Games for Change plans to fund and support teams of game developers in education and other fields with its new accelerator focused on making a difference.
The new program at the University of Southern California will have a big focus on nurturing minority- and female-owned ed-tech companies.
An ed-tech company CEO shares the pros and cons of demo day, and how to use these presentation as a springboard for investment and impact.
In this week’s dealmaking news, Lincoln Learning, a Rochester, Pa.-based nonprofit online learning and support service organization, acquired supplemental education materials provider Evan-Moor. Also, assessments provider ETS and LearnLaunch have joined forces to fund ed-tech startups.
In this week’s dealmaking news, Frontline Education announced plans to acquire K-12 business information systems provider Prologic. Also, New Markets Venture Partners closed a $68 million fund focused on education technology and innovation.
Digital House, an Argentine company that offers intensive technology courses and executive programs to the Latin American market, has raised $20 million.
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.
Leaders of the new venture capital firm Brighteye Ventures talk about what they want from companies, and what they see coming in the European ed-tech space.
BrightBytes, San Francisco-based learning analytics organization, acquires Authentica Solutions and vows to provide an “end-to-end” solution for data-driven decisions by school leaders.