The assessment and research organization ETS recently launched a venture capital arm. The fund’s managing director, Ralph Taylor-Smith, talks with EdWeek Market Brief about its ambitions.
India’s ed-tech sector is accelerating rapidly, thanks to a surge of investments and acquisitions, and a new interest in digital learning within the country during COVID.
Brighteye Ventures plans to raise a total of $88 million for its second venture capital fund, with a focus on companies that can deliver education “better, faster, cheaper.”
BEGiN, the startup that offers the Homer early learning program, recently announced a funding round that includes backing from LEGO Ventures, Gymboree Play & Music and Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit behind Sesame Street.
Salesforce launched a $100 million social impact fund on Tuesday, and education is one of four areas targeted for investment.
Amit Patel, a managing director at Owl Ventures, talks about how his venture capital firm makes decisions about investment, and the forces he sees in play in the market during COVID-19.
A Washington, D.C.-based startup is adding learning functionalities to Zoom, and India’s ed-tech industry raised $1 billion during the last six months of the country’s financial year.
ETS Strategic Capital will make private-equity investments and participate in mergers and acquisitions in K-12, higher education, and workforce education.
The venture capital firm Owl Ventures has created two new funds that will support new investments and follow-on investments in its existing portfolio.
The amount of venture capital flowing into ed-tech companies has already topped $4.8 billion, fueled by money flowing to companies in China and India.