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EDUonGo Secures $530,000 from Multinational Circulus Education

EDUonGo, Inc., a company that enables anyone to launch an academy and share knowledge, has secured $530,000 from Circulus Education, a multinational education and angel investor company based in Australia, to fund continued enhancements for its learning environment. Schools, institutions and individuals partner with EDUonGo to host online academies and courses through its cloud-based platform. Read More »

Pearson Supports Boston’s EdTech Ecosystem

Pearson announced a strategic partnership with Boston’s most influential edtech ecosystem players: Exponential TechSpace, an edtech entrepreneurship campus; LearnLaunch, provider of educational programs and events to the region’s edtech community; and LearnLaunchX, Boston’s edtech accelerator. The partnership will create new innovative relationships and opportunities for collaboration between Pearson and Boston’s entrepreneurial edtech community Read More »

Amazon.com To Acquire TenMarks

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire TenMarks, a company that is helping teachers and parents deliver innovative mathematics curriculum to students across the country. Read More »

Newsela Raises $1.2 Million in Seed Funding

Newsela, an online platform to help students master reading and critical thinking, today announced it had raised $1.2 million in seed funding, led by New Schools Venture Fund and Kapor Capital. Newsela will deploy the capital to expand its offering of daily news articles at multiple reading levels and Common Core-aligned quizzes. Read More »

K12 Offers Guidance for FY 2014

-K12 Inc. announced guidance for the full fiscal year ending June 30, 2014 (“FY 2014”) and the first fiscal quarter of 2014. The Company is forecasting the following for FY 2014:: revenue of $905 million to $925 million.and perating income in the range of $53 million to $57 million, with a corresponding expansion of operating margin to a range of 5.7% to 6.3% in fiscal 2014. Read More »

National Tutoring Association Teams with Testive

With college application rates up and SAT scores dropping, students and parents find themselves looking for affordable ways to improve their educational outcomes. Today, the National Tutoring Association named Testive as its official Test Preparation Technology and will offer discounts on Testive's SAT preparation software to all of its members. Read More »

Gobstopper Raises $1.8M Seed Round

Gobstopper, an interactive, instruction-rich digital reading platform for teachers and their students, today announced that it has received $1.8M in seed funding. The funding round was led by Relay Ventures, with participation from a number of investors... iGobstopper will use the funding to accelerate new product and app development. Read More »

PCS Announces Successful Bridge Financing

PCS Edventures!.com, Inc., a leading provider of K-12 programs focused on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), today announced the successful execution of $260,000 in bridge funding and $175,000 in debt restructuring. Read More »

Rosetta Stone Launches Kids Division

Rosetta Stone Inc. introduced a groundbreaking app-Rosetta Stone® Kids Lingo Letter Sounds-designed specifically for kids. The app, available now on the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, is the debut offering from the new Rosetta Stone Kids(TM) division, and represents the company's first foray into early childhood language and literacy. Read More »

GSV Capital Provides Update

GSV Capital Corp. provided an update on news and developments from selected companies within its investment portfolio of 45 primarily venture-backed businesses. GSV Capital investment data provided is reported as of June 30, 2013. Read More »