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Writefull – EdTech Startup Profile

Name: Writefull
Website: www.writefullapp.com
Headquarters: London, UK
Vertical: K-12, Higher Education, Lifelong Learning
Tech: Software (Windows, Mac)

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HEDLINE: Uniplaces raises $24 million Series A

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Uniplaces, a student accommodation marketplace, raised a $24 million Series A led by Atomico with participation from existing investors Octopus Ventures, Shilling Capital Partners, and co-investor Caixa Capital.

Founded in 2012 in Lisbon, Portugal Uniplaces now lists over 40,000 student accommodation rooms in 38 cities across nine European countries and has generated over $25 million in bookings.

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HEDLINE: Macat closes $30 million Angel Round

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Macat, a London-based edtech startup that is working on an online learning platform and critical thinking tool, announced that it has closed a $30 million Angel Round. Macat previously raised an undisclosed $20 million from a group of angel investors.

Founded in 2012, Macat works with leading academics who create accessible analyses and multimedia content of seminal texts like The Art of War, Capital in the 21st Century, Clash of Civilizations, The Selfish Gene or The Second Sex.

The new funding will be used to add more content to the platform and for global expansion.

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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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EDBRIEF: FutureLearn adds new International Partners

UK-based MOOC platform FutureLearn expands its offering by adding courses from five new international partner universities to the platform.

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