• The power of edtech partnership – Education Technology
The power of edtech partnership  Education TechnologyRead MoreThe power of edtech partnership  Education Technology
  • China, India Could Lead Major Edtech Consolidation in LA – Los Angeles Business Journal
China, India Could Lead Major Edtech Consolidation in LA  Los Angeles Business JournalRead MoreChina, India Could Lead Major Edtech Consolidation in LA  Los Angeles Business Journal
  • 3 observations on India’s evolving edtech sector from BLinC Invest – KrASIA
3 observations on India’s evolving edtech sector from BLinC Invest  KrASIARead More3 observations on India’s evolving edtech sector from BLinC Invest  KrASIA
  • Using edtech to bolster digital literacy from a young age – Education Technology
Using edtech to bolster digital literacy from a young age  Education TechnologyRead MoreUsing edtech to bolster digital literacy from a young age  Education Technology
  • German edtech startup StudySmarter doubles its Series A investment, raises €13.7M from Goodwater Capital – Silicon Canals
German edtech startup StudySmarter doubles its Series A investment, raises €13.7M from Goodwater Capital  Silicon CanalsRead MoreGerman edtech startup StudySmarter doubles its Series A investment, raises €13.7M from Goodwater Capital  Silicon Canals
  • Munich-based edtech startup StudySmarter just scored €13.8 million to accelerate its global expansion – EU-Startups
Munich-based edtech startup StudySmarter just scored €13.8 million to accelerate its global expansion  EU-StartupsRead MoreMunich-based edtech startup StudySmarter just scored €13.8 million to accelerate its global expansion  EU-Startups
  • Can edtech deliver on its pandemic promise? – Financial Times
Can edtech deliver on its pandemic promise?  Financial TimesRead MoreCan edtech deliver on its pandemic promise?  Financial Times
  • Edtech key to UK education export goals – The PIE News
Edtech key to UK education export goals  The PIE NewsRead MoreEdtech key to UK education export goals  The PIE News
  • ‘My top 5 edtech resources’ – Education Technology
‘My top 5 edtech resources’  Education TechnologyRead More‘My top 5 edtech resources’  Education Technology
  • The Link Between Edtech, Curiosity and Creativity in the Classroom – EdSurge
The Link Between Edtech, Curiosity and Creativity in the Classroom  EdSurgeRead MoreThe Link Between Edtech, Curiosity and Creativity in the Classroom  EdSurge
  • Digital Learning for Everyone: Magic EdTech Rebrands for a Digital and Inclusive Future – KEVN Black Hills Fox
Digital Learning for Everyone: Magic EdTech Rebrands for a Digital and Inclusive Future  KEVN Black Hills FoxRead MoreDigital Learning for Everyone: Magic EdTech Rebrands for a Digital and Inclusive Future  KEVN Black Hills Fox
  • Turnitin statement on responsible AI in edtech – FE News
Turnitin statement on responsible AI in edtech  FE NewsRead MoreTurnitin statement on responsible AI in edtech  FE News
  • The Importance of EdTech in classrooms post pandemic – FE News
The Importance of EdTech in classrooms post pandemic  FE NewsRead MoreThe Importance of EdTech in classrooms post pandemic  FE News
  • How I went from a college dorm brainstorm to leading edtech – TechCrunch
How I went from a college dorm brainstorm to leading edtech  TechCrunchRead MoreHow I went from a college dorm brainstorm to leading edtech  TechCrunch
  • Edtech success set to extend far beyond Covid boom – Business MattersBusiness Matters
Edtech success set to extend far beyond Covid boom  Business MattersBusiness MattersRead MoreEdtech success set to extend far beyond Covid boom  Business MattersBusiness Matters
  • The British EdTech firm offering immersive work experience to UAE schoolchildren – The National
The British EdTech firm offering immersive work experience to UAE schoolchildren  The NationalRead MoreThe British EdTech firm offering immersive work experience to UAE schoolchildren  The National
  • How can EdTech bring the digital consumer experience to schools and Multi Academy trusts (MATs)? – FE News
How can EdTech bring the digital consumer experience to schools and Multi Academy trusts (MATs)?  FE NewsRead MoreHow can EdTech bring the digital consumer experience to schools and Multi Academy trusts (MATs)?  FE News
  • $18bn edtech giant BYJU’S opens London hub – The PIE News
$18bn edtech giant BYJU’S opens London hub  The PIE NewsRead More$18bn edtech giant BYJU’S opens London hub  The PIE News
  • Bucharest-based edtech startup Kinderpedia secures €1.8 million to accelerate growth – EU-Startups
Bucharest-based edtech startup Kinderpedia secures €1.8 million to accelerate growth  EU-StartupsRead MoreBucharest-based edtech startup Kinderpedia secures €1.8 million to accelerate growth  EU-Startups
  • SoftBank-backed Korean edtech startup Riiid acquires Langoo, expands in Japan – TechCrunch
SoftBank-backed Korean edtech startup Riiid acquires Langoo, expands in Japan  TechCrunchRead MoreSoftBank-backed Korean edtech startup Riiid acquires Langoo, expands in Japan  TechCrunch
  • EdTech company relaunches free resources to coincide with National Poetry Day – FE News
EdTech company relaunches free resources to coincide with National Poetry Day  FE NewsRead MoreEdTech company relaunches free resources to coincide with National Poetry Day  FE News
  • The kids are not alright: Three ways EdTech can support student’s wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond – World Bank Group
