2016 has been a very good year for Europe’s K-12 edtech startup scene.
In terms of attracting investment it managed to leave Higher Education and Language Learning, the leaders of previous years when it came to attracting funding, far behind this time. Continue reading Fact Sheet: K-12 is Europe’s Hottest EdTech Vertical
Last week European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society Günther Oettinger stated at the Austrian Alpbach forum that Europe needed to invest an estimated 600 to 700 billion Euros into its digital infrastructure in order to not fall further behind the United States and China.
Oettinger urges that Europe must quickly develop fiber optic networks as well as 5G wireless in order to stay competitive.
Continue reading Investment in Digital Infrastructure = EdTech Growth
In this second interview of our EdTech Outlook 2016 series we talked to Richard Taylor, a seasoned edtech entrepreneur and angel investor based in London.
Richard shares his thoughts on the impact of China on the global edtech market, a possible edtech bubble, promising markets as well as trends, like VR and the maker movement.
Continue reading EdTech Outlook 2016 – Richard Taylor