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dealstreetasia.com February 23, 2021

Education Financing Startup Erudifi Raises $5M Series A And Other Se Asia Deals

DealStreetAsia has put together a table listing out prominent VC transactions in Southeast Asia this week. The post Education financing startup ErudiFi raises $5m Series A and other SE Asia deals appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
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inc42.com February 09, 2021

Eduvanz Bags $10 Mn Debt Funding To Expand Education Loans Platform

Mumbai-based education-focussed fintech startup Eduvanz has raised $10 Mn in venture debt funding from multiple financial institutions including InCred Financial...
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prnewswire.com February 04, 2021

National Restaurant Association And National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Name 2021 Boards

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Restaurant Association and the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) today announced their 2021 board officers and directors. Brian Casey, president of Oak Hill Tavern and the Company Picnic Company, will serve...
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business-standard.com January 12, 2021

Byju's In Talks To Buy Aakash Educational Services For $700M | Business Standard News

New Delhi-based Aakash Educational Services Limited (AESL) is the biggest education organisation in India. : Edtech decacorn Byju's is in talks to acquire exam preparation firm Aakash Educational Services Limited for about $700 million-$750 million, according to the sources. "But the conversations are very early. Even the term sheet has not been signed yet," said an industry source with direct knowledge about the matter. New Delhi-based Aakash Educational Services Limited (AESL) is the biggest education organisation in India. It provides comprehensive test preparatory services for students preparing for medical and engineering entrance examinations.
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venturebeat.com January 12, 2021

Zynga And Will.i.am Will Help Raise $5M For Education

Zynga has partnered with Black Eyed Peas star Will.i.am and his I.am Angel Foundation to help raise $5 million in donations.
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techcrunch.com December 28, 2020

Chinese Online Education App Zuoyebang Raises $1.6B From Investors Including Alibaba - Techcrunch

The rivalry between China's top online learning apps has become even more intense this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The latest company to score a significant funding round is Zuoyebang, which announced today (link in Chinese) that it has raised a $1.6 billion Series E+ from investors including Alibaba Group. Other participants included returning [...]
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techcrunch.com December 28, 2020

Chinese Online Education App Zuoyebang Raises $1.6B From Investors Including Alibaba - Techcrunch

The rivalry between China's top online learning apps has become even more intense this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The latest company to score a significant funding round is Zuoyebang, which announced today (link in Chinese) that it has raised a $1.6 billion Series E+ from investors including Alibaba Group. Other participants included returning investors Tiger Global Management, SoftBank Vision Fund, Sequoia Capital China and FountainVest Partners. Zuoyebang's latest announcement comes just six months after it announced a $750 million Series E led by Tiger Global and FountainVest.
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channelweb.co.uk December 15, 2020

Capita Agrees Sale Of Education Unit For Around PS400M | Crn

Outsourcing giant sells Educations Software Solutions to Montagu Private Equity Capita has agreed to sell its Education Software Solutions (ESS) business to private equity house Montagu in a deal valued at up to PS400m. ESS provides management information system and related software for the education sector. The outsourcing firm revealed last month that it was in talks with Montagu Private Equity to offload the unit. Montagu has also entered into an agreement to invest in edtech specialist ParentPay and ESS will become part of ParentPay upon the completion of both deals.
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thetwentyminutevc.libsyn.com December 14, 2020

The Twenty Minute Vc: Venture Capital | Startup Funding | The Pitch: 20vc: Figma Founder, Dylan Field On How Leadership Needs To Evolve With Scale, The Transition From Application To Platform & The Future Of Remote Work, Education And Digital Spaces

Dylan Field is the Founder & CEO @ Figma, the company that helps teams create, test, and ship better designs from start to finish and is one of 2020's fastest-growing companies. To date, Dylan has raised over $132M with Figma from some of the best including Sequoia, a16z, Index, Greylock, Founders Fund and Kleiner Perkins. Figma's latest round valued them at a reported $2Bn. Prior to founding Figma, Dylan enjoyed internships at Flipboard, LinkedIn and O'Reilly Media. In Today's Episode You Will Learn: 1.)
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marketwatch.com December 14, 2020

Vista Equity To Buy Educational-software Maker Pluralsight For $3.5B

Private-equity firm Vista Equity Partners agreed to buy educational-software maker Pluralsight Inc., according to people familiar with the matter. : Private-equity firm Vista Equity Partners agreed to buy educational-software maker Pluralsight Inc., according to people familiar with the matter. The deal values Pluralsight PS, +0.37% at $20.26 a share, or $3.5 billion including debt, the companies said in a statement confirming an earlier report by The Wall Street Journal.
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