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Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to invest $3 bn in health research

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Facebook co-founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg and wife Dr Priscilla Chan have pledged to invest more than $3 billion over the next ten years to develop research technology that can fight and cure diseases globally. Last year, the two had announced that they will give away 99% of Facebook s...

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Indian ed-tech market size to touch $2.5 bn this year, says report

The market size of online supplemental education opportunity in India is expected to touch $2.5 billion in 2016 and is poised to grow at 15% over the next three years, driven by innovative ways of delivering courses and study material by players in the space, according a report by research and advis...

19 September, 2016 | More »

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Ed-tech startup Stoodnt gets funding from Google’s Rajan Anandan

Stoodnt, an educational-technology firm which facilitates interaction between students and admission counsellors or educational institutions, has raised $300,000 (Rs 2 crore) in a seed funding round led by Google India managing director Rajan Anandan, the startup’s founder told TechCircle. The com...

12 September, 2016 | More »

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Ed-tech firm Byju’s gets $50 mn led by Mark Zuckerberg’s foundation

Ed-tech startup Byju’s has raised $50 million (Rs 332 crore) in a round co-led by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), marking the first investment of the philanthropic foundation of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan in Asia. Times Internet Ltd, part of media conglomerate Times...

8 September, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Ed-tech startup Prozo raises pre-Series A round

Prozo.com, an online marketplace for buying and selling study material, has raised its pre-Series A round of funding from a London-based venture capital firm and two affluent individuals, a person familiar with the development told TechCircle. Prozo, operated by Global Edu4Share Pvt. Ltd, has raised...

7 September, 2016 | More »

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Ed-tech firm ConveGenius raises $900K from Michael & Susan Dell Foundation

Noida-based ConveGenius Edu Solutions Pvt Ltd, a mobile-based education venture, has raised equity investment worth Rs 6 crore ($90,000) from Michael & Susan Dell Foundation. The firm will leverage the funds to provide impactful ‘education for the masses,’ it said in a statement. “With the...

24 August, 2016 | More »

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Byju’s set to raise $50 mn for international expansion

Ed-tech company Think & Learn Pvt Ltd announced on July 24 that it is set to raise $50 million that will be used for inorganic growth through global acquisition and international expansion of its online test preparation platform Byju’s Learning App. While the company did not disclose the sourc...

25 July, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Ed-tech firm Transweb raises funding from 500 Startups

Delhi-based educational-technology firm Transweb Educational Services Pvt. Ltd has raised its Series A round of funding from 500 Startups, a Silicon Valley-based startup accelerator and early-stage VC fund house. The transaction was routed through 500 Startups IV LP, a $200 million seed fund managed...

14 July, 2016 | More »

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Ed-tech startup Cuemath raises $4 mn from Sequoia, Unitus Seed Fund

Cuelearn Pvt Ltd, a Bangalore-based startup that runs after-school math learning programmes under Cuemath, has raised $4 million (Rs 26.7 crore) in a Series A round of funding led by Sequoia Capital. Existing investor Unitus Seed Fund also invested in the round. The company said in a statement it wi...

7 June, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Edtech firm Fundamentor raises seed funding

Bangalore-based Paratus Knowledge Ventures Pvt. Ltd, which runs edtech startup Fundamentor, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding in a seed round from entrepreneur and former venture capitalist Subramanya SV, as it aims to enhance marketing initiatives, a top company executive told Techcircle....

18 May, 2016 | More »

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