Tag Archives: K-12

EDBRIEF: Brainly opens Second European Office in Berlin

Global homework help community Brainly announced that it will open a third office in Germany’s startup hub Berlin. The edtech startup opened an office in New York to boost its U.S. operations earlier this year.

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Startup Profile: Brainly

Name: Brainly
Website: www.brainly.co
Headquarters: Krakow, Poland
Vertical: K-12
Tech: Web App, Mobile App

Learning communities and Q&A forums have always been popular among Internet users. From question and answer sites like Yahoo Answers or Quora to language learning communities like busuu or italki, there is a plethora of peer-learning sites available.

Brainly, one of the fastest growing European edtech startups, connects middle school and high school students via its global network of localized communities. Using the free service, students can help each other with their homework by asking and answering questions.

The Polish startup raised a €9 million Series A and opened its first overseas office in New York City last year.

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Startup Profile: Mozaik Education

Name: Mozaik Education
Website: www.mozalearn.com
Headquarters: Szeged, Hungary
Vertical: K-12
Tech: Web App, Software

The classroom of the future requires an interplay between technology and educational content. The best laptops, tablets or electronic whiteboards don’t have much use if there is no interactive content that takes advantage of the possibilities those technologies offer.

Mozaik Education out of Hungary offers an entire suite of products that help teachers and administrators to make the most out of classroom technology.

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Startup Profile: ExamTime

Name: ExamTime
Website: www.examtime.com
Headquarters: Dublin, Ireland
Vertical: K-12
Tech: Web App

Personalized and adaptive learning are (again) big topics in education technology. Dublin-based ExamTime.com just recently came out of beta and made its learning platform available to the public.

During the beta phase over 600k from 190 countries joined the platform and created over one million learning resources.

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HEDLINE: Night Zookeeper raises £335k Series A

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London-based Night Zookeeper, a digital art and literacy resource for students and teachers in K-12, raised a £335k Series A from a group of angel investors, London Business Angels and Angels Den Tech Club as well as a Big Venture Challenge grant.

Night Zookeeper previously raised £125.3k in seed funding from Wayra, Ascension Ventures Limited and angel investors. The new funding will be used to expand internationally.

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