Nana nabs $6M for an online academy and marketplace dedicated to appliance repair

A lot of the focus in online education — and, let’s face it, education overall — has been about professional development for knowledge workers, education for K-12 and how best to del

Edtech exits are increasing, but by how much?

Before the coronavirus made edtech more relevant, companies in the sector were historically likely to see slow, low exits. Despite successful IPOs by 2U, Chegg and Instructure in the United States, pu

GO1, an enterprise learning platform, picks up $40M from Microsoft, Salesforce and more

With a large proportion of knowledge workers doing now doing their jobs from home, the need for tools to help them feel connected to their profession can be as important as tools to, more practically,

Two hackers behind 2016 Uber data breach have been indicted for another hack

Two hackers who stole millions of users’ data from ride-hailing firm Uber have been indicted on separate hacking charges related to a data breach at online learning portal Lynda, two people fami

LinkedIn Q1 Beats On Sales Of $638M, EPS Of $0.57, Shares Tank On Weak Outlook

After Facebook and Twitter reported mixed results this week, LinkedIn today was the latest of the social networks to report its Q1 earnings. The company, which has over 350 million users globally, po

LinkedIn To Buy Online Education Site For $1.5 Billion

Professional network LinkedIn is getting into the professional skills education market in a big way: The social company purchased, the online learning company founded in 1995 by technical sk

E-Learning Platform Buys Compilr To Add In-Browser Coding Tools, Price Around $20M

<a target="_blank" href=""></a>, the online education platform that raised its first and only round of <a href="

After 17 Years, Education Platform Raises Its First Round Of Funding, $103M From Accel & Spectrum

Back in May, <a href="">we shared the unique story of</a>, the veteran, video-based education platform, and how it was able to generate $70 millio

Gasp! Thanks To These Startups, Teachers Are Making Money On The Web

On the whole, teacher compensation in the U.S. is embarrassing. To pick on marketers, some might see the fact that the <a href=",17.h

Smart Education: How Hit $70M In Revenue Without A Penny From Investors

Content companies have struggled to monetize on the Web, and there has been plenty of debate over the effectiveness of paywalls. What's more, tech startups really can't seem to rush fast enough into t