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UK edtech company Busuu acquires Verbling to expand its language learning platform

Busuu, the London-based leader in language learning, has acquired Verbling in a double-digit million dollar deal. In the $60 billion language learning industry, Busuu aims to be the most comprehensive product on the market, which is why the business is buying Verbling, a live-video tutoring platform. So far, the London-based edtech company offers AI-powered grammar […]

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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 […]

SaaS e-learning platform LearnWorlds gets $1.1 million in seed money to spur growth

LearnWorlds, a Greece and UK-based edtech company that allow trainers and businesses to launch and monetise their branded online schools and training centers, has closed a $1.1 million seed round led by Marathon Venture Capital.  Panos Papadopoulos, a partner at Marathon Venture Capital, shares the reasoning behind the recent funding: “LearnWorlds is a rare breed of […]

Kahoot acquires Poio to expand its learning platform

Oslo-based Kahoot! appears to be on a bit of an acquisition spree as it attempts to build out its popular learning platform. Last week, it announced its purchase of DragonBox, a startup that builds math apps, for $18 million. Today, the Norwegian company is announcing its acquisition of Poio, also based in Oslo, for an […]