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The Ed-Tech Funding Project

A Hack Education Project

The Ed-Tech Startup Deadpool


These are the ed-tech companies that have closed their doors since 2013. (Some of these were later acquired and revived.)


2017

  • Cowbird (type of company: digital storytelling; amount of funding raised: unknown)
  • Dev Bootcamp (type of company: coding bootcamp; amount of funding raised: unknown)
  • The Iron Yard (type of company: coding bootcamp; amount of funding raised: unknown)
  • Yik Yak (type of company: anonymous messaging; amount of funding raised: $73,500,000)

2016

  • Curriculet (type of company: common core aligned curriculum; amount of funding raised: $1,800,000)
  • Knowmia (type of company: video lessons; amount of funding raised: unknown)
  • Livemocha (type of company: language learning; amount of funding raised: $19,150,000)
  • Luvo (type of company: note sharing marketplace; amount of funding raised: $14,220,000)
  • Rafter (type of company: textbook rental; amount of funding raised: unknown)
  • Sharpscholar (type of company: assessment; amount of funding raised: unknown)
  • co.lab (type of company: accelerator program; amount of funding raised: unknown)

2015

  • Geddit (type of company: classroom feedback; amount of funding raised: unknown)
  • MommaZoo (type of company: social network for parents; amount of funding raised: unknown)
  • Taught It (type of company: professional network; amount of funding raised: unknown)
  • Thinkgate (type of company: assessment; amount of funding raised: unknown)

2014

  • ConnectEDU (type of company: career planning; amount of funding raised: $66,080,000)
  • LearnStreet (type of company: learn-to-code; amount of funding raised: $1,000,000)
  • Springpad (type of company: organization; amount of funding raised: $7,320,000)
  • inBloom (type of company: data infrastructure; amount of funding raised: $100,000,000)

2013

  • Alleyoop (type of company: college readiness network; amount of funding raised: unknown)
  • Claco (type of company: collaboration; amount of funding raised: unknown)
  • Formspring (type of company: social networking; amount of funding raised: $14,260,000)
  • Sliderocket (type of company: presentation software; amount of funding raised: unknown)
  • Stixy (type of company: collaboration; amount of funding raised: unknown)
  • Tutorspree (type of company: tutoring; amount of funding raised: $1,800,000)
  • Wander (type of company: language learning; amount of funding raised: unknown)
  • Xtranormal (type of company: animation; amount of funding raised: unknown)

This data is powered by a GitHub repository: Hack-Education-Data/deadpool. Last updated 1 August 2017