Category: Education

myfisensemyfisenseMarch 18, 2021

According to CNBC, China’s second-in-command emphasized the country’s need to build up its own talent, as tensions with the U.S. simmer in BEIJING. As on Thursday, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang was addressing reporters immediately after the close of the largely symbolic annual parliamentary meeting. China’s development plan for the next five years – and goals […]

myfisensemyfisenseFebruary 26, 2021

Newsela, a SaaS platform for K-12 instructional material backed by the likes of TCV, Kleiner Perkins, Reach Capital and Owl Ventures, announced today that it has raised $100 million in a Series D round. The financing was led by new investor Franklin Templeton, and brings Newsela’s valuation to $1 billion. The new round is larger than the […]

myfisensemyfisenseFebruary 15, 2021

The CGIA Institute, a global body of Finance and Investment Professionals has today, February 15, 2021 announced the introduction of new scholarship schemes for its global members. For the first time in the history of the Institute, it’s introducing four different scholarship schemes available and accessible to all its members globally. According to the Institute, […]

myfisensemyfisenseJanuary 18, 2021

A Southeast Asia-focused SEAF Women’s Economic Empowerment Fund (SWEEF) has been able to secure a commitment of US$16.2 million from a Danish occupational pension scheme Paedagogernes Pension (PBU) according to a press statement released by the latter. Even though the pension scheme will be the major investor of the fund in the official launch and […]

myfisensemyfisenseDecember 24, 2020

Meishubao Education, a Chinese online art education platform, announced that it has raised $210 million in a Series D financing round led by private equity firm TPG Capital’s global impact investing platform The Rise Fund. Other investors including Fortune Capital, Winsdom Capital, SAIF Partners, Bojia Capital, and Chuangzhi Capital also participated in the round, according […]

myfisensemyfisenseNovember 20, 2020

AllRight is a platform for English language learning, aimed at children four years or older, which combines lessons with real teachers and homework with ‘AI-powered’ tutors. It’s now raised a $5 million Series A round led by Genesis Investments, with participation from TMT Investments, TerraVC, and existing investors Flashpoint and Misha Lyalin. The Ukraine-based startup will […]

myfisensemyfisenseNovember 10, 2020

Singapore-headquartered online language learning platform LingoAce has secured a US$6 million in Series A-plus in a statement. The round of financing was led by Sequoia India with existing investor Shunwei Capital returning to be part of the latest round. The startup raised US$7 million Series A from Beijing-based VC Shunwei Capital earlier this year. The […]

myfisensemyfisenseNovember 2, 2020

AOne, a Malaysian edutech company has announced it has secured RM2 million (US$500,000) in seed funding round led by Wavemaker Partners in a press statement dated November 2, 2020. The startup received MYR300,000 (~US$75,000) in investment about seven months ago from ScaleUp Ventures Malaysia’s Cradle Fund. Founded in 2015 by Dr. Darren Gouk, AOne is […]

myfisensemyfisenseOctober 30, 2020

Indian edutech startup Teachmint announced that it has raised US$3.5 million in seed funding round from Lightspeed India along with existing investors Better Capital and Titan Capital. This is the second round of funding for Teachmint in just two months since raising its first round in August earlier this year. The startup plans to use […]

myfisensemyfisenseOctober 26, 2020

Chinese online education platform Yuanfudao has raised of US$2.2 billion in a Series G round of funding. According to the press statement, this funding will be in two tranches (G1 and G2) and are an extension of the company’s $1 billion Series G fundraise in March this year. The statement also states that this round […]

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