Where top VCs are investing in edtech

Education is a $4 trillion market globally in urgent need of an overhaul — so where within education are top venture capitalists optimistic about startups building large businesses by providing new

‘The Operators’: Understanding your user – The art and science of UI/UX behind Facebook, Google, Mint, and Edmodo

The Operators highlights the experts building the products and companies that drive the tech industry. Speaking from experience at companies like AirBnB, Brex, Docsend, Edmodo, Facebook, Google...

Education Technology Startups Raised Over Half A Billion Dollars In Q1

Education technology-focused startups raised over $488 million already in the first quarter of 2014, marking the single biggest quarter for capital committed to the sector in the past five years. W

Now 18M Users Strong, Edmodo Makes Its First Acquisition In Root-1 To Become The App Market For Education

After spending years working as technicians at public schools, Jeff O'Hara and Nicolas Borg launched <a target="_blank" href="http://www.edmodo.com/">Edmodo</a> in 2008 to address what they had come t

Anticipating a Blended Classroom Boom Led by Education Startups

As kids head back to school this month and next, some will find a rather new arrangement greeting them: blended classrooms. These don't feel like the ways that many of us attended class, with a sin

NEA Leads Educational Network Edmodo’s $25 Million Series C

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.edmodo.com/">Edmodo</a>, the collaborative learning network for teachers and students, is announcing today it has closed a $25 million Series C round of funding. Th

As It Graduates From Network To Platform, Edmodo Now Serving 7M Users, 80K Schools

<a href="http://www.edmodo.com/">Edmodo</a> is one of the startups whose name pops up a lot when you talk about "edtech." Founded in 2007, the company is almost old school, yet, in spite of the influx

Social Collaboration Platform For Classrooms Edmodo Opens To Third-Party Developers With New API

<a href="http://www.edmodo.com/">Edmodo</a>, an online social learning and communications network for teachers and students in K-12 schools, is opening up its API to third–party web developers to en

Greylock And Benchmark Lead $15M Round In Social Collaboration Platform For Classrooms Edmodo

<a href="http://www.edmodo.com/">Edmodo</a>, an online social learning and communications network for teachers and students in K through 12 schools, has raised $15 million in Series B funding led by G

Twitter In The Classroom

Edmodo says it’s going to be Twitter for teachers and students, with features like calendaring events that are tailored to the classroom. Personally, I think Twitter itself works just fine as th