The kids are not alright: Three ways EdTech can support student’s wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond  World Bank GroupRead MoreThe kids are not alright: Three ways EdTech can support student’s wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond  World Bank Group
  • Entity Academy, an edtech startup that trains, mentors and places women in tech roles, secures $100M – TechCrunch
Entity Academy, an edtech startup that trains, mentors and places women in tech roles, secures $100M  TechCrunchRead MoreEntity Academy, an edtech startup that trains, mentors and places women in tech roles, secures $100M  TechCrunch
  • Byju’s Founder Is On A Buying Spree To Keep His EdTech Company Best In Class – Forbes
Byju’s Founder Is On A Buying Spree To Keep His EdTech Company Best In Class  ForbesRead MoreByju’s Founder Is On A Buying Spree To Keep His EdTech Company Best In Class  Forbes
  • Edtech: an enabler for transformation | Edexec – Ed Exec
Edtech: an enabler for transformation | Edexec  Ed ExecRead MoreEdtech: an enabler for transformation | Edexec  Ed Exec
  • Byju’s Founder Is On A Buying Spree To Keep His Edtech Company Best In Class – Forbes
Byju’s Founder Is On A Buying Spree To Keep His Edtech Company Best In Class  ForbesRead MoreByju’s Founder Is On A Buying Spree To Keep His Edtech Company Best In Class  Forbes
  • Redefining the role of tech in learning BYJU’S launches EdTech innovation hub ‘BYJU’S Lab’ – FE News
Redefining the role of tech in learning BYJU’S launches EdTech innovation hub ‘BYJU’S Lab’  FE NewsRead MoreRedefining the role of tech in learning BYJU’S launches EdTech innovation hub ‘BYJU’S Lab’  FE News
  • Edtech firm set to open lab in central London with new AI job opportunities – Bdaily
Edtech firm set to open lab in central London with new AI job opportunities  BdailyRead MoreEdtech firm set to open lab in central London with new AI job opportunities  Bdaily
  • Zoom edtech chief: Universities face digital disruption investment – Verdict
Zoom edtech chief: Universities face digital disruption investment  VerdictRead MoreZoom edtech chief: Universities face digital disruption investment  Verdict
  • Putting the fun back into learning with edtech and edutainment – FutureScot
Putting the fun back into learning with edtech and edutainment  FutureScotRead MorePutting the fun back into learning with edtech and edutainment  FutureScot
  • Edtech that helps teachers beats edtech that replaces them – The Economist
Edtech that helps teachers beats edtech that replaces them  The EconomistRead MoreEdtech that helps teachers beats edtech that replaces them  The Economist
  • Australia: new EduGrowth edtech testbed trials research project – The PIE News
Australia: new EduGrowth edtech testbed trials research project  The PIE NewsRead MoreAustralia: new EduGrowth edtech testbed trials research project  The PIE News
  • UK edtech market expected to reach £3.4bn this year – Education Technology
UK edtech market expected to reach £3.4bn this year  Education TechnologyRead MoreUK edtech market expected to reach £3.4bn this year  Education Technology
  • Indian edtech giant Byju’s valued at $18 billion in new funding – TechCrunch
Indian edtech giant Byju’s valued at $18 billion in new funding  TechCrunchRead MoreIndian edtech giant Byju’s valued at $18 billion in new funding  TechCrunch
  • EdTech is at a crossroads: Why evidence is needed, standards must be set, and regulation should be implemented | Media@LSE – EUROPP – European Politics and Policy
EdTech is at a crossroads: Why evidence is needed, standards must be set, and regulation should be implemented | Media@LSE  EUROPP – European Politics and PolicyRead MoreEdTech is at a crossroads: Why evidence is needed, standards must be set, and regulation should be implemented | Media@LSE  EUROPP – European Politics and Policy
  • GoStudent
GoStudent achieves unicorn status, securing its position as the highest valued K12 Ed-Tech company in Europe €205M Series C investment was led by new investor DST Global GoStudent hits this milestone achievement less than 2.5 years after finding its current business mode Each month GoStudent books more than 400k tutoring sessions and grows by 700%
  • Investing in Edtech in Africa- Kenya as a Gateway to Millions of Learners
In July, the UK and Kenya will co-host a summit in London on behalf of the Global Partnership for Education, which supports access to schooling in lower-income countries. The $5 billion that both countries hope to raise will go in large part toward innovative learning solutions for socially and economically vulnerable children. According to Kenya’s
  • GSAM - GOLDMAN SACHS
Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) has launched an impact equity fund to target five key pillars of sustainability. The Goldman Sachs Global Environmental Impact Equity Portfolio seeks to generate long-term capital by exposing investors to global companies which embrace key environmental themes. Alexis Deladerrière, who will manage the fund, is using a bottom-up investment approach
The investment manager has allocated more than $1 billion to impact investments over the past decade December 03, 2019 10:00 AM Eastern Standard Time NEW YORK – Nuveen, a leading global investment manager, today has released a report identifying five key investment opportunities for impact investors in 2020 and beyond. The report, Raising the Bar –
  • JP MORGAN CHASE
NEW YORK – Mar 18, 2019–JPMorgan Chase today announced a $350 million, five-year global initiative to prepare for the future of work and meet the growing demand for skilled workers. Building on the firm’s original, five year $250 million commitment in 2013, this New Skills at Work investment will provide substantial support to community college
