Australian edutech startup OpenLearning has raised $8.5 million in a Series A round led by Malaysian companies Prestariang Berhad and Paramount Corporation Berhad, with participation from a handful of local investors.
Having kicked off the round last year, the CSIRO’s Main Sequence Ventures has led a $3.75 million Series A round for edutech startup Intersective.
General Assembly will operate as a separate division within the organisation, with founder and CEO Jake Schwartz to report to Adecco Group.
Prosper Education has developed RoyalABC, a ‘language learning ecosystem’ based on a Cambridge English curriculum that looks to teach children British English.
Brisbane startup Math Mate is working to help all kids engage with and enjoy learning maths through the development of gamification app Do Math Good.
Tuty is an online tutoring marketplace offering online lessons for university students and “Tuty Points”, a loyalty program helping students save.
Australia’s gaming industry grew at a 9.6 percent CAGR between 2013 and 2016 as it expanded into other sectors, according to a joint report.
Edutech company Academy Xi has announced the closing of a $2.25 million Series A round, led by strategic investors Perle Ventures and Alium Capital.
Cogniss has created an app-building platform focused on educational and behavioural solutions, allowing developers to tap into the platform’s in-built game and app design and research to easily build.
Smart Sparrow has announced the closing of a AU$5.3 million Series C round to expand its technology to cater for increase in online courses in the US.
Paper Plane connects companies with students through real world projects, having participants work together in teams to solve real business problems in a bid to bridge the gap between education and employment.
EduGrowth has launched a pre-accelerator program, a free online course designed to guide startups through the development of their ideas on to launch.
Gamified learning app Quitch reminds students outside the classroom via push notifications to answer timed quiz questions based on their coursework.
Plus Eight has announced that former Dropbox advisor Tim Brewer will be joining the program as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence.
Australian edutech accelerator EduGrowth has announced the five startups that will be participating in its first full-time accelerator program.