2015 Ed-Tech Startup Funding
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AmountNews URLDescriptionInvestor
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1LearnLaunchXundisclosed
http://bostinno.streetwise.co/2015/01/09/cengage-learning-announces-partnership-with-learnlaunch/
A Boston-based ed-tech startup accelerator programCengage
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/learnlaunchx
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1Lynda.com$186,000,000
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2015-01-14/lynda-com-raises-186-million-in-funding-led-by-tpg-capital.html
lynda.com is a privately held online education company offering thousands of video courses in software, creative and business skills.
TPG Capital, Spectrum Equity, Accel Partners, Meritech Capital Partners
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/lynda-com
4
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NetDragon Education
$52,500,000
http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/netdragon-online-education-subsidiary-raises-us525-million-in-series-a-funding-300016399.html
Targeted at students in kindergarten to high school, NetDragon’s online education platform is accessible through websites or mobile apps
IDG Capital Partners, Vertex Venture Capital
http://www.crunchbase.com/organization/netdragon-education
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1XueXiBao$20,000,000
http://techcrunch.com/2015/01/18/xuexibao/
XueXiBao, a homework help app, is the latest educational tech startup in China
SoftBank China Venture Capital, GSR Ventures
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/xuexibao
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1Earnest$17,000,000
http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/01/27/a-data-science-lender-takes-on-student-debt/
We are a merit-based lender with a different approach to personal lending and credit
Maveron
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/earnest
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1SimpliLearn$14,660,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-01-22-simplilearn-raises-14-66-million-for-online-professional-certification
Simplilearn, a destination for certification training courses helps professionals across the globe realize their dream careers.
Mayfield India, Helion Ventures, Kalaari Capital
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/simplilearn
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1Slate Science$12,000,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-01-21-add-it-up-matific-raises-12m-to-expand-internationally
SlateMath is an iPad app that develops mathematical skills through interactive math games.
undisclosed
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/slate-science
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1Citelighter$12,000,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-01-20-writing-about-citelighter-s-latest-2m-round-using-citelighter
Citelighter is a virtual highlighter that enables users to find and capture unique facts online and automatically generate citations.
Propel Baltimore Fund, Maryland Venture Fund, Gulf Ventures, New York Angels, Baltimore Angels, Blue Ventures, George Roche, Ed Hajim, and Frank Bonsal Jr.
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/citelighter
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1Flat World$9,500,000
http://techcrunch.com/2014/01/29/with-9m-from-bessemer-open-textbook-pioneer-flat-world-looks-for-new-life-in-personalized-learning/
Flat World designs and enables personalized learning solutions that scale via its digital content and mobile and adaptive learning platform.
Bessemer Venture Partners, Valhalla Partners, Tribeca Venture Partners, Penguin Random House Holdings, Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments
http://www.crunchbase.com/organization/flat-world-knowledge
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1STEAM Engine$8,000,000
http://dcinno.streetwise.co/2015/01/23/national-geographics-tim-kelly-debuts-startup-steam-engine-3/
STEAM Engine offers the entire planet as a living laboratory
undisclosed
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1Koru$8,000,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-01-29-koru-raises-8m-to-bring-smart-grads-to-tech-companies
Koru provides training programs for fresh graduates, guiding and helping them to gain the experiences and skills required for a job.
Maveron, City Light Capital, Trilogy Equity Partners, Battery Ventures, First Round
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/koru
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1Straighterline$4,500,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-01-28-online-course-provider-straighterline-adds-5-4m
StraighterLine provides online college courses that allow students to earn credits for their current degree program
undisclosed
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/straighterline
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SpecialNeedsWare
$3,000,000
http://techcrunch.com/2015/01/26/teachmate365/
SpecialNeedsWare has come a long way and evolved significantly while striving to always better its products and services.
