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.
Salesforce says its Work.com for Schools interface will help give K-12 schools data to help them reopen.
Funding for U.S. ed-tech startups has revived in recent weeks, with two firms receiving notable infusions, and one major U.S. company completing a substantial acquisition.
A firm that provides college financial aid tools has secured the largest 2020 funding round for any U.S. ed tech, as Microsoft invests in an aspiring competitor of Google.
Education company officials say COVID-19 will have a long-term impact on product design and quality, innovation, and approaches to equity.
An upskilling platform took in $32 million from Owl Ventures, and Create & Learn, a California company focused on K-12 STEM classes with real-world applications, raised $1.7 million in seed funding.
The interim CEO of the ACT talks about the company’s recent acquisitions and what’s ahead for the major provider of assessment and other services.