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Reach Capital’s Newest Education Technology Investment Fund Closes at $82 Million

Edsurge

Investing is humbling because we inevitably miss out on or pass on companies that go on to achieve great success in realizing their mission. It brought over the companies from the Seed Fund into its portfolio as well, and re-invested in 14 of them.) Since then, Reach’s focus has broadened, investing in early-stage companies building tools to support early-childhood education, postsecondary institutions and adult professional development. Blendspace was purchased by TES.

Google, Major Teacher Network Partner to Share Digital Resources, Lessons

Marketplace K-12

For its part, Google also announced that it would open up access to Google Expeditions, the app that houses a series of virtual reality “field trips” designed for K-12 classrooms. In addition to its education-related editorial content, TES.com, owned by TES Global, based in London, allows educators to browse through an extensive library of both free and premium teaching resources. There is no shortage of things we can do with a company like Google,” he said.

Newsletter: Used PCs to Chromebooks (Today), New "Privacy Con" Speakers, More GlobalEd.TV, Quotes + News

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Of particular note are the special "turn your old pcs into Chromebooks" event today, the pretty amazing new speakers we have for "Privacy Con" (the Library 2.106 event next week), and new library events in June and October ("Library as Classroom" and "Libraries of the Future").