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 […]
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 […]
The German travel tech company is supporting a new private university for digital product development.
Prodigy Finance, a UK fintech company that provides loans to students, has raised $240 million in debt and equity funding. The round of funding is made up of $200 million in debt led by an unnamed global investment bank and a Series C round of $40 million in equity led by Index Ventures with participation […]
Impero, an edtech software company based in the UK, has been acquired by Investcorp Technology Partners for £27.5 million. Impero, founded in 2002 in Nottingham, develops school network management software for the education sector for classroom monitoring and student safety online. The company has sold its software in 90 countries and has around $10 million […]
As the son and grandson of school teachers, and a student of engineering schools in France and the US, BlaBlaCar’s Frédéric Mazzella reflects on today’s education.
While entrepreneurs invest time and energy into the product or services they offer, they should also consider investing in the biggest asset at their disposal: themselves