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July 22, 2015

Ed-Tech Venture Capital Boom, and the K-12 Part of the Pie: It's Complicated

Investment in ed-tech startups hit $2.3 billion in the year ending June 30, but K-12 schools aren't the largest slice of the pie, according to CB Insights.

July 20, 2015

Venture Capital Roundup: Fullbridge Raises $15 Million to Close the 'Workplace Skills Gap'

Four education companies brought in more than $20 million of venture capital.

July 17, 2015

Which Cities Are the Top Ed-Tech Hubs?

Los Angeles-area officials are trying to stoke their region's attractiveness as a hub for ed-tech companies, and other cities are trying to do the same.

June 19, 2015

Venture Capital Roundup: $45M Deal Leads the Latest Funding Rounds

Four ed-tech companies raised more than $50 million of venture capital and Rosetta Stone entered a partnership that could increase its footprint in high schools.

June 16, 2015

Investment in China's Ed-Tech Market Is Surging, Report Says

Ed-tech companies in China have drawn a surge of investment over the past two years, according the market research company CB Insights.

June 05, 2015

Venture Capital Roundup: Tutoring Startups Lead Latest Funding Rounds

Three ed-tech companies raised $3.5 million while a new Pearson Education partnership aims to connect the classroom to the real world through public radio.

June 03, 2015

K-12 Dealmakers to Focus on Adaptive Learning, Assessment, Report Says

Mergers and acquisition opportunities in K-12 will focus on companies that provide adaptive learning and online assessments, according to Berkery Noyes.

June 02, 2015

Chicago Board Member Deborah Quazzo to Step Down at End of Term

Deborah Quazzo, whose investments in ed-tech companies doing business with the Chicago district have drawn criticism, said she will resign at the end of her term this summer.

May 21, 2015

Venture Capital Roundup: Four Funding Rounds and Maybe an IPO

Four ed-tech companies secured big venture capital deals, while one of the largest education publishers might go public this fall.

May 14, 2015

Education Business Competition Awards $140K in Prizes to Ed-Tech Startups

Winners of the sixth annual Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition were announced Wednesday, with $140,000 in funding awarded to emerging ed-tech startups.

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