Barcelona-based lifelong learning startup Learnlife raises €3.1 million

Spanish-founded lifelong learning startup Learnlife has landed €3.1 million in a funding round led by BPO Capital. The company plans to use the money to grow the community of learners and educators, as well as open new “learning innovation hubs” across the world. Learnlife defines its mission as to “empower 100,000,000 learners and 100,000 schools by […]

Facebook invests in several new digital skills training programs in Europe

Facebook has announced several new initiatives to provide digital skills training to one million people in the EU by 2020. The Community Boost EU program will provide skills and assistance to help European startups and SMBs to grow and expand. The tech giant is opening new community skills hubs in Spain, Poland, and Italy and […]

UK edtech company SAM Labs raises £5.1 million in funding

SAM Labs, an edtech company based in London, has raised £5.1 million in a Series A round led by Touchstone Innovations and E15 Ventures. The company builds tools for teaching computing and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics) and will use the funds for further product development. The edtech market is tipped to […]

P2P learning platform Brainly raises $14 million in new funding

Polish edtech company Brainly, developers of a peer-to-peer learning platform, has raised $14 million led by Kulczyk Investments with participation from previous investors Naspers, General Catalyst, Point Nine Capital, and Runa Capital. In addition to the investment, the company confirmed that it has reached 100 million monthly users. This growth, it said, was bolstered last […]