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FUNDED: Domoscio raises €250,000 from Inventures

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Domoscio, a French edtech startup that connects cognitive science and big data for adaptive learning solutions, raised 250,000 Euros from Inventures.

Founded in 2013, Domoscio is a SaaS provider that integrates easily into existing content from educational publishers. The startup will use the new funds to expand into markets outside of France.

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Startup Profile: UpGraduate

Name: UpGraduate
Website: www.upgraduate.com
Headquarters: Paris, France
Vertical: Professional Development, Vocational
Tech: Web App, Mobile App

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Tutoring: How to make Money in a Goldrush

Editor’s Note: This post has first been published on the Media Taylor blog.

Tutoring is a huge market; north of £2bn p.a. in England alone. I have written about it several times including one story titled, Tutoring, unstaked claims to a goldmine?

Tutoring can be a goldmine, which is why some edtech investors seem to approach it with all the restraint of a horde of prospectors stampeding to a goldrush. Yes, some will ‘strike it big’ but most will be disappointed with the assay their claim produces. There are significant opportunities in tutoring and I can think of a couple of companies who I think will be winners but most face significant barriers in terms of achieving scale, delivering quality and particularly in the recruitment and retention of talent.

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