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Aceable Seed FUNDED 10 2015 EDUKWEST

FUNDED: Aceable raises $4.7 million Seed Round

Aceable, an Austin-based edtech startup that offers app based courses in drivers education, raised a $4.7M Seed Round led by Silverton Partners with participation from Floodgate Ventures, NextGen Angels and Capital Factory.

Founded in 2012, Aceable has around 100,000 users and is available in Texas and Florida.

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Market Brief Mobile Learning India EDUKWEST

Market Brief: Mobile Learning India

Mobile learning is a growing sector in education across the globe, but it will have the largest impact in developing countries where mobile Internet outgrows, and often replaces, broadband connections at an increased speed.


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5 Key Trends in Language Learning EDUKWEST Academy

Five Key Trends in Language Learning

Having a background in language coaching, I tend to keep a close eye on the latest global trends in language learning. After a period of little innovation in the space, there is definitely a new wave of language learning startups hitting the market.

Live video lessons, the hot trend from seven years ago that proved to be little more than a flash in the pan, certainly had a chilling effect for edtech entrepreneurs and investors in the language learning space.

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Students Mobile Technology

EDBRIEF: More than 80% of Students use Mobile Technology to Study

According to a report from McGraw-Hill Education, the use of mobile devices for studying was on the rise in 2013 and 2014. 81% of the 1,700 college students surveyed used mobile devices like smartphones and tablets making them the second popular choice behind laptops.

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Mobile Internet Users in China 2014

EdTech Trends: 557 million Mobile Internet Users in China

According to data released by the CNNIC (China Internet Network Information Center) the number of mobile Internet users in China rose by over 11% to 557 million in 2014 compared to 2013.

This means that over 86% of Internet users in Mainland China are accessing the web via their mobile phone, an increase by 5%.

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