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Handshake Expands to Help Young People Build Relationships with Employers and Launch Careers
CZI continues to support Handshake’s growth with participation in its latest funding round.
2021 CZI Ventures: Investing in Progress
Our portfolio continues to evolve, but we remain committed to supporting companies that use technology to build an inclusive, just, and healthy future for everyone.
Lovevery Launches Mobile App With Resources for Parents and Caregivers
CZI participates in a $100M Series C financing round to support Lovevery’s continued growth as a provider of resources tailored to a child’s developmental stage.
CZI Awards $10M to Breakthrough Energy Fellows and $23M to Advance Carbon Dioxide Removal
CZI announced funding for the Breakthrough Energy Fellows — entrepreneurs and researchers who will work to develop and scale the most promising decarbonization technologies.
CarbonBuilt Closes $10 Million Series A Financing
CarbonBuilt has raised $10 million in Series A funding to expand its team, further enhance its ReversaTM technology, and develop its first commercial projects.
Andela Secures $200 Million Series E Financing to Grow Global Engineering Marketplace
CZI joins latest funding round in support of Andela’s growing network of engineers.
Nerdy Positioned for the Future of Personalized Instruction
Nerdy becomes the first publicly traded CZI Ventures portfolio company, appearing on the New York Stock Exchange in September 2021.
Panorama Raises $60M to Enhance EdTech Tools
Panorama Education, a leading K-12 education software platform, announced today a $60 million Series C investment led by...
Emeritus Raises $650M to Expand Access to High Quality Education
Emeritus, a global leader in making high-quality education accessible and affordable to individuals, companies, and...
Ellevation Joins Curriculum Associates Family to Accelerate Impact
Recently, Ellevation joined the Curriculum Associates family, to expand its impact on multilingual students. Ellevation...
Handshake Secures Another $80M To Accelerate Virtual Recruiting and Diverse Hiring Practices
Handshake, the largest early career network helping millions of students from all backgrounds get hired and launch their...
OpenClassrooms Secures $80 Million in Series C Funding
OpenClassrooms, a mission-driven category leader in online education-to-employment programs announces today it has raised $80...
Newsela Announces $100 Million Series D Financing
NEW YORK – Leading K-12 instructional content platform Newsela announced today a $100M Series D investment led by new...
Descomplica Raises USD 84.5M, the Biggest Round for an EdTech in Latin America
São Paulo, Brazil – Descomplica, the first EdTech company in Brazil to enter the higher education market, closed a new...
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Supports Eruditus In Increasing Access to Education Across the Globe
The Eruditus group, consisting of Eruditus Executive Education (www.eruditus.com) and its online division EMERITUS...
Quartz Africa: Andela’s Latest $100 Million Funding Round is Led by a Former US Vice President
This piece was published in Quartz Africa on January 23, 2019. Software developer training and outsourcing company, Andela...
Fortune: Byju Education Startup Backed By Mark Zuckerberg Starts Global Expansion With Acquisition
This piece was published in Fortune on January 16, 2019. India’s leading education app developer, Byju, is tapping a war...
Chan Zuckerberg Supports RaiseMe In Helping More Students Own Their Path To College
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is proud to announce our support for RaiseMe, whose college readiness software platform is...