EmpowerU on Tuesday announced a $1 million seed funding round, led by Twin Cities venture firm Capita3, to launch a social-emotional learning product.
Instructure, maker of the popular Canvas LMS, has acquired Certica Solutions, a major assessment provider based in Wakefield, Mass.
Recent weeks saw acquisitions involving AI platforms, math platform providers, and assessment companies.
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.
Cambium Learning Group announced the acquisition of language learning powerhouse Rosetta Stone, and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is backing an Indian ed-tech startup.
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.
Weld North Education has acquired social-emotional learning provider PurposePrep.
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.
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.
In the latest issue of K-12 Dealmaking, Asia remains especially active, and a Denver-based tech firm receives an investment that will aid education workforce development.