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FUNDED: MyTutorWeb raises £1 million

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MyTutorWeb, a UK-based online tutoring startup, raised £1 million from a group of private investors.

Founded in 2012, MyTutorWeb has taken over 20,000 bookings from 4,000 pupils in the UK and abroad. The platform has signed 900 top undergraduates as tutors and charges £18 per hour.

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FUNDED: LiveMentor raises €900.000 Seed Round

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Paris-based LiveMentor, an online marketplace for live tutoring via web video chat, raised a €900.000 seed round from ISAI and a group of business angels including Nicolas Brusson, cofounder of BlaBlaCar.

Founded in 2012, LiveMentor currently has over 12.000 users, 2.500 of which are mentors. Tutoring sessions start at €10 per hour.

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EDBRIEF: Studienkreis acquires Tutoria from Holtzbrinck

The leading German private tutoring company Studienkreis announced that it has acquired the website and technology of Tutoria, an online portal for private tutoring launched by publisher Holtzbrinck in 2007.

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EDBRIEF: sofatutor partners with German Bookstore Thalia

Berlin-based educational video platform sofatutor launched a new product line that will be available at Thalia bookstores across Germany. According to founder and CEO Stephan Bayer, sofatutor aims to reach new audiences at a location where they are already looking for educational content.

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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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