BoomWriter Media Inc., a collaboration tool for the crowdsourcing of writing content in schools and colleges, has closed a new round of funding worth $4.1 million.
An early childhood programs provider, a startup focused on college loan acquisition, and a company that helps schools monitor online activity all raised new funding.
Customers’ needs and wants prompted Listenwise to add new features and resources to the product. Customer feedback is key.
In this week’s dealmaking news, Amanat Holdings increased its stake in Taaleem Holdings, a provider of K-12 education in the United Arab Emirates, and Copenhagen-based Peergrade raised $1.5 million.
K-12 communication platform provider Edlio acquired Scholantis, a Canadian provider of school district websites and digital portals. Also, CollegeVine and Really Good Stuff announced new partnerships.
Speaking at NY Ed Tech Week, the Success Academy Charter Schools founder decried the tendency of some leaders to view ed-tech as being “a savior” in education.
A fresh eye in solving problems is essential for entrepreneurs, but valuing experience is also important.
Scientific Learning Corp., based in California, will acquire BrainMaps, a Chinese blended learning company.
Districts often focus on the need for a data dashboard, but many other factors should be considered when building an effective data system.
Last spring we decided to launch a series of webinars since we had never done webinars before. We know teachers are pressed for time but eager to learn and hone their craft. We thought giving teachers and administrators the option of a free webinar might interest them and be convenient to listen to live, or view the recording in their own time.
What we found blew us away.