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EDBRIEF: Speexx raises $5 million Series A

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Speexx, a German-based corporate language training provider, has raised a $5 million Series A from Ventech and Alto Invest.

Founded in Munich in 1994 by Alfred Ertl, Armin Hopp and Jörg Koberling, Speexx expanded across the globe and now has local offices in London, Madrid, Milan, Paris, Sao Paulo, Singapore, New York and Shanghai.

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EDBRIEF: Bertelsmann acquires 40% Stake in Affero Lab

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German media, services and education company Bertelsmann has acquired a 40% stake in Brazilian corporate training provider Affero Lab. The World Bank Group’s subsidiary International Finance Corporation also participated in the deal and now holds a 30% in the company.

Terms of the deal have not been disclosed, but Bertelsmann has the option to become the majority shareholder in the future.

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EDBRIEF: Brazilian EdTech Company Affero Lab to open Operations Centre in Dublin

Affero Lab, a Brazilian edtech company in the corporate training vertical, will open an overseas operations centre in Dublin, Ireland.

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