The donation will help expand D.C.'s Education Innovation Fellowship.
Microsoft donates $1 Million to Expand ‘Blended Learning’ in D.C., Emma Brown, Wash Post
in Investment, Microsoft | Permalink
In direct-to-consumer play (5-8 yr olds,) Play-i to make programmable robots for < $100.
Former Googler, Apple Engineer Tackle Educational Bots, Lauren Goode, AllThingsD
in Google, Investment, Kid-friendly Tech | Permalink
Nonprofit talks its expansion plans, including strategic partnerships with Rethink and Zynga.
NewSchoolsVF to Address Shortage of Ed-tech Capital, Christina Farr, VentureBeat
in Investment, NSVF, Zynga | Permalink
It's a place where scientists share raw data & published results available to all, for free.
The Facebook for Scientists ResearchGate Raised $20 Million, Kristin Winkler, Edukwest
in Investment | Permalink
The Series D round values company at $350 million, brings total funding to $120 million.
Miami-based Open English Raises $65 Million in 4th Round, Nancy Dahlberg, Miami Herald
in e-Learning, Investment, Language Learning, Open English | Permalink
The company's non-profit org is partnering with NewSchools Venture Fund.
Zynga to Give Educaiton-Tech Startups a Boost, Jessica E. Lessen, Wall Street Journal
in Accelerators, Investment, NSVF, Zynga | Permalink
Funding is to support staff costs, lobbying and research, but not direct campaign donations.
Walton Foundation Gives $8 million to StudentsFirst, Howard Blume, L.A. Times
in Investment, Walton Foundation | Permalink
Startup connects special-needs students with online speech & occupational therapy services.
PresenceLearning Raises $8M from New Markets Venture PRN, Leena Rao, TechCrunch
The startup aims to promote social reading and aid book discovery. To date, $8.75M raised.
BookShout raises $6M from Ambassador Enterprises, Laura Hazard Owen, paidContent
in Investment, Social Learning | Permalink
Online portfolio lets students showcase their work before having real-world job experience.
Seelio Raises $900K from First Step Fund, Others, Sarah Perez, TechCrunch
in Digital Portfolios, Investment | Permalink
With Learning Catalytics, Pearson is essentially acquiring a student response system.
Pearson Acquires Flipped Classroom Managers, Learning Catalytics, Rip Empson, TechCrunch
in Classroom Tech, Investment, Pearson, Top Hat Monocle | Permalink
Echo360 plans to use the social learning tools to boost its existing services and solutions.
ThinkBinder Bought by Echo360, Terms Undisclosed, Nick Summers, The Next Web
in e-Learning, Investment | Permalink
Company offers digital curriculum “By Teachers, For Teachers.”
LearnZillion Raises $7M in Round Led by DMC, Christina Farr, Venture Beat
in Investment, LearnZillion | Permalink
Montréal ed tech company develops digital games, products, & services for pre-schoolers.
Tribal Nova Bought by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Chris Reidy, Boston Globe
in Houghton Mifflin, Investment | Permalink
Co. boasts 25,000+ active users on its online coding education platform.
Treehouse Raises $7M to Grow Online Coding Platform, edSurge
in e-Learning, Investment, Kaplan, Treehouse | Permalink
Platform for academics and orgs to share research & collaborate via a social network.
Mendeley Bought for $69M-$100M by Elsevier, Ingrid Lunden, TechCrunch
in Big Deals, Elsevier , Investment, Social Learning | Permalink
EverTrue provides 100+ universities in 6 countries a platform to manage alumni networks.
EverTrue Nabs $5.25M to Help Schools Manage Alumni Networks, edSurge
Seattle's Livemocha, with 16 million users globally, will help Rosetta move to the cloud.
Rosetta Stone Acquires Livemocha for $8.5 Million, Ki Mae Heussner, GigaOM
in Investment, Language Learning | Permalink
Platform lets teachers create, share presentations with students’ mobile devices in realtime.
Nearpod Gets $1.5M From NewSchools, Rip Empson, TechCrunch
in Amplify, Classroom Tech, Desmos, Investment, NSVF, Top Hat Monocle | Permalink
Brings total funding to date to $12.2 million, close to its US competitor Livemocha's $14M.
Babbel raises $10 million Series B, busuu & Livemocha to follow? Kirsten Winkler, Edukwest
in Elsevier , Investment, Language Learning | Permalink
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