The long process to release 2021 data drew the attention of authorities in India, where Byju’s is based.
A new EdWeek Market Brief survey of education company officials finds that many venture capital deals in the market over the past year have been relatively small.
A-Street, a year-old venture capital firm, is placing a big emphasis on supporting effective curriculum, says co-founder Marc Sternberg.
The Jacobs Foundation is putting $44 million into a project to encourage venture capital firms to demand more evidence from the companies in their portfolios.
Virtual science platform Labster has raised $47 million, funding that it says will support the company’s international growth.
NewSchools Venture Fund is distributing $2.5 million to 15 organizations focused on building diversity in the teacher corps.
The philanthropist MacKenzie Scott’s donation — the largest unrestricted gift in Digital Promise’s history — is the latest in a series of grants she’s made to education organizations.
The Canada-based tutoring organization Paper has raised $270 million in Series D funding, and the Taiwanese tutoring company AmazingTalker brought in $15.5 million.
It’s the largest single donation the NewSchools Venture Fund has ever received, and it continues a string of enormous gifts to education from the philanthropist.
Four venture capitalists focused on education tell EdWeek Market Brief about pitches from companies that made them want to invest, and others that made them stay away.