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UK: Firefly Learning raises £4.5 million Series A

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London-based Firefly Learning has raised a £4.5 million Series A from BGF Ventures and Beringea. Continue reading UK: Firefly Learning raises £4.5 million Series A

European EdTech raised over €65m in Q3 2016

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In the third quarter of 2016, investments in European education technology surpassed €65 million coming from over 39 investors across 22 deals. The majority of deals (17) was closed in September.

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UK: pi-top raises £3.5 million Series A

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London-based edtech startup pi-top has raised a £3.5 million Series A from Hambro Perks and Committed Capital. The three-year-old startup has raised a total of over £4.9 million to date.

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Germany: Makerist raises €5 million Series B

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Berlin-based DIY learning platform Makerist has raised a €5 million Series B from Gruner + Jahr Digital Ventures, Ringier Digital Ventures, High-Tech Gründerfonds, and OZ Verlag.

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France: Coorpacademy raises €10 million

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Paris-based Coorpacademy has raised €10 million for its B2B MOOC platform. The new round comes from NextStage, Debiopharm Investment and Serena Capital and brings the total funding raised to €13.2 million to date.

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