August 21, 2014

K-12 Dealmaking: FreshGrade Brings in $4.3M to Connect Teachers, Parents

Canadian-based FreshGrade, Inc. raised $4.3 million of venture capital to expand its digital assessment and communication platform to K-12 schools throughout the United States.

April 28, 2014

Boston, Baltimore Seeking to Become Hubs for Ed-Tech Startups

Organizations in Boston and Baltimore are attempting to foster ed-tech startups by providing money, mentoring and other support to entrepreneurs.

July 23, 2013

'Innovation Index' Launched to Guide Ed-Tech Decisionmakers

A report released today offers an "innovation index" meant to help educators and businesses determine whether digital innovations deliver on their promised classroom benefits.


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