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HEDLINE: iversity raises additional Funding

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iversity, one of Europe’s leading MOOC platforms, announced that it has raised a seven-digit funding round from the current management team and outside investors in preparation of a larger round of growth funding later this year.

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Startup Profile: iversity

Name: iversity
Website: www.iversity.org
Headquarters: Bernau, Germany
Vertical: Higher Education, MOOC
Tech: Web App


Though the biggest hype is over, MOOCs are still considered one of the hot topics in higher education. From heavily venture backed US-based platforms like Coursera, edX and ex-MOOC Udacity to state funded projects like Université Numérique in France, MOOCs play an important role in providing free access to world class education on the Internet.

German-based iversity quickly grew into one of the leading MOOC platforms in Europe with global ambitions.

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iversity ramps up Funding to over €5 million with an Inside Round

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iversity announced today that it has closed an inside round from bmp media investors, BFB Frühphasenfonds and T-Venture with the latter significantly increasing its investment in the German-based MOOC platform.

iversity does not share the financial details of the round but states that the latest round brings the total funding to over €5 million. The MOOC provider previously raised €100.000 in seed funding in January 2010, €1.1 million in August 2011 and an undisclosed round in January 2013.

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iversity hires co-Managing Director, introduces Paid Tracks

Germany’s leading MOOC platform iversity announced that it has hired a second managing director alongside co-founder Hannes Klöpper. The Bernau-based startup also introduced iversity Tracks which gives learners the option to study a course for free or pay for different levels of accreditation.

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HEDLINE: iversity starts Spring Semester with new Certifications

iversity, one of the leading European MOOC platforms, announced three new types of certifications along with the list of new courses for the spring semester 2014.

The certifications come in a three tier plan, priced at €49, €99 and €149.

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