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HEDLINE: Macat closes $30 million Angel Round

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Macat, a London-based edtech startup that is working on an online learning platform and critical thinking tool, announced that it has closed a $30 million Angel Round. Macat previously raised an undisclosed $20 million from a group of angel investors.

Founded in 2012, Macat works with leading academics who create accessible analyses and multimedia content of seminal texts like The Art of War, Capital in the 21st Century, Clash of Civilizations, The Selfish Gene or The Second Sex.

The new funding will be used to add more content to the platform and for global expansion.

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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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EDBRIEF: Edtech UK Officially Launched

Edtech UK, a new strategic body supported by the mayor of London and London & Partners and endorsed by the UK government, officially launched on Wednesday with 25 founding members.

The organisation is led by Ian Fordham and Ty Goddard who also founded the think tank Education Foundation.

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EDBRIEF: The City & Guilds Group launches New Venture Fund

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The City & Guilds Group, a London-based organisation that helps people and organisations to develop their skills for personal and economic growth, launched a £2.5 million investment fund for edtech startups.

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Primo – EdTech Startup Profile

Name: Primo
Website: www.primotoys.com
Headquarters: London, UK
Vertical: pre-K, K-12, STEM
Tech: Physical Product

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