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Polish startup Brainly which runs several localized social networks for students centered around homework help, has raised a €9 million Series A from General Catalyst Partners with participation from both existing and new investors Point Nine Capital, Learn Capital and Runa Capital. Adam Valkin and Nitesh Banta from GCP will join Brainly’s board of directors.
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Pope Francis officially launched Scholas.Social at a dedicated event in Vatican City. Scholas.Social is a new global, multi-religious and multi-cultural network that aims to connect schools through collaboration, encounter and shared interest.
The platform enables students and teachers across the globe to share projects and learn from each other. They can ask for help which can be given in different ways, from sharing the project over monetary or resource donations to volunteering in the project. This way, Scholas.Social takes a page from the crowdfunding playbook but adds non-monetary ways to support, as well.
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