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Who's Funding Education Technology?

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Here is the latest data on “the business of education” for XXX: Amount of venture capital invested during the month: $627,500,000 Number of investments: 17 Average investment size: $39.2 million / Median investment size: $15 million Number of acquisitions: 8 Number of mergers: 1 Number of IPOs: 0 Number added...

Just a quick note to say that I have updated my list of all education-related grants by the Gates Foundation – issued through June 2018, that is. By my calculations, the foundation has made some $62 million in grants so far in 2018, which strikes me as quite low compared...

Here is the latest data on “the business of education” for June 2018: Amount of venture capital invested during the month: $$584.4 million Number of investments: 13 Average investment size: $44.95 million / Median investment size: $5 million Number of acquisitions: 15 Number of mergers: 1 Number of IPOs: 0...

Here is the latest data on “the business of education” for XXX: Amount of venture capital invested during the month: $246.2 million Number of investments: 15 Average investment size: $18.9 million / Median investment size: $15 million Number of acquisitions: 11 Number of mergers: 1 Number of IPOs: 1 Number...

Here is the latest data on “the business of education” for XXX: Amount of venture capital invested during the month: $331 million Number of investments: 18 Average investment size: $20.7 million / Median investment size: $4 million Number of acquisitions: 13 Number of mergers: 1 Number of IPOs: 2 Number...

Here is the latest data on “the business of education” for March 2018: Amount of venture capital invested during the month: $402.5 million Number of investments: 19 Average investment size: $25.16 million / Median investment size: $5.76 million Number of acquisitions: 4 Number of mergers: 1 Number of spinoffs: 0...

Here is the latest data on “the business of education” for February 2018: Amount of venture capital invested during the month: $$180.8 million Number of investments: 19 Average investment size: $10 million / Median investment size: $6.8 million Number of acquisitions: 7 Number of mergers: 0 Number of IPOs: 2...

Just a quick note to say that I have updated my list of all education-related grants by the Gates Foundation. (There were a few made in December that I didn’t catch when I finalized my year-end numbers.) There were over 200 education grants funded in 2017, totaling more than $238.5...

Here is the latest data on “the business of education” for January 2018: Amount of venture capital invested during the month: $336.8 million Number of investments: 20 Average investment size: $16.8 million / Median investment size: $4.1 million Number of acquisitions: 14 Number of mergers: 1 Number of IPOs: 0...

I have been keeping track of “who’s funding Edsurge” for a while now as the company operates as one of the major storytellers for Silicon Valley’s ed-tech industry. In addition to investors and venture capitalists who fund the site, there is also a substantial number of companies who pay for...