undisclosed
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/specialneedsware
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1Thinkful$2,500,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-01-13-thiel-backed-learn-to-code-startup-thinkful-raises-4-25m-series-a
Thinkful teaches programming
Floodgate Fund, RRE Ventures, Quotidian Ventures
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/thinkful
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1Redshelf$2,000,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-01-27-digital-textbook-distributor-redshelf-raises-2m-series-a
Digital Textbook and Content Distributor
National Association of College Stores
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/redshelf
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1CodeHS$1,750,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-01-23-codehs-raises-1-75m-to-help-students-and-karel-learn-new-tricks
Teaching high schoolers coding
Learn Capital, the NewSchools Seed Fund, Kapor Capital, Chmod Ventures, the Stanford-StartX Fund, Seven Peaks Ventures
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/codehs
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1LearnLaunchX$1,130,000
http://www.bizjournals.com/boston/blog/startups/2015/01/edtech-startup-accelerator-learnlaunchx-raises-1.html
A Boston-based ed-tech startup accelerator programundisclosed
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/learnlaunchx
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1Globaloria$995,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-01-28-stem-program-globaloria-raises-1m
Courses for teaching 5th-12th grades STEM, computing, software engineering, coding and game design
undisclosed
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/globaloria
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1Querium$800,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-01-28-querium-closes-800k-series-a-to-help-students-master-stem
Querium Corporation is an online assessment platform with integrated stimulation technology for math, science, and engineering students.
ICG Ventures
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/querium-corporation
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1CampusTap$500,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-01-05-campustap-raises-500k-to-connect-college-students-to-jobs
CampusTap is a private social platform for higher education. Helping student optimize their college experience and jumpstart their careers.
Douglas Leighton, Dutchess Opportunity Fund, Bob DeMaria
http://www.crunchbase.com/organization/campustap
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1Chalk.com$500,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-01-22-chalk-raises-500k-for-microsoft-office-for-teachers
Like Microsoft Office but for K-12 Teachers
MaRS Investment Acceleration Fund, BDC Capital, Ryan Holmes (CEO of Hootsuite), John Baker (CEO of Desire2Learn)
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/chalk-com
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1Testive$500,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-01-23-testive-raises-500k-for-test-prep-coaching
Testive is a web platform that delivers personalized educational tools for teachers and students.
Walter Winshall, David Gardner
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/testive
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1SingSpiel$350,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-01-19-singspiel-raises-250k-to-gamify-music-education
Singspiel is an e-learning platform offering software to help the music education community
Investment Accelerator Fund
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/singspiel
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Vocabulary.com
undisclosed
http://www.libraries.wright.edu/noshelfrequired/2015/02/06/follett-invests-in-vocabulary-com/
Vocabulary.com is the easiest, most intelligent way to improve your vocabulary
Follett
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/vocabulary
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2Social Finance$200,000,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-02-03-social-finance-raises-massive-200m-round-as-it-eyes-ipo
SoFi is a leading marketplace lender and the #1 provider of student loan refinancing, with over $1.75 Billion lent to date
Third Point Ventures, Wellington Management Company LLP, Institutional Venture Partners
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/social-finance
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217zuoye$100,000,000
https://www.techinasia.com/online-learning-platform-17zuoye-raises-100m-series-lei-jun-yuri-milner/
17zuoye is an online learning platform for students K-12, as well as teachers and parents
H Capital, Temasek, Yuri Milner/DST, Shunwei
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/17zuoye
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2Instructure
$40,000,000
http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/instructure-secures-40-million-in-a-pre-ipo-series-e-round-300038835.html
Learning management system
Insight Venture Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, EPIC Ventures
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/instructure
29
2GuideSpark$22,200,000
http://www.edukwest.com/edbrief-guidespark-series-c/
GuideSpark helps HR organizations deliver HR communications and training solutions that meet employees' needs
Meritech Capital Partners, New Enterprise Associates, Storm Ventures, IDG Ventures
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/guidespark
30
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Civitas Learning
