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Zen Educate raises £5.6 million to solve UK teacher shortages and save schools millions

Zen Educate, the staffing platform for schools and teachers, announced £5.6 million of funding led by Europe’s largest EdTech VC, Brighteye Ventures, with support from existing investors such as Adjuvo and Nick Hungerford. The London-based startup provides an online alternative to recruitment agencies, so that schools can fill staffing needs quickly and cost-effectively. The only […]

Aula raises $4.2 million for its student communications platform

Edtech startup Aula has secured $4.2 million in seed funding from Project A, Brighteye Ventures, Sunstone, and Nordic Makers. The startup is building a communication tool for university students – or a “digital campus” – with the Aula platform. According to the founders, Anders Krohn, Adrian Franklin, and Oliver Nicolini (all formerly of Oxford), the […]

Ornikar raises €10 million for its online driving school

French startup Ornikar, which provides online resources for people learning to drive, has raised €10 million from Idinvest Partners, Partech Ventures, Elaia Partners, and Brighteye Ventures. The startup provides lower cost online-based driving and road safety tutorials. It currently has 200,000 users and operates in 250 cities in France. The new funds will be used […]

Brighteye Ventures announces new €50 million edtech fund

Brighteye Ventures, a Luxembourg-based VC firm, has closed its first edtech fund at €50 million to invest in education technology startups. The firm will invest in the seed, Series A, and B stages of edtech companies that are developing solutions and products for the education sector, from primary school through to university. It will invest […]