European private equity firm IK Investment Partners has agreed to acquire Studienkreis GmbH, a provider of tutoring services in Germany.
WorldStrides, headquartered in Charlottesville, Va., has received a $500 million strategic investment. And math education company Carnegie Learning and assessment provider NWEA have partnered on a new learning platform.
Panorama Education raised $16 million from investors who include the Emerson Collective and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.
Wonder Workshop, a creator of robots designed to teach kids of all ages creative problem solving, coding, and robotics, has closed a Series C funding round and associated financing of $41 million.
Tech training company Galvanize has raised $7 million in a funding round led by ABS Capital Partners and University Ventures, and Canadian publisher Nelson has forged yet another education-focused partnership.
Learning platform provider Chegg announced its acquisition of Cogeon, and ed-tech investor Owl Ventures closed an $185 million funding round.
In this week’s dealmaking news, European education fund Educapital closed its first funding round. Also, an African ed-tech accelerator unveiled its first cohort and a few ed-tech companies unveiled new partnerships.
A Canadian investment company, Volaris, has acquired Edumate; also, Australian learning platform Moodle has raised $6 million.
In this week’s dealmaking news, St. Louis-based Varsity Tutors acquired UK-based First Tutors. In addition, RYB Education, a Chinese early child education provider, announced its initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange.
A handful of ed-tech companies raised funds including literacy solutions provider ThinkCERCA, Chinese ed-tech platform Gaosi Education and higher education learning community Packback.