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Twelve to Deploy World’s First