Name: Think Olio
Headquarters: New York, USA
Vertical: Higher Education, Lifelong Learning
In this episode of MEP, the founder of Soomo Learning, David Lindrum, joins us to talk about the importance of instructional design, the digital evolution or lack thereof in higher education and where he sees things going.
Sphero (formerly Orbotix) introduced a new version of its popular ball-shaped robot which specifically targets the education market.
University Ventures, an investment firm focused on the higher education market, announced its $5 million seed portfolio.
The fund already made initial seed investments in a couple of edtech companies, namely technology distribution network Entangled Ventures, job skills platform ProSky, ePortfolio company Portfolium, and SaaS platform CampusLogic.
Barnes & Noble Education, the new spin-off company operating the college bookstores, plans to acquire digital businesses to accelerate its growth rather than just growing organically.