The Post-Pandemic Outlook for Edtech

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The sudden shift gave leaders at DreamBox Learning, a math education company headquartered nearby, an early glimpse at the upheaval to come and an inkling that digital teaching tools would soon be in high demand around the country. The pandemic came early to Seattle.

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US Edtech Closes Decade with Record $1.7 Billion Raised in 2019

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According to an EdSurge database of publicly announced funding deals, investment in edtech companies reached at least $1.66 based education companies that raised a round of at least $250,000. Not as well represented in the top charts are companies serving the K-12 market.

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GSV Adds Three New Letters to Its Portfolio: MBA

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If we do this right, not only should GSV have a strategy in investing in these companies, we hope other investors see the value of the students coming out of there and are attracted to it as well,” Moe says. GSV is making a new investment in education.

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EdSurge HigherEd Year in Review: Our Top Higher Education Stories of 2018

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Now, MOOC providers like edX and Coursera are looking towards new (and sometimes paid) offerings, as well as so-called “MicroBachelors” degrees designed to break up undergraduate credential into discrete components. Cheating on Chegg? How the Company Aims to Catch Tutoring Requests That Go Too Far. It’s no surprise that students would ask for help on platforms like Chegg, which offer digital textbooks as well as tutoring and homework help.

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Fueled by Big Rounds, Edtech Funding Surges to $887M in First Half of 2017

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edtech companies last year, the dollars returned with a fury during the first six months of 2017. Company. EverFi $190 million $251 million Hero K12 $150 million $150 million Grammarly $110 million $110 million Coursera $64 million $210 million AltSchool $40 million $173 million MasterClass $35 million $56.4 Several private-equity-backed companies have invested heavily in the “platform” approach. Company. The bull is back—or is it?

Edtech Industry Magnate Michael Moe Makes a Pivot

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In the global marketplace and growth economy, your education and your knowledge makes the difference, not only for an individual but for a company and, for that matter, a country. public market cap companies. We’re starting to see companies emerge that are becoming large.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Coursera ’s 2018 Revenue Estimated to be $140 million,” Class Central estimates. Doesn’t look like the company has anyone to take his place yet. Instead, the company handed him a $90 million exit package, paid in installments of about $2 million a month for four years, said two people with knowledge of the terms.” It’s a rot at the very core of the company’s leadership team. The learn-to-code company has raised $4.6

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Hack Education Weekly News

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Not really ed-tech-related, except for all those companies saying they’re “Uber for education.” ” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via Edsurge : “ Andrew Ng , Co-Founder of Coursera , Returns to MOOC Teaching With New AI Course.” The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative ’s CTO, Brian Pinkerton , is leaving the company. Via the Coursera blog : “What’s Next in Employee Learning: Virtual Reality.”

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Edsurge profiles Dr. Chuck about his work on MOOCs with Coursera. ( No disclosure in this or its Class Central article that it shares investors with these MOOC companies.). From the Coursera blog : “Building India ’s Workforce for 2020.” the nation’s largest virtual charter school management company , as president of academics, policy, and schools. Now he’s launching a new company – and of course it’s ed-tech.

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Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via the Coursera blog : “New mobile features: Transcripts, notes, and reminders.” ” Pearson and Chegg are partnering for textbook rentals. The private student loan company has raised $50 million total, but I’m told “fintech” doesn’t “count” as ed-tech so let’s just ignore this trend, right? The adaptive learning company has raised $16 million total.

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