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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.

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.

April 17, 2015

Venture Capital Roundup: Three Ed-Tech Deals and a $1.5B Acquisition

Three ed-tech companies raised nearly $20 million and LinkedIn entered the education market with a $1.5 billion acquisition of lynda.com.

April 06, 2015

Venture Capital Roundup: Four Ed-Tech Companies Secure New Funding

Four ed-tech companies brought in a combined $7.8 million of funding, for everything from a platform to track student academic data to an adaptive learning platform.

March 31, 2015

Classkick Raises $1.7M to Help Teachers Provide Personalized Feedback

Classkick, an ed-tech startup that allows teachers to provide personalized, realĀ­-time feedback to students working on iPads, raised $1.7 million in seed funding.

March 20, 2015

WriteReader, Top Selling Reading App, to Expand Into U.S. Market

Denmark's WriteReader, an app that enables children to create digital books as they learn how to read, will be expanding into the U.S. market.

February 27, 2015

Venture Capital Roundup: Week of February 23rd

Fedora, LocoMotive Labs, and EdTrips headlined a busy week of K-12 venture capital.

February 23, 2015

NoRedInk Raises $6M to Teach Writing Using Hit TV Shows, Student Hobbies

NoRedInk, a website that uses student interests to create grammar and writing exercises, raised $6 million in a Series A round.

February 20, 2015

Listen Current Raises $950K to Bring Public Radio into the Classroom

Listen Current, a curator of public radio stories geared towards science, social studies, and English/language arts classrooms, raised $950,000 in seed funding.

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