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Game-Based Learning Platform Kahoot! raises $10 million

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Norwegian game-based learning platform Kahoot! has raised a $10 million round led by Fredrik Cassel at Creandum, current investor Tellef Thorleifsson at Northzone and Nagraj Kashyap at Microsoft Ventures. The latest round brings the startup’s total raised to $16.5 million.

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EDBRIEF: Rovio’s Fun Learning is looking for Investors

Finnish mobile game maker Rovio announced that it will spin off its digital learning and edutainment project Fun Learning to double down on games, media and consumer products, reports Reuters. The company will cut 213 jobs, most of them in Finland.

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Pandacraft – EdTech Startup Profile

Name: Pandacraft
Website: www.pandacraft.fr
Headquarters: Paris, France
Vertical: K-12, Edutainment
Tech: Physical Product, Mobile App

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FUNDED: Pandacraft raises €1 million

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Pandacraft, a monthly edutainment subscription box for three-to-seven-year olds, raised €1 million from Elaia Partners, Margaret Milan,  OTEO Investment and DPS&Co.

Founded in 2013, Pandacraft has over 10.000 subscribers in France. The Paris-based startup previously raised €500.000 and now plans to expand internationally.

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EDBRIEF: Zondle to switch to Paid Subscription

Two weeks after sending out a notice to its users announcing the platform has to shut down due to unsustainable running costs for the service, Zondle has found an anonymous donor who will support the transition to a paid, subscription-based model.

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