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dealstreetasia.com November 20, 2020

Chinese Coding Education Startup Codemao Raises $198M Led By Baring Pe, Others

The corpus is the largest funding in China's coding industry. The post Chinese coding education startup Codemao raises $198m led by Baring PE, others appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
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business-standard.com November 18, 2020

Tencent To Invest In Online Education Startup Udemy At Over $3 Bn Valuation | Business Standard News

Investors were also told by Udemy that the company could pursue an initial public offering next year. : Katie Roof Dinesh Nair Loni Prinsloo & Crystal Tse | Bloomberg Last Updated at November 18, 2020 19:20 IST Chinese technology company Tencent Holdings Ltd. is a lead investor in a funding round that valued the online education startup Udemy Inc. at more than $3 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.
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techcrunch.com November 03, 2020

Udacity Raises $75M In Debt, Says Its Tech Education Business Is Profitable After Enterprise Pivot - Techcrunch

Online education tools continue to see a surge of interest boosted by major changes in work and learning practices in the midst of a global health pandemic. And today, one of the early pioneers of the medium is announcing some funding as it tips into profitability on the back of a pivot to enterprise services, [...]
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chinamoneynetwork.com October 12, 2020

Chinese Education Startup Huohua Raises $100M In E2 Round - China Money Network

Chinese education brand Huohua has recently completed the its E2 round of US$100 million financing. This round of financing was led by Tencent, participated by funds under Carlyle Group and Yuandaodao, another Chinese online education company. Light Source Capital served as the exclusive investment advisor. This round follows a series E1 round of financing totaling [...] Chinese Education Startup Huohua Raises $100 Million In E2 Round comes from China Money Network: Primary Data for China's Primary Markets! All Rights Reserved.
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geekwire.com October 06, 2020

Seattle Startup Skilljar Raises $33M As Pandemic Sparks Demand For Its Customer Education Software

The third time really has been a charm for Sandi Lin and Jason Stewart. The entrepreneurs began their startup journey in 2013 when the former Amazon employees launched Everpath, a Techstars Seattle company that tried to build a Yelp for online classes. They soon pivoted and began targeting independent instructors, offering them a platform to host online education. "I call those my first two failed startups," Lin said this week. It was the third evolution of the original idea that really took off.
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sfltimes.com September 16, 2020

VC Firms Pump $1B Into Indian Ed-tech Startups

India's education technology industry has raked in over $1 billion during the first six months of the current financial year from the likes of SoftBank, Sequoia Capital, among other venture capital firms.
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business-standard.com September 14, 2020

Edtech Leads Investments In Education Sector; $1.1 Bn Poured In 2020 | Business Standard News

With Covid-19 changing how education is imparted, education sector received the highest-ever annual investment in this year. : Amidst lockdown, the education sector continues to be one of the big bets for investors, education, especially edtech, has recorded investments worth $1.1 billion in 2020, its highest-ever annual tally and four times compared to last year. Investors say they will continue to see the maximum investment in 2020. The pandemic has confined students across all ages to home and digital education is the only way to continue learning. High penetration of low-cost internet (4G) has made accessibility possible.
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asia.nikkei.com September 02, 2020

Softbank Joins India's Online Education Boom With Startup Funding - Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- SoftBank Group has joined India's booming online education market by leading a $150 million investment in local startup Unacademy. Unacademy said in a statement Wednesday the investment values it at $1.45 billion. That is nearly triple its $510 million valuation in February. The deal is a sign that SoftBank remains willing to invest in startups while it focuses on raising cash to help weather the pandemic. SoftBank made its investment through Vision Fund 2, a vehicle currently funded entirely by the Japanese group.
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dealstreetasia.com September 01, 2020

Chinese Online Education Firm Yuanfudao To Raise $1.2B In New Funding

In March, Yuanfudao raised $1 billion that valued it at $7.8 billion. The post Chinese online education firm Yuanfudao to raise $1.2b in new funding appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
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dealstreetasia.com August 18, 2020

Chinese Online English Education Firm Palfish Raises $120M In Series C Round

Palfish claims the funding is the largest in the online English learning segment this year. The post Chinese online English education firm Palfish raises $120m in Series C round appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
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