Tag Archives: Germany

EDBRIEF: Studienkreis acquires Tutoria from Holtzbrinck

The leading German private tutoring company Studienkreis announced that it has acquired the website and technology of Tutoria, an online portal for private tutoring launched by publisher Holtzbrinck in 2007.

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EDBRIEF: sofatutor partners with German Bookstore Thalia

Berlin-based educational video platform sofatutor launched a new product line that will be available at Thalia bookstores across Germany. According to founder and CEO Stephan Bayer, sofatutor aims to reach new audiences at a location where they are already looking for educational content.

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Kenhub – EdTech Startup Profile

Name: Kenhub
Website: www.kenhub.com
Headquarters: Berlin, Germany
Vertical: Higher Education, Professional Development
Tech: Web App

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HEDLINE: Babbel raises $22 million Series C

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Berlin-based language learning company Babbel announced that it closed a $22 million Series C, led by Scottish Equity Partners (SEP) with participation from existing investors Reed Elsevier Ventures, Nokia Growth Partners (NGP), and VC Fonds Technology Berlin, managed by IBB Bet.

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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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