Category: Education

myfisensemyfisenseSeptember 16, 2021
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Byju’s said on Thursday it has acquired California-headquartered Tynker, a leading coding platform for K-12 students, the latest in a series of major purchases as the Indian edtech giant attempts to aggressively expand to international markets. The companies didn’t disclose the terms of the deal, but a person familiar with the matter told TechCrunch that the […]

myfisensemyfisenseSeptember 16, 2021
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CoderSchool, a Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam-based online coding school startup, announced today $2.6 million in pre-Series A funding to scale up its online coding school platform. This round was led by Monk’s Hill Ventures, with participation from returning seed investors Iterative, XA Network, and iSeed Ventures. CoderSchool raised a seed round led by TRIVE […]

myfisensemyfisenseAugust 11, 2021
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Mirthy disclosed it has now raised $1.1M pre-Seed funding led by Ascension’s ‘Fair By Design’ fund, with participation from Ada Ventures, Redrice Ventures and True. As Baby Boomers (aged 57-75 at this point) and Gen X (aged 41-56) head into their dotage, they are no longer the “senior citizens” of yore, being still active and, […]

myfisensemyfisenseAugust 9, 2021
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UpGrad, a Bangalore-based startup that specializes in higher education and upskilling courses, hit a valuation of $1.2 billion with a $185 million funding round as global investors plow record capital into firms in the world’s second largest internet market. Singapore’s Temasek led the financing round while the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation and IIFL participated. The […]

myfisensemyfisenseJuly 6, 2021
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Entertainment and education are significant factors of a child’s quality of life. Entertainment gives a child an escape from their everyday lives, where they can engage with new interests, experiences, and be uplifted by inspirational and captivating content. Education compliments a child’s newfound inspiration by providing the necessary skill set to bring their dreams to […]

myfisensemyfisenseJuly 1, 2021
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Prof. Kalyan K. Sahoo, FCGIA, a member and Fellow of the CGIA Institute has been appointed as the Vice Chancellor of Arni University based in Himachal Pradesh, India. Arni University (AU) is a leading Indian institution of higher education, providing a rare combination of technical and academic excellence to its students. “It’s an extremely exciting journey […]

myfisensemyfisenseJune 4, 2021
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CGIA Institute and its affiliate network in Ghana has announced the date for hosting their annual 2nd Women in Finance & Investment Summit (WIFIS 2021), the leading platform to inspire the next generation for diversity and inclusive conversations and partnerships in the finance & investment management industry. This year’s Summit will be held at the […]

myfisensemyfisenseMarch 18, 2021
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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
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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 […]

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