A U.S.-based provider of social-emotional learning products is partnering with a Chinese company, and Discovery Education has acquired a virtual/augmented reality company.
European and Asian vendors with smart approaches to branding, distribution, and choosing markets are finding their way in the United States. American companies should take note.
Hands-on coding and STEM education company SAM Labs raises $8.9 million; China-based Bright Scholar acquires British international schools network; Blue Canoe wins $500,000 from Qualcomm; ByteDance leads investment in Minerva Project.
By 2025, $6 billion will be spent on AI in education, according to the researchers, who identified six areas to watch where the technology could generate value in K-12 and beyond.
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.
Byju’s, an India-based company that has attracted a torrent of venture capital, is poised to sell its mobile learning app to U.S. parents, and potentially schools.
School districts and private schools can now join colleges by providing virtual reality experiences of their campuses to attract international students through the U.S. Commercial Service.
U.S.-based ed-tech companies interested in learning more about exporting can apply for a new trade mission focused on Latin America.
In This Two-Minute Tip, EdWeek Market Brief Senior Editor Sean Cavanagh talks about the common mistakes education companies make in trying crack the Chinese market, and how they can overcome them.
EdWeek Market Brief moderated three sessions at the recent ASU/GSV summit, all of them captured on video: on open educational resources; the Chinese education market, and the role of Amazon, Apple, Google, and Microsoft in U.S. schools.