$16,000,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-02-03-civitas-learning-raises-16m-for-predictive-models-of-student-achievement
Civitas Learning offers a cloud-based, predictive analytics platform that delivers insights to the frontlines of education
Rethink Education, Austin Ventures, Emergence Capital
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/civitas-learning
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2Grovo$15,000,000
http://techcrunch.com/2015/02/18/grovo-series-b/
Grovo is the quickest, simplest training platform for digital and professional skills
Costanoa Venture Capital, Greg Waldorf, SoftTech VC
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/grovo
32
2NoRedInk$6,000,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-02-18-noredink-raises-6m-for-online-grammar-exercises
Online grammar exercises
True Ventures, the Social+Capital Partnership, Kapor Capital, Rethink Education
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/noredink
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2CampusQuad$5,000,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-02-02-campusquad-raises-5m-to-boost-college-student-engagement
Campus Quad is mobile student engagement platform
ICG Ventures
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/campus-quad
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2Mediacore$4,500,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-02-25-mediacore-raises-4-5m-for-online-video-learning
MediaCore provides a solution that enables educational institutes to capture media, build a media library and store content
Vanedge Capital
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/mediacore
35
2
Locomotive Labs
$4,000,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-02-24-locomotive-labs-raises-4m-to-expand-into-asia
LocoMotive Labs develops assistive and play-based apps for children with special needs, encouraging them to be independent learners
Softbank Ventures Korea, TAL Education Group. K9 Ventures, Kapor Capital, NewSchools Venture Fund, Joe Gleberman, D3Jubilee, Jerry Colonna
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/locomotive-labs
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2Docebo$3,000,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-02-13-docebo-raises-3m-to-expand-lms-in-north-american-markets
Docebo is a cloud 'e-learning as a service' product that enables companies to deliver, track and certify online training to their staff
Klass Capital
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/docebo
37
2NVBots$2,000,000
http://bostinno.streetwise.co/2015/02/10/3d-printing-nvbots-raises-2m-funding-for-school-3d-printer/
At NVBOTS contemporary 3D printing process is far too cumbersome for most students and teachers
China Rock Capital, Michael Foley
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/nvbots
38
2Fedora$2,000,000
http://techcrunch.com/2015/02/19/socrates-the-millionaire/
Fedora is a venture-backed company which makes it easy to teach and sell courses from your own website
Atlas Ventures
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/fedora
39
2edtrips$1,900,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-02-26-edtrips-raises-1-9m-for-field-trip-software
EdTrips provides a simple way to find and manage field trips
undisclosed
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/edtrips
40
2OpenLearning$1,300,000
http://www.zdnet.com/article/australian-e-learning-startup-raises-au1-7m-for-asia-growth/
A collaborative online learning platform
Clive Mayhew, ICS Global, Hideaki Fukutake
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/open-learning
41
2
Decision Science Labs
$1,000,000
http://www.bizjournals.com/washington/blog/techflash/2015/01/victor-reinoso-d-cs-first-deputy-mayor-of.html
Decision Science is a mission-driven company focused on helping education leaders
undisclosed
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/decision-science-labs
42
2Woot Math$1,000,000
http://boulderopolis.com/woot-math-lands-1m-series-a-funding-from-foundry-group/
Woot Math is an education software start-up that helps teachers customize learning for students who are struggling with core math concepts
Foundry Group
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/woot-math
43
2Ardusat$1,000,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-02-25-ardusat-raises-1m-to-bring-outer-space-to-the-classroom
Ardusat makes satellites students can send into space
Space Florida, Fresco Capital, Spire
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/ardusat
44
2Listen Current$950,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-02-09-listen-current-raises-950k-to-curate-public-radio-stories
Listen Current makes it easy to bring authentic voices and compelling non-fiction stories to the classroom
Launchpad Venture Group LLC
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/listen-current
45
2WriteReader$800,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-02-26-writereader-raises-800-000-to-expand-to-us-market
WriteReader is a book creator app that teaches children to read by helping them write their own e-books for iPhone and iPad
Egmont
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/writereader-aps
46
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MyOnlineSchool
$671,000
http://www.my-photo-school.com/2015/02/09/press-release-myonlineschool-announces-half-a-million-pound-seed-funding-to-launch-new-global-online-schools/
MyOnlineSchool offers online “vocational and hobbyist” courses
Leaf Investments, Howzat Partners
47
2Coursmos$600,000
http://techcrunch.com/2015/02/02/coursmos-seed-expansion/
Coursmos is a web and mobile micro-learning platform for learning and teaching micro-courses.
