The Milken-Penn Graduate School of Education Business Plan Competition awarded more than $140,000 in prizes to ed-tech startups this year on its 10th anniversary.
WhiteHat Jr. raised $10 million in funding, while Classcraft received a $7.5 million investment. Trilogy Mentors, a startup, raised funding in a pre-seed round. And Renaissance has added William H. Sadlier, Inc., as a strategic partner.
The Department of Education’s Small Business Innovation Research grants focus on improving teaching, learning, and school administration in education or special education
Kahoot! has acquired two companies in one week, while Labster raised $21 million in a Series B round, Scholastic purchased a major stake in Make Believe Ideas in the U.K., College Board and MetaMetrics announced a partnership, and Wah Fu Education Group raised nearly $6 million in an IPO.
What happens when a startup pivots into the education space, but the founder isn’t from the K-12 world? Two years of self-education, iteration and relationship-building.
Education is one of the sectors where augmented reality and virtual reality hardware and content are most likely to be applicable today, according to a new survey.
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.
Millennials are the largest generation in today’s workforce and education companies are uniquely suited to attract them. But managing them effectively can be challenging.
The company once known as Musical.ly, now TikTok, has reached a $5.7 million settlement with the Federal Trade Commission over complaints that it collected personal information from children without proper consent.
Teachers Pay Teachers has been named the most innovative education company in 2019 by the business magazine, and Girls Who Code won most innovative in the non-profit category.