OpenEd, a free catalog of more than a million Web-based resources for the common core, raised $2 million in its first round of venture-capital funding.
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July 21, 2014
July 21, 2014
Blackboard, a well-known leader in learning management systems, recently acquired IT help desk provider Perceptis, the company's second acquisition of 2014.
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.
July 09, 2014
StudyBlue, a startup that develops on-the-go study apps, received $1.7 million from investors, bringing its total venture capital investment to over $17 million.
July 02, 2014
New Schools Network, a nonprofit dedicated to a project-based learning model, will be led by Barry Schuler, former chairman and CEO of AOL.
May 13, 2014
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's Stacey Childress will become the CEO of the NewSchools Venture Fund.
April 09, 2014
More than 50 percent of the companies receiving ed-tech financing these days are located outside U.S. borders, according to an analysis by CB Insights.
April 03, 2014
One last post before we hit the road. A thank you to our readers and the EdWeek staff, and a review of the progress we have made since launch.
March 31, 2014
In the first three months of 2014, more than half a billion dollars have flowed into ed-tech, making it the biggest funding quarter in five years.
March 11, 2014
Many people are wondering whether there is a bubble in educational technology. Has too much venture capital been invested in the sector? Have valuations gotten too high? My answer is that there is a bubble in ideas that won't work and a dearth of capital for ideas that can work.