Altera Capital Group, Imperious Group
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/coursmos
48
2Team(You)$500,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-02-09-team-you-raises-500k-for-student-behavior-incentive-system
Team(You) is an innovative incentive program designed to increase student participation and advanced learning, in school
Frank Byrne
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/team-you-
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2Glints$475,000
https://www.techinasia.com/ivy-leaguers-defer-studies-shake-online-recruitment-raise-475k-seed-money/
Glints. We build career readiness for youths through internships and skill certifications, and help employers hire more efficiently
East Ventures, 500 Startups, SPH Media Fund, Infocomm Investments, 8 Capital, and Pix Vine Capital, John Tan, Darius Cheung
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/glints
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3Genshuixue$50,000,000
https://www.techinasia.com/chinese-education-platform-genshuixue-raises-us50m-series/
Chinese online education platform
Hillhouse Capital
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/genshuixue
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3FiftyThree$30,000,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-03-17-paper-and-pencil-creator-gets-30m-to-expand-to-classrooms
FiftyThree builds mobile creation tools such as Paper, an app that enables users to sketch, write, draw, outline and color on the iPad
New Enterprise Associates, Andreessen Horowitz, Highligh Ventures, Thrive Capital
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/fiftythree
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3Flashnotes$7,300,000
http://www.geekwire.com/2015/hey-can-i-buy-your-notes-barnes-noble-invests-in-flashnotes-student-marketplace/
Flashnotes is a crowdsourced educational marketplace allowing students to exchange academic materials
Atlas Venture, Cengage Learning, Michael Solomon, SoftBank Capital, Lazerow Ventures
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/flashnotes
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3Degreed$7,000,000
http://blogs.wsj.com/venturecapital/2015/03/19/the-daily-startup-fundboxs-funding-is-latest-in-short-term-lending-sector/
Degreed is a free service that scores and validates a user's lifelong education from accredited and non-accredited sources
Signal Park Ventures
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/degreed
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3Socratic$6,000,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-03-25-socratic-org-raises-6m-to-grow-global-q-a-community
Socratic, an online community, allows teachers to upload video lessons and educational content for K-12, college, and graduate students
Shasta Ventures, Spark Capital, Omidyar Network
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/socratic
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3ThinkCERCA$3,200,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-03-11-follett-leads-3-2m-series-a-investment-in-thinkcerca
Award-winning education technology that teaches critical thinking across subjects for grades 4-12
Follett Knowledge Fund, Math Venture Partners, Amicus Capital, Great Oaks Venture Capital, Chuck Templeton
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/thinkcerca
56
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Lumen Learning
$2,500,000
http://lumenlearning.com/announcement-2015-04-01/
Lumen Learning provides high quality open courseware and support for educational institutions
Oregon Angel Fund, the Portland Seed Fund, Seattle’s Alliance of Angels, Ray Henderson, Dave Mills, Tom Rubin
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/lumen-learning
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3Tales2Go$2,400,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-03-25-tales2go-raises-2-4m-for-voluminous-vocabularies
Tales2Go is an award-winning kids' mobile audiobook service that streams thousands of titles to desktops and mobile devices
NewSchools Venture Fund, the Maryland Venture Fund
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/tales2go
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3Classkick$1,700,000
http://techcrunch.com/2015/03/11/classkick-raises-1-7-million-to-tackle-the-student-achievement-gap/
Learning Platform where students do their assignments and get help right when they need it from teachers and classmates
Kapor Capital, Lightbank, Adam Pisoni, Great Oaks Venture Capital
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/classwork
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3Schoolrunner$1,500,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-03-23-schoolrunner-raises-1-5m-for-student-information-database
Schoolrunner is a student data system that allows educators to track academics, attendance, behavior, and standards
The Colorado Impact Fund
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/schoolrunner
60
3Happly$1,450,000
http://www.geekwire.com/2015/happly-raises-1-5m-for-kid-friendly-internet-video-game-and-toy-platform/
A family friendly media and technology platform.undisclosed
61
3Studypool$1,200,000
http://techcrunch.com/2015/03/06/tutoring-marketplace-studypool-snags-1-2-million/
Studypool a tool that allows students to get tutoring help with all of their academic based questions
Lerer Hippeau Ventures, 500 Startups, Fabrice Grinda, and Great Oaks Venture Capital
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/studypool
62
3Lingual.ly$1,000,000
http://techcrunch.com/2015/03/10/lingualy-1m/
Lingua.ly -- a brand new way to learn a language
Udi Netzer, Shai Rephaeli, Yochy Investments, Seed Fund 1776
