education software

  • SoftBank Leads $6 Million Round For Ed-Tech Startup EdCast

    SoftBank Leads $6 Million Round For Ed-Tech Startup EdCast

    After winning big with the Alibaba public offering, SoftBank Capital has returned to the early stage market yet again, this time to lead a $6 million investment into EdCast, a new online education company launched by serial entrepreneur Karl Mehta. It’s the second time SoftBank has backed one of Mehta’s startups. Mehta had previously founded PlaySpan, a manager of virtual… Read More

  • PETA Foots The Bill For Virtual Frog Dissection Software In India

    PETA Foots The Bill For Virtual Frog Dissection Software In India

    PETA, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, is offering to sponsor software that lets students poke around the innards of frogs — without actually, you know, poking around the innards of frogs. The offer is being made to schools and colleges in India that agree to give students a choice of cutting into real or virtual frog flesh — or indeed replacing traditional dissection… Read More