Fewer Deals, More Money: U.S. Edtech Funding Rebounds With $1.2 Billion in 2017
DECEMBER 19, 2017
MOOC companies typically account for the bump in the “Post-Secondary” category, but aside from Coursera’s $64 million Series D round, few other companies focused in higher education scored a large deal. In the past, publishers such as Pearson and McGraw-Hill were counted on to be the exit strategy. Yet recent years have been rough for traditional publishers like Pearson, which is in a turnaround phase. Is education technology investing back on track?