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/lingua-ly
63
3GoWell$1,000,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-03-18-gowell-raises-1m-to-grow-online-learning-programs-in-china
Language learning
Fresco Capital, Nest Investments
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/gowell
64
3Monkimun$1,000,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-03-31-monkimun-raises-1m-to-help-young-children-learn-languages
Leading Adaptive Language Learning Platform for kids aged 2-6
500 Startups, SHO-zemi Innovation Ventures, Incuvest, Lanzame Capital
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/monkimun
65
3Upswing$500,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-03-16-upswing-raises-500k-for-online-tutoring
Improving Student Retention in Colleges
Charlotte Angel Fund, NC IDEA Fund, Tech Wildcatters, the United Way of Dallas
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/ink
66
4Purple Squirrelundisclosed
https://www.techinasia.com/purple-squirrel-raises-funding/
Connects college students to jobsMatrix Partners
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/purple-squirrel-2
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4Yuantiku$60,000,000
http://technode.com/2015/03/30/yuantiku-series-d-funding/
Online education
CMC Capital Partners, New Horizon Capital, IDG, and Matrix Partners China
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/yuantiku
68
4Flatiron School$9,000,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-04-16-flatiron-school-raises-9m-to-expand-coding-classes-across-the-us
Web dev school
Thrive Capital, CRV, and Matrix
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/flatiron-school
69
4Campus Job$7,800,000
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/04/prweb12686588.htm
Connects college students to jobs
General Catalyst. Index Ventures, SV Angel, Slow Ventures, BoxGroup, and Lerer Hippeau Ventures
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/campus-job
70
4Peak$7,000,000
http://techcrunch.com/2015/04/16/peak-brain-training/
Brain training
Creandum, DN Capital, London Venture Partners, and Qualcomm Ventures
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/brainbow
71
4Nearpod$5,600,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-04-09-nearpod-nabs-5-6m-series-a-to-redefine-digital-lessons
A mobile app that lets teachers broadcast content onto their students' devices
Reach Capital, Rothenberg Ventures, Storm Ventures, Emerson Collective, Stanford-StartX Fund, the Knight Foundation, Arsenal Venture Partners, Krillion Venture, Marc Benioff (CEO of Salesforce), and Deborah Quazzo
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/nearpod
72
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Full Measure Education
$5,500,000
http://tech.co/blackboard-alumnus-founded-full-measure-education-raises-5-5m-2015-04
student retention
Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. and Bull City Ventures
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/full-measure-education
73
4RefME$5,000,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-04-08-citations-look-and-act-smart-with-refme-s-5m-seed-round
A free tool to generate citations, reference lists, and bibliographies
GEMS Global
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/refme
74
4Tonara$5,000,000
http://techcrunch.com/2015/04/14/music-education-startup-tonara-scores-5m-led-by-baidu-chinas-largest-search-engine/
Interactive sheet music
Baidu, Carmel Ventures, and Lool Ventures
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/tonara
75
4MediaPro$5,000,000
http://www.geekwire.com/2015/mediapro-raises-5m-to-help-companies-teach-employees-about-security-privacy/
professional development
Clovis Point Capital
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/mediapro
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4Raise Labs$4,500,000
http://blogs.wsj.com/venturecapital/2015/04/22/raise-labs-scores-4-5m-to-help-students-unlock-scholarship-money/
Micro-scholarships for college for high school students
Owl Ventures, First Round Capital, SJF Ventures, Deborah Quazzo, Mark Goines, Paul Freedman, and Thomas D. Lehrman
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/raise-labs-inc
77
4Campus Steps$3,000,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-04-21-campus-steps-raises-3m-for-college-application-profiles
According to its Crunchbase profile, it is a platform where college students manage their future.
Campus Explorer, OCA Ventures, Rincon Venture Partners, and Vicente Capital
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/campus-steps
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4Educents$2,900,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-04-06-dollars-and-sense-educents-raises-2-9m-to-grow-instructional-materials-marketplace
According to its Crunchbase description at least, it is A Trusted Marketplace for Educational Products & Resources
SoftTech VC, Crosslink Capital, Deep Fork Capital, Kapor Capital, Learn Capital also participating, Deborah Quazzo, and Joanne Wilson
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/educents
79
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Entangled Ventures
$2,500,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-04-10-with-2-5m-in-funding-entangled-ventures-seeks-to-bridge-college-and-edtech-startups
The Crunchbase profile calls this an ed-tech studioundisclosed
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/entangled-ventures
80
4Showbie$2,300,000
http://techcrunch.com/2015/04/07/with-2-3m-in-the-bank-showbie-wants-to-make-classrooms-paperless/
Showbie makes it easy for teachers to assign, collect and review student work in 1:1 tablet classrooms.
Point Nine Capital, Kymbask Investments, Yaletown Venture Partners, and Imagine K12
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/snap-fin-ventures
81
4Cheddar Up$725,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-04-09-cheddar-up-raises-725k-for-school-fundraising
Fundraising tool
The Foundry Group
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/cheddar-up
82
4
Muzzy Lane Software
$450,000
http://venturebeat.com/2015/04/14/education-games-company-muzzy-lane-software-bags-450k-has-worked-with-darpa-national-geographic/
Educational games
Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/muzzy-lane-software
83
4LogicRoots$400,000
http://www.vccircle.com/news/media-entertainment/2015/04/27/educational-games-developer-logicroots-raises-400k-angel-funding
Educational games
Ah! Ventures' investment network Club Ah!, Calcutta Angels, and 91SpringBoard
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/logic-roots
84
4VivaLing$365,000
https://vivaling.com/vivaling-announces-seed-round-exceeding-sgd-500k-usd-375k/
Online language learning for kidsundisclosed
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/vivaling
85
5KleverKidundisclosed
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-05-08-kleverkid-raises-funding-for-online-afterschool-program-marketplace
Marketplace for afterschool programs
Aarin Capital, Sunil Kaul, Ananda Kallugadde, and Maina Sahi
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/kleverkid
86
5
Springboard Education
undisclosed
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-05-06-springboard-education-raises-funding-for-educational-programming
Afterschool programs
Bridges Ventures
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/springboard-after-school
87
5AltSchool$100,000,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-05-04-mark-zuckerberg-silicon-valley-investors-bet-100-million-on-altschool
Private microschool
Founders Fund, Andreessen Horowitz, First Round Capital, John Doerr, Harrison Metal, Jonathan Sackler, Learn Capital, and Omidyar Network
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/altschool
88
5Kano$15,000,000
http://techcrunch.com/2015/05/04/kano-series-a/?ncid=rss
learn to code kits
Jim Breyer, Collaborative Fund, Jim O’Neill
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/kano-computing
89
5Inkling
$15,000,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-05-06-inkling-systems-raises-15m-for-digital-textbooks
E-book publishing platform
Tenaya Capital, Pearson Education, McGraw-Hill Education, Kapor Capital, General Atlantic, Felicia Ventures, Sequoia Capital
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/inkling-systems
90
5Toppr$10,000,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-05-07-toppr-raises-10m-for-online-test-prep-in-india
Test prep
Fidelity, Saif, and Helion
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/toppr
91
5eduK$10,000,000
http://techcrunch.com/2015/05/12/accel-renews-commitment-to-brazilian-startups-with-10m-eduk-investment/?ncid=rss
Online education
Accel Partners, Monashees Capital, and Felicis Ventures
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/eduk
92
5
Wonder Workshop
$6,900,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-05-05-wonder-workshop-gets-6-9-million-and-a-home-in-apple-stores
Learn to code robots
WI Harper Group, Madrona Venture Group, CRV, Maven Ventures, and Bright Success Capital
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/play-i
93
5Vedantu$5,000,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-05-07-vedantu-raises-5m-for-online-tutoring-in-india
Tutoring
Accel Partners and Tiger Global Management
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/vedantu-innovations
94
5Lightsail$3,500,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-05-06-lightsail-raises-3-5-million-for-tablet-based-libraries
Tablet-based librariesScott Brook
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/lightsail-education
95
5Knod$3,500,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-05-12-with-3-5m-round-knod-offers-online-project-based-degrees
Online education
Epic Ventures, Impact Investment Leaders
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/knod
96
5Edrolo$2,600,000
http://www.brw.com.au/p/entrepreneurs/education_start_up_edrolo_raises_gf7p70OAgshyzfDiaN9hiM
Test prep
Blackbird and AirTree Ventures
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/edrolo
97
5
Explain Everything
$2,000,000
http://explaineverything.com/news/press-release-explain-everything-secures-2m-series-financing-led-credo-ventures-expansion-k-12/
Screencasting
Credo Ventures, New Europe Ventures, and RTAventures
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/explain-everything
98
5Plancess$2,000,000
http://www.prnewswire.co.in/news-releases/with-a-2-million-round-plancess-gears-up-for-an-aggressive-foray-into-the-online-test-preparation-industry-503383561.html
Test prepAarti Group
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/plancess-edu-solutions-pvt-ltd
99
5Zaption$1,500,000
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-05-19-with-1-5-million-zaption-offers-online-interactive-videos
Interactive videos
NewSchools Venture Fund, Redcrest Enterprises, and Telegraph Hill Capital
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/zaption
100
5MeetUniv$950,000
http://www.iamwire.com/2015/05/edtech-platform-meetuniv-raises-1m-funding/116762
University search
Peesh Venture Capital
https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/meetuniv
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