Trending news
Analyze
Pricing

Learning

200+ Companies
Companies

Growing

218
Funding and Acquisitions

2016 Q4

10 + 1
Acquisition
TechCrunch , PE Hub

Meltwater acquires Oxford Uni spin-out Wrapidity to add AI to media monitoring capabilities

Robotics Funding Strategy
€500,000 Seed fund
FinSMEs

Social Academy Raises €500K in Funding

TechCrunch

Verbling adds native apps to expand access to its marketplace of language tutors

Apps
$700,000 Seed fund
Øresund Startup News

ERNIT has raised 700,000 USD in funding

Funding
Seed fund
TechJuice

Nearpeer raises investment at 6 figure (USD) valuation from Shopistan

SiliconANGLE Media

Coursera launches new e-learning platform for governments and nonprofits - SiliconANGLE

VentureBeat

Coursera for governments and nonprofits launches to ‘close the growing skills gap’

$1,250,000 Seed fund
EdSurge

Austin Startup Raises $1.25 Million to Connect Students Around the World News)

$5,200,000 Venture capital (Series A)
TechCrunch

LingoLive raises $5.2 million to help language learners become professionally fluent

Funding
Tech.eu , EU-Startups

busuu teams up with Uber for English course for drivers

Tech.eu

Former Business Insider exec Julie Hansen appointed US CEO of Babbel

Strategy Apps & Services Publishing
$215,000,000 Venture capital (Series D)
Tech in Asia , TechCrunch , e27 , +2

China’s Mobike gets $215m ahead of global push

Asia
CNET

Duolingo introduces Language Clubs

TechCrunch

Duolingo gets social

Deals
Undisclosed funding
FinSMEs

EnglishCentral Receives Multi-Million Investment from Kirihara Shoten K.K.

Venture capital (Series A)
The Bridge

Japan's language learning startup Polyglots secures series A funding from US investors

Asia Language
TNW

Here's your chance to get Rosetta Stone on the cheap with $90 off

Deals
ZDNet

Google Cloud acquires learning platform Qwiklabs

Acquisition
TechCrunch , VentureBeat , SiliconANGLE Media

Google acquires Qwiklabs to teach developers cloud skills

Cloud Deals
$450,000 Seed fund
bizedge

Vic Uni spin-out gets $450k from big NZ innovation investor