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.
Brigie is partnering with educational institutions to list their courses on the site for international students to search through and apply for.
General Assembly will operate as a separate division within the organisation, with founder and CEO Jake Schwartz to report to Adecco Group.
The University of New South Wales is doubling down on online learning, partnering with provider Keypath Education to launch a series of Master’s programs that will run solely online.
Prosper Education has developed RoyalABC, a ‘language learning ecosystem’ based on a Cambridge English curriculum that looks to teach children British English.
The transient nature of work in the industry, however, can mean that as staff come and go, businesses don’t have time to train employees. Looking to make it easier is Melbourne-founded Typsy, founded by Jonathan Plowright.
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.
A notable trend in the Australian EduTech space right now is an acute awareness around the need to proactively support particular niche groups.
Education has always been a strong contributor to the bottom line of the Australian economy as well as one of this countries greatest exports.
Academy Xi has launched The Founding Futures, a new scholarship which will offer Indigenous Australians training in User Experience Design.
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.
Australia Post Regional Pitchfest has revealed the lineup of entrepreneurs from Australia that will have the chance to pitch their ideas on stage.
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.