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Short updates on the latest happenings in edtech.

Instructure Series E EDBRIEF

EDBRIEF: Instructure raises $40 million Series E

Instructure has raised a $40 million Series E led by Insight Venture Partners with participation of Bessemer Venture Partners and EPIC Ventures.

The venture round brings the total raised by Instructure to around $90 million and it will be the last before the planned IPO later this year.

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Renaissance Learning UClass

EDBRIEF: Renaissance Learning acquires UClass

Renaissance Learning announced the acquisition of UClass, a cloud storage and content management platform that allows school districts to upload their entire curricula.

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Cerego adaptive language learning

EDBRIEF: McGraw-Hill Education and Cerego partner for Adaptive Language Learning

McGraw-Hill Education announced a partnership with Cerego, a provider of memory management tools. Under the partnership the companies will work on adaptive language learning products for K-12 students.

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Scholas Labs EdTech Accelerator

EDBRIEF: Pope Francis launches Scholas Labs EdTech Accelerator

Cross-published on EDUKWEST Europe


As part of his project Scholas Occurentes Pope Francis announced the launch of Scholas Labs last week.

Scholas Labs is a four-month edtech accelerator program which offers support with fundraising, mentorship and product tests in the Scholas network. The accelerator is supported by several tech companies like Microsoft, Google and Grupo Telecom.

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Jefferson Education Accelerator

EDBRIEF: Jefferson Education Accelerator Launch

The University of Virginia announced the launch of a new edtech accelerator program. The Jefferson Education Accelerator will focus on edtech startups in the growth stage with at least $1 million in revenue and internal data that proves the service or product is working.

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