  • Microsoft Philanthropies
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 6, 2019 — TechSoup, the leading nonprofit network facilitating distribution of technology solutions to civil society organizations globally, today announced that it has received a $1 million impact investment from Microsoft Philanthropies to support an ambitious initiative to nearly double the number of nonprofit organizations it serves. Microsoft is the lead impact investor in TechSoup’s newly launched $11.5
Global – 7 January 2019 – Amid rising concerns about a downturn in the economic cycle, institutional investors are looking to mitigate risks by increasing allocations to private markets according to BlackRock’s annual survey of global institutions. Globally, over half (56%1) of clients stated that the possibility of the cycle turning is one of the
  • Trilinc Global
TriLinc Global Impact Fund announced today that it has approved an additional $19.4 million in term loans and trade finance to companies operating in Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America, bringing total financing commitments as of October 31, 2018 to $426.1 million for business expansion and socioeconomic development through its holdings in Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America,
* ING will commit 100 million euros ($122 million) of capital to investments in businesses and projects with a positive environmental impact, the Dutch bank said on Thursday * ING’s Sustainable Investments programme will target opportunities in all sectors and focus on innovative business models which need funding to expand * Initially, ING will pursue
Aberdeen Standard Investments, the global investment manager, has announced the launch of the UK Equity Impact – Employment Opportunities Fund*, in collaboration with Big Issue Invest, the social investment arm of The Big Issue. The Fund will be managed by Lesley Duncan, Investment Director, Aberdeen Standard Investments.   The aim of the Fund is to
Company Dedicating $15 Million Toward Developing New Ways for Investors To Experience Impact In 2018 NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Feb. 1, 2018 — Swell Investing announced today that 150-year-old financial services company Pacific Life has to date dedicated $30 million to the company’s growth and development. Launched in May of 2017, Swell aims to provide a way for nearly anyone to
  LONDON (Reuters) – Switzerland’s Zurich Insurance (ZURN.S) plans to more than double its “impact investments” to $5 billion (3.76 billion pounds), it said on Thursday, aiming to improve the lives of five million people a year. The target forms part of a move by insurers to tackle the causes of climate change and other
  • National Geographic Society
Creation of new impact investment program, managed by CA Capital Management, will accelerate the organization’s funding of research, exploration and education, inspiring solutions for the global good The National Geographic Society today announced it is dedicating $50 million from its $1.2 billion endowment to impact investments, furthering its commitment to understanding our planet and generating solutions for a
  • Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley Investment Management Raises More Than $125 Million for its First Global Impact Fund   Morgan Stanley Investment Management has raised more than $125 million in final commitments for its first global impact fund, PMF Integro Fund I (“Integro” or the “Fund”).  Launched in partnership with the Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing (the
  The Rise Fund, a global fund committed to achieving measurable, positive social and environmental outcomes alongside competitive financial returns, today announced it has invested in EverFi, a leading provider of subscription-based digital learning to K-12 schools, universities, corporations, sports teams, and NGOs. This investment reaches two of the seven sectors identified as areas of focus
  • WKKF-Kellogg-Foundation
BATTLE CREEK, MICH. – The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) announces the release of its 2016 annual report: “Real Change for Children: Creating Equitable Communities.” The report presents a preview of the foundation’s refined grantmaking priorities, which emerged following a series of 14 community conversations with more than 1,600 grantees and partners. The updated priorities –
  • IKEA-FOUNDATION
ACCRA, Ghana – Reach for Change and the IKEA Foundation announced a new partnership that will help 120 outstanding entrepreneurs in Ethiopia develop social enterprises that improve the health, education and protection of children in Africa’s second most populous country. IKEA Foundation and @R4C_Africa join forces to help 84,000 children in #Ethiopia through social enterprise! #socent
  • Ford Foundation
A major commitment to be phased in over 10 years Largest commitment of its kind by a private foundation An effort to help advance the broader marketplace for impact investing Resulting MRI investments will initially focus on affordable housing, financial services “The next generation of innovation in philanthropic impact”   NEW YORK / 5 April
Impact investment strategy seeks to enable public market investors to combine social and financial goals NEW YORK – BlackRock has launched the BlackRock Impact Bond Fund (‘the Fund’), a mutual fund that aims to generate competitive financial returns while investing in measurable social and environmental outcomes. The Fund will trade under the ticker BIIIX. “The BlackRock