I once questioned the idea of outside investment for social enterprises, fearing the investment would poison the impact. Two years later, my views on investment have matured.
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June 01, 2015
April 27, 2015
A new online service aims to give education companies a competitive leg up by providing them with detailed insight on major bond issues and capital improvement projects in K-12 districts.
March 26, 2015
Educators have more control than you might think over how ed-tech startups get funded and progress.
March 02, 2015
Against the backdrop of black swan events, broken politics, and the increasing priority of initiative, here is a recap of relevant trends and judo instructions for impact investors and "edupreneurs" interested in leveraging some of those trends.
February 23, 2015
NoRedInk, a website that uses student interests to create grammar and writing exercises, raised $6 million in a Series A round.
December 24, 2014
Clever raised $30 million, Everspring attracted $10 million, and SurveyMonkey raised $250 million this month.
October 21, 2014
A new focus on getting teacher investment in new evaluation systems seems promising—but is it too little, too late?
September 23, 2014
Newsela, a startup that offers news articles written at various reading levels, raised $4.1 million from investors in a Series A round.
August 20, 2014
Desire2Learn, a Canadian-based LMS provider, raised $85 million in Series B funding, bringing its total external investment to $165 million.
July 15, 2014
Regent Education, a provider of financial aid and enrollment management for colleges, received $9 million in funding to accelerate its growth initiative.