VoLT, a startup based in India, has raised an undisclosed amount of seed funding from YMS Mobitech, a tech-based distribution company, according to press reports.
Ed-tech startups Firefly Learning and Handshake scored funds from investors.
Chinese app provider Knowbox raised $15 million while HarukaEdu, a technology solutions provider based in Jakarta, raised $2.2 million.
Brightwheel, which won “Shark Tank” funding from Mark Cuban and Chris Sacca earlier this year, has acquired the MyChild platform, while CollegeVine, a college application provider, gained $3.1 million in funding.
South Africa-based SPARK Schools gained $9 million from a philanthropic investor and Triseum, a company that develops learning games, raised $2 million.
VIPKID, a company that created an online English language-learning platform in China, has pledged $10 million for creating a research institute as part of a global education research strategy.
PowerSchool acquired Chalkable; also, content management software provider Edlio raised $40 million and chemistry kit company MEL Science gained $2.5 million.
K-12 data platform Schoolzilla acquired Decision Science Labs. Also, codeSpark, an online platform that teaches children how to code, raised $4.1 million.
McGraw-Hill Education acquired Redbird Advanced Learning, LLC, a digital personalized learning company; in addition, educational content company Cengage acquired WebAssign.
Recent deals include Finnish learning game developer Lightneer and social learning platform Yellowdig receiving new investments from the venture capital world.