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Smarterer Flock

HEDLINE: Smarterer raises $1.6 million launches Enterprise Data Product

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Smarterer, a platform that tests and scores job seekers on the tools they use every day through crowdsourced tests raised a $1.6 million led by Rethink Education with participation of True Ventures, Boston Seed Capital and Deborah Quazzo.

This latest round brings the total funding raised to $4.6 million. Rethink Education Managing partner Rick Segal will join Smarterer’s board of directors.

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Sympoz Craftsy

With $35 million in fresh funding Sympoz is powering the Gig Economy

Sympoz, the startup behind craft centered how to course site Craftsy, is quite a fascinating player in the edtech space. Though it has raised $56 million in total funding, with the latest round of $35 million in December, it has not received that much coverage.

Probably because the craft space does not seem to be that relevant in the overall picture of revolutionizing education and preparing people for a new world in which everyone needs to know how to code. Well, as you might guess already, I beg to differ.

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