CBTec, the Finnish startup behind the LMS / MOOC platform Eliademy raised seed funding from Inventure. Though the amount has not been disclosed, TechCrunch estimates the round at €200.000.
Eliademy is also planning to raise a €4 million Series A by December 2014.
Indian edtech startup Learning Edge Academy of Professionals (LEAP) has raised an undisclosed amount of angel funding from Sarthi Angel Venture Foundation (SAVF).
This is the first investment of SAVF which was launched last August by Sarthi Group, a financial services company.
Instructure Canvas announced that it opened an office in London, bringing the Canvas LMS to the UK. The local team is already working together with the University of Birmingham, Henley Business School, Condè Nast College of Fashion & Design and Wolsey Hall Oxford.
Earlier this week Harvard announced that it will replace its in-house developed LMS iSites with Canvas by the 2016-17 academic year.
Editor’s Note: This article has first been published on edcetera – straight talk on edtech.
Today’s article goes back to the origins of my career in blogging. When somebody asks me how I got started I usually tell him or her that it was really quite accidental. Based on having a successful tutoring business online I soon got so many questions from fellow tutors and online educators about how to establish their own online presence that it really made more sense to put my thoughts and advice out there in form of a blog than to answer each question in an individual email.