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Indian edtech PhysicsWallah becomes unicorn with $100 million Series A funding

An Indian edtech startup that has made deep inroads in smaller Indian cities and towns with its low-cost learning offerings is the latest to join the South Asian nation’s fast-growing unicorn cl

India’s Classplus raises $70 million to help teachers and creators expand their reach

At a time when so many edtech firms in India are attempting to cut their reliance on teachers, a Noida-based startup that is helping teachers and creators operate, manage and sell courses to students

Domestika raises $110M on a $1.3B valuation to expand its learning community for creative types

The creative community has been a ripe target for startups building tools and services to serve their interests and needs as they transition from their traditionally offline practices into a digital p

India’s LEAD School becomes unicorn with fresh $100M in funding

Despite the recent boom of consumer-focused education learning platforms in India, the vast majority of students in the South Asian nation remain unserved. The existing B2C offerings are expensive for

Abwaab raises $20M Series A led by BECO Capital to expand across MENA and Pakistan

Jordan-based online learning platform Abwaab has raised $20 million in a Series A funding round (following a $5 million seed round in March of this year), making it one of the most funded edtech start

Edtech startup BrightChamps, valued at nearly $500 million, comes out of stealth mode

BrightChamps, an Indian edtech startup that is attempting to bridge the learning gap left by K12 schools, said on Monday it has raised $51 million in a new financing round and $63 million since launch

Edtech’s venture-backed globalization pauses at China

Edtech investors are increasingly going global, but regulatory crackdowns in China, which instructed K-12 tutoring startups to go nonprofit, have led to a chill among check-writers in the country.

Tiger Global leads $31.5M investment in interactive edtech Quizizz

Quizizz, an Indian startup that is making learning more interactive so that students find it compelling to spend more hours studying, said on Wednesday it has raised $31.5 million in a new financing r

India’s LEAD School raises $30 million to reach more students

An Indian startup that is helping digitize and transform affordable private schools to better serve students from middle and low-income groups of families said on Monday it has raised $30 million in a

Indonesian edtech CoLearn gets $10M Series A led by Alpha Wave Incubation and GSV Ventures

Indonesian startup CoLearn started as a chain of physical tutoring centers and was in the process of shifting to a hybrid offline-online model when the COVID-19 pandemic hit. The team sensed that remo

GSV Ventures doubles assets managed with new fund focused on global edtech

GSV Ventures, co-founded by Deborah Quazzo and Michael Cohn, has raised $180 million in its second fund, exclusively focused on backing edtech startups across the globe. The startup now manages $277 m

Ethena, which sends bite-sized nudges for compliance training, shifts its focus amid new capital

Ethena co-founders Roxanne Petraeus and Anne Solmssen began their company with a clear goal: There needs to be a more modern, and effective, way to deploy anti-harassment training to employees. Ethena

Toucan raises $3M to teach you new languages as you browse the web

Toucan has developed a Chrome browser extension designed for anyone who wants to learn a new language but hasn’t found the motivation or the time. Once installed, the extension scans the text of

MasterClass co-founder’s new educational startup Outlier raises $11.7M

Outlier.org, a startup that allows students to take online classes for college credit, is announcing that it has raised $11.7 million in Series A funding. GSV Ventures led the round, with participatio