Startup Profile: iversity

Though the biggest hype is over, MOOCs are still considered one of the hot topics in higher education. From heavily venture backed US-based platforms like […]

Berlin-based Startups have raised €1 billion from IBB Bet since 1997

Founded in 1997, the golden age of the “New Economy” in Germany, IBB Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH (IBB Bet) has helped 168 Berlin-based startups to raise €1 […]

Babbel opens Office in the United States

Berlin-based language learning startup Babbel announced the opening of its first overseas office in New York. Babbel co-founder and President Thomas Holl will head operations […]

HEDLINE: raises Series A led by Holtzbrinck Digital

Berlin-based, a SaaS platform serving educators and institutions who want to create online courses and sell them via their own websites, raised an undisclosed […]

iversity hires co-Managing Director, introduces Paid Tracks

Germany’s leading MOOC platform iversity announced that it has hired a second managing director alongside co-founder Hannes Klöpper. The Bernau-based startup also introduced iversity Tracks […]

Video Tuition Platform sofatutor raises €3,5 million led by German publisher Cornelsen

Berlin-based online video tuition platform sofatutor has raised €3.5 million in a round led by German education publisher Cornelsen with participation of existing investors Acton […]

Brain Training Startup Memorado raises €1 million Seed Round

Memorado, a Berlin-based brain training app, has disclosed a €1 million Seed Round closed in March. The funding comes from Sunstone Capital and a who-is-who […]

Langenscheidt not Rosetta Stone owns the Color Yellow – at least in Germany

If you ask people in North America which language learning company they associate with the color yellow, they will most likely answer with Rosetta Stone. […]

Maker of Digital Pen VibeWrite (formerly Lernstift) is Bankrupt

According to VibeWrite (formerly Lernstift) is bankrupt. The Munich-based edtech startup has been working on a digital pen that automatically recognizes mistakes and notifies […]

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