Ambient Insight report draws the wrong conclusions about size of edtech investments.
Are Investors Reluctant to Invest Large Amounts in Edtech? Kirstin Winkler, edukwest
in Khan Academy, Lore (Coursekit), Noodle, Op-Ed | Permalink
Noodle wants to build a marketplace of services around ed search, like Google's model.
Noodle Acquires Lore to Build Ed Marketplace Around Search, Rip Empson, TechCrunch
in Investment, Lore (Coursekit), Noodle | Permalink
VCs gamble that online ed startups will remake the system through cheaper alternatives.
Can Venture Capital Fix Our Dysfunctional Educational System? Antone Gonsalves, ReadWrite
in 2U (2tor), Coursera, e-Learning, Higher Ed, Lore (Coursekit), NSVF, Udacity | Permalink
There’s a litany of resources being created on a daily basis.
25 EdTech Startups Worth Knowing, Katie Lepi, Edudemic
in Coursera, edX, General Assembly, Knewton, Lore (Coursekit), StraighterLine, Top 'x' Lists, Udacity, Udemy | Permalink
Thiel-backed Lore's platform is part Facebook & part Blackboard, for courses.
Now in 600+ Schools, Lore Gives Higher Ed a Social Network, Rip Empson, TechCrunch
in Higher Ed, Lore (Coursekit), Social Learning | Permalink
One of the hottest startup sectors right now is education.
A Million Education Startups But No One to Acquire Them, Alyson Shontell, Business Insider
in 2U (2tor), Knewton, Lore (Coursekit), Op-Ed | Permalink
“If you look at education, there’s no wiring,” said Coursekit CEO. “It’s not plugged in and there lies the opportunity.”
Coursekit Raises $5Million for Social Networks Around Courses, Jenna Wortham, NYT
in Investment, Lore (Coursekit), Social Learning | Permalink
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