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Germany: Makerist raises €5 million Series B

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Berlin-based DIY learning platform Makerist has raised a €5 million Series B from Gruner + Jahr Digital Ventures, Ringier Digital Ventures, High-Tech Gründerfonds, and OZ Verlag.

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HowCloud – EdTech Startup Profile

Name: HowCloud
Website: www.howcloud.com
Headquarters: London, UK
Vertical: K-12, Higher Education, Lifelong Learning
Tech: Web App

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ClassOnLive – EdTech Startup Profile

Name: ClassOnLive
Website: www.classonlive.com
Headquarters: Madrid, Spain
Vertical: Lifelong Learning, Professional Education
Tech: Web App, Mobile App

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OpenClassrooms – EdTech Startup Profile

Name: OpenClassrooms
Website: www.openclassrooms.com
Headquarters: Paris, France
Vertical: K-12, Higher Education, Lifelong Learning
Tech: Web App, Physical Product

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Tips for Building Successful LifeLong Learning Products

I am not surprised when a discussion with an entrepreneur begins with a pitch, “Our idea has a billion-dollar potential in a multi-trillion dollar education industry”. The recent disruption in education is largely driven by the entrepreneurs who are ambitious enough to think that they can make an impact – both to society and to its shareholders.

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