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Schoology Series D FUNDED 11 2015 EDUKWEST

FUNDED: Schoology raises $32 million Series D

Schoology, a LMS for K-12 and higher education, has raised a $32 million Series D led by JMI Equity with participation from existing investors FirstMark Capital, Intel Capital, and Great Road Holdings. The company has raised a total of $57 million.

Founded in 2009, Schoology is used in more than 130 countries, reaching over 12 million users. In the past year Schoology added over 400 enterprise customers, surpassing 1000 institutions in K-12 and higher education.

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Schoology

HEDLINE: Schoology raises $15 million led by Intel Capital

Schoology, a learning management solution which provides a collaborative learning environment, has raised a $15 million venture round led by Intel Capital with participation of new investors Great Oaks Venture Capital and Great Road Holdings and existing investors FirstMark Capital and Meakem Becker Venture Capital. Intel Capital’s Sumeet Jain will join Schoology’s Board of Directors.

The round brings Schoology’s total capital raised to $25 million.

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Horse Race

VCs Are Picking Their Horses, Let the EdTech Race Begin

Editor’s Note: first published on edcetera – straight talk on edtech.


In today’s post, let’s have a look at funding and money in education technology. I can hardly imagine a better month for that topic than April 2012. This past month has been remarkable when it comes to money talk, with more than $110 million invested in education companies.

I’m sure that I even miss some nice deals on my list, but let’s concentrate on the most recognized deals and the different segments that angel investors and VCs are investing their money in these days.

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review:ed Audio Podcast

review:ed #25 Money in the Ed Game (Audio)

review:ed Audio Podcast

review:ed Episode #25

“Money in the Ed Game”

  • recorded: April 20th 2012
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Links

  • Ed News Ticker #2 April 14th 2012
    Source: EDUKWEST
  • There Are A Million Education Startups And No One To Acquire Them
    Source: Business Insider
  • We need a Dividends instead of Exits Mindset in Education
    Source: Disrupt Education
  • Teaching 2030: What We Must Do for Our Students and Our Public Schools–Now and in the Future
    Source: Amazon
  • Are Teacherpreneurs the future of education?
    Source: Good
  • EdTech Link
    Source: TeachPaperless | Prezi
  • Top Tier vs Low Cost in Education
    Source: Disrupt Education

Fundings in April 2012 so far

  • $25 million Minerva
  • $26 million + $10 million 2tor
  • $16 million Coursera
  • $10 million StraighterLine
  • $8 million Boundless Learning
  • $6 million Schoology
  • $4.75 million Treehouse
  • $2.4 million LearnZillion
  • $2.3 million Voxy
  • + several smaller fundings
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review:ed #25 Money in the Ed Game

review:ed #25 Money in the Ed Game

review:ed #25 Money in the Ed Game

In this week’s edition of review:ed Kirsten and Chris focus on one big topic: funding startups in education. They discuss the big funding month as more than $110 million went into education startups in April alone.

But what does this mean for education in general. Do those startups all need an exit like the Business Insider suggests and if so, who is going to buy them? What role do crowdfunding and entrepreneurial teachers play in this, what are the differences between them and startup founders that come from outside of education?

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Links

  • Ed News Ticker #2 April 14th 2012
    Source: EDUKWEST
  • There Are A Million Education Startups And No One To Acquire Them
    Source: Business Insider
  • We need a Dividends instead of Exits Mindset in Education
    Source: Disrupt Education
  • Teaching 2030: What We Must Do for Our Students and Our Public Schools–Now and in the Future
    Source: Amazon
  • Are Teacherpreneurs the future of education?
    Source: Good
  • EdTech Link
    Source: TeachPaperless | Prezi
  • Top Tier vs Low Cost in Education
    Source: Disrupt Education

Fundings in April 2012 so far

  • $25 million Minerva
  • $26 million + $10 million 2tor
  • $16 million Coursera
  • $10 million StraighterLine
  • $8 million Boundless Learning
  • $6 million Schoology
  • $4.75 million Treehouse
  • $2.4 million LearnZillion
  • $2.3 million Voxy
  • + several smaller fundings
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