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
He will take of the seat currently held by Martha J. Kanter, who is returning to academia.
NewSchools CEO Ted Mitchell Tapped For Dept of Ed Job, Betsy Corcoran, edSurge
in News, NSVF | 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
Newsela is a website with hundreds of news articles targeted to schoolchildren.
Newsela gets $1.2M to Bring Daily News to Kids, Christina Farr, VentureBeat
in Investment, NSVF | Permalink
Co's product helps kids read news. Partnered w AP, Reuters, L.A. Times, Chicago Tribune
Newsela Raises $1.2M To Help Kids Read the News, Tony Wan, edSurge
He's the Executive Director of non-profit, ReadWorks.org, now backed by NSVF.
Do You Comprehend? Victor Rivero, edtechdigest
in Who's Who, NSVF | Permalink
Boston-based Ellevation makes software for English Language Learners & ELL teachers.
Ellevation Raises $2.35 Million from NSVF, Others, edSurge
The San Francisco-based education analytics company will expand team of data scientists.
Education Data Startup BrightByes Raises $2.5 Million, Erin Griffith, PandoDaily
in Big Data, Investment, NSVF | Permalink
Tom Friedman, Arne Duncan, Laurene P. Jobs, John Seely Brown, John Doerr, Mark Pincus
NewSchools Summit 2013 Recap, Tony Wan, edSurge
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
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
Platform lets teachers create, share presentations with students’ mobile devices in realtime.
Nearpod Gets $1.5M From NewSchools, Rip Empson, TechCrunch
in Classroom Tech, Investment, Amplify, Desmos, NSVF, Top Hat Monocle | 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 e-Learning, Higher Ed, 2U (2tor), Coursera, Lore (Coursekit), NSVF, Udacity | Permalink
10 yrs ago it was all about Silicon Valley, but now Oakland is emerging as an edtech hotspot.
Smart Cities: San Francisco, Tom Vander Ark, Getting Smart
in ClassDojo, Clever, Desmos, Grockit, Inkling, NSVF, Piazza, Quizlet, TenMarks, Udemy, Verbling | Permalink
A must-read on the state of the web.
Mary Meeker's 2012 'State of the Internet' Presentation, Business Insider
in Industry Facts, News, NSVF | Permalink
15 Folks who will change everything, from the way we teach math to how we train teachers.
Impact 15: Classroom Revolutionaries, Caroline Howard, Forbes
in Top 'x' Lists, Who's Who, Apple, Coursera, DreamBox Learning, edX, Gates Foundation, K12, Inc., Khan Academy, Knewton, Kno, NSVF, Udacity | Permalink
Graph showing venture stage, investment amount, and number of investments.
A Closer Look at Ed tech Funding for K-12 Startups, Jen Carolan, NSVF
in Industry Facts, News, Stats, NSVF | Permalink
There are more than 130 education tech and learning-oriented startups in the Boston area.
Smart Cities: Boston, Tom Vander Ark, Education Week
in MOOCs, News, edX, NSVF | Permalink
Goalbook is a mobile platform for special ed teachers to manage individual learning plans.
NSVF Invests in Goalbook, NSVF News
in Apps, Classroom Tech, Investment, NSVF | Permalink
Funding will let EdSurge expand coverage & develop independent reviews of edtech products.
Washington Post, NewSchools Venture Fund Back EdSurge, EdSurge
VC funding into the K-12 market went from $130 million in 2010 to $334 million in 2011.
K-12 Marketplace Sees Major Flow of Venture Capital, Katie Ash, Education Week
in Industry Facts, News, Social Learning, Stats, Edmodo, Grockit, NSVF | Permalink
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