EDBRIEF: OpenClassrooms partners with Studialis for State Recognized Online Training

OpenClassrooms, the popular Paris-based e-learning and MOOC platform with 3 million visitors per month, joined forces with Studialis group to launch France’s first fully online training recognized by the state.

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EDBRIEF: CareerFoundry raises six-figure Seed Round

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Berlin-based CareerFoundry raised a six-figure seed round led by Tengelmann Ventures with participation of Stefan Glänzer and Paul Föckler of Mendeley.

Last year the startup raised a €250.000 angel round from Glänzer, the new round brings the total funding into the seven digits.

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LiveMentor – EdTech Startup Profile

Name: LiveMentor
Website: www.livementor.com
Headquarters: Paris, France
Vertical: K-12, Tutoring
Tech: Web App

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EDBRIEF: Eton College launches EtonX – targets Chinese students

Eton College announced the launch of EtonX, a joint venture between its subsidiary Eton Online Ventures and Eighteen70. Simon Walsh, founder of Eighteen70 has been appointed CEO and James Stanforth, Head of Digital Education at Eton has been appointed as Course Director of EtonX.

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EDBRIEF: Holtzbrinck Publishing Group invests in Founders Factory

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Holtzbrinck Publishing Group has invested a significant amount in London-based Founders Factory, a combined incubator and accelerator program founded by the team of Founders Forum.

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