Company provides standardized API for K-12 to get data to outside developers.
Clever Raises $10 Million from Sequoia, Ryan Lawler, TechCrunch
in Big Data, Investment, Clever | Permalink
The Russian platform lets users posti and view paid educational and informative content.
BeSmart.net Scores $4M from Education Matrix, East West Digital News
in Industry Facts, Investment | Permalink
Company is the largest provider of adult English language training in Brazil.
Brazil's Grupo Multi Bought by Pearson for $720 Million, Reuters
in Big Deals, Investment, Language Learning, Pearson | Permalink
The company built an online destination for buying education apps, but needed distribution help.
Chalkable Acquired by STI, Tony Wan, edSurge
in Apps, Investment | Permalink
From three (soon to be announced) partner universities, GSV Capital and Learn Capital.
Coursera Nabs $20M More, Christina Farr, VentureBeat
in Investment, MOOCs, Coursera | Permalink
Language learners interact with native speakers to learn through conversation, immersion.
Colinga Raises $2.4M From Atlas, 500 Startups, More, Rip Empson, TechCrunch
in Investment, Language Learning, Verbling | Permalink
The startup offers a one-stop platform for online instructors to host their lessons
Ex-Amazonians Raise $950K for Online Instruction Platform, Taylor Soper, GeekWire
in e-Learning, Investment | Permalink
Co app offers digital library of 18K titles, w quizzes to improve literacy weakness.
LightSail Education Raises $3.5M Led by Viceroy Capital, Lora Kolodny, Wall Street Journal
in Adaptive Learning, Apps, e-Books/Textbooks, Investment | Permalink
Platform lets textbook publishers easily add interactive & multimedia content to textbooks.
Gutenberg Technology Gets $6.5 Million From BNP Paridas, Publishers Weekly
in e-Books/Textbooks, Investment | Permalink
Co makes kindergarten readiness iPad apps that combine entertaining videos & games.
Kidaptive Raises $10.1M Series B Led by Formation 8, Sarah Perez, TechCrunch
In the textbook world, Wall St seems to be siding with tried & true over new ideas, for now.
Ups & Downs Of Education: Houghton Mifflin Flies, Chegg Falls, Steve Schaefer, Forbes
in e-Books/Textbooks, Investment, News, Chegg | Permalink
The site produces and airs live continuing-education classes.
CreativeLive Raises $21.5M for Live, Online Classes, Liz Gannes, AllThingsD
in e-Learning, Investment, CreativeLive | Permalink
IPO values the company at nearly $1.1 billion.
Chegg Books Nearly $200M in SV 1st Post-Twitter IPO, Owens & Delevett, SJ Mercury News
in Big Deals, e-Books/Textbooks, Higher Ed, Investment, News, Chegg | Permalink
Sources say Kno sold for $15M. Intel ($20M investor) wanted the hardware IP, employees.
How Much Kno Sold for & Why It Failed, Om Malik, GigaOm
in Investment, News, Kno | Permalink
Why would Intel, the world’s largest chip maker, acquire an education company?
Kno Acquired by Intel, Ingrid Lunden, Rip Empson, TechCrunch
in Classroom Tech, e-Books/Textbooks, Investment, Apple, BenchPrep, Google, Kno, TenMarks | Permalink
Boston-based H-M, publishing since 1832, last yr got 88% of revenue from its edu segment.
Houghton Mifflin Seeks Up to $292 Million in IPO, Leslie Picker, Bloomberg
in Investment, News, Houghton Mifflin | Permalink
Chegg CEO is a former Yahoo exec. Backers include Kleiner Perkins, Insight, Pinnacle.
Chegg Seeks to Raise Up to $172.5 Million in I.P.O., M. J. De La Merced, NYT
Co (specializing in higher ed) trimmed its initial public offering amid sluggish demand.
Brazil Educational Co. Anima Raises $215 Million from IPO, Rogerio Jelmayer, WSJ
in Big Deals, Higher Ed, Investment | Permalink
It's part of a plan to rival LMS powerhouses like Blackboard, Desire2Learn, Instructure.
Adrenna Purchased by Gilfus Ventures, Bill Flook, Business Journal (Washington)
in Investment, Learning Mgt Systems, Blackboard, Desire2Learn, Instructure | Permalink
Plasmyd, a search engine & discussion platform, has indexed 60M research papers.
Plasmyd Acquired by Academia.edu, Kim-Mai Cutler, TechCrunch
in Higher Ed, Investment, Academia.edu, Elsevier , ResearchGate | Permalink
The co provides software to help IT administrators and teachers nimbly filter the internet.
Securly Raises Over $1M From Michael Baum, NCVF, Others, Tony Wan, edSurge
in Edu Infrastructure & Security, Investment, NSVF | Permalink
The company runs and analyzes surveys at 4,000 K-12 schools.
Panorama Wins $4 Million Investment from Zuckerbergs, Others, Liz Gannes, AllThingsD
in Big Data, Investment, Facebook | Permalink
The startup provides a collaborative note, lecture & textbook platform for university students.
OneClass Raises $1.6M, Led by SAIF, Darrell Etherington, TechCrunch
in Higher Ed, Investment, Social Learning | Permalink
Amount undisclosed. Open Air’s iPad books are already built using Inkling technology.
One iOS eBook Publisher Snaps Up Another, Laura Hazard Owen, GigaOM
in e-Books/Textbooks, Investment, Inkling | Permalink
FarmVille creator & NSVF showcase 1st class of new ed-tech accelerator co.lab.
Would You Enroll in an Accelerator Put On By Zynga? Andrea Huspeni, Reuters
in Accelerators & Incubators, Investment, NSVF, Zynga | Permalink
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