Credible Series A FUNDED 09 2015 EDUKWEST

FUNDED: Credible raises $10 million Series A

Credible, a student loan marketplace, raised a $10 million Series A led by Soul Htite with participation from Ron Suber and Scott Langmack.

Founded in 2012, Credible previously raised $2.7 million in seed funding. The startup offers personalized refinancing offers from numerous lenders.

Earlier this months student loan marketplace CommonBond raised a $35 million Series B.

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Civitas Learning Series D FUNDED 09 2015 EDUKWEST

FUNDED: Civitas Learning raises $60 million Series D

Civitas Learning, a data analytics platform for higher education institutions, announced that Warburg Pincus is leading a Series D of up to $60 million in the company. Austin Ventures, Emergence Capital Partners, Gera Venture Capital, Rethink Education and SJF Ventures are also participating.

Founded in 2011, Civitas Learning has raised a total of nearly $89 million. The new funding will be used to expand operations internationally and to fund strategic acquisitions.

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MEP 090 Allan Staker Brain Chase Productions

MEP #090 with Allan Staker, CEO of Brain Chase Productions

In this episode of MEP, I talk to Allan Staker, CEO of Brain Chase Productions, about the application called Brain Chase, a 5-week long treasure hunt that enhances math, reading and writing skills for kids during the summer.

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MathCrunch EdTech Startup Profile EDUKWEST

MathCrunch – EdTech Startup Profile

Name: MathCrunch
Headquarters: San Francisco, USA
Vertical: K-12, Higher Education
Tech: Web App, Mobile App

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Portfolium Venture Round FUNDED 09 2015 EDUKWEST

FUNDED: Portfolium raises $1.2 million Venture Round

Portfolium, a skills marketplace connecting students and employers, raised an additional $1.2 million venture round led by University Ventures, Seed San Diego and Vertical Venture Partners bringing the total the startup raised to $2.1 million.

Founded in 2013, Portfolium helps students to create digital portfolios, displaying their skills and work samples as an alternative to classic resumes.

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