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  • Amazon Snaps Up Online Math Instruction Company TenMarks To Help It Make Education Apps

    Amazon Snaps Up Online Math Instruction Company TenMarks To Help It Make Education Apps

    Amazon has announced plans to snap up online education company TenMarks. The company offers an online math curriculum currently, and Amazon VP of Kindle Dave Limp says that together, “Amazon and TenMarks intend to develop rich educational content and applications, across multiple platforms, that we think teachers, parents and students will love.” TenMarks was founded in 2008 and… Read More

  • Textbook Rental Market Heats Up: BookRenter Raises $6M Series A

    Textbook Rental Market Heats Up: BookRenter Raises $6M Series A

    Earlier this month college textbook rental company Chegg raised $112M as part of a combined Series D and debt round, bringing the total raised by the company to a massive $144M. Competitor BookRenter will tomorrow announce a Series A round of $6M, raised from Storm Ventures and Adams Capital Management. BookRenter has only raised a fraction of the capital of their competitor Chegg, but the… Read More