Goldman Sachs and other investors are financing a $17 million social impact bond for the Chicago Public Schools' expansion of a pre-K program.
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October 20, 2014
October 16, 2014
While money continues to pour into ed tech at a strong pace, the number of deals by "smart-money VC firms" has slowed in 2014, according to CB Insights.
October 06, 2014
Remind, a free text messaging app for teachers, students, and parents, raised $40 million of venture capital, bringing the company's total funds raised to $59 million.
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.
September 05, 2014
Pluralsight, a major provider of online training videos for developers, IT professionals, and creative technologists, raised $135 million in Series B funding.
August 27, 2014
A company, edshelf, was brought back from the brink of collapse thanks to a fundraising campaign on Kickstarter that drew the support of educators.
August 21, 2014
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.
August 20, 2014
Desire2Learn, a Canadian-based LMS provider, raised $85 million in Series B funding, bringing its total external investment to $165 million.
August 11, 2014
Edmodo, the free social-networking-for-education site, recently raised $30 million in venture capital, bringing its total capital raised to $87 million.
July 21, 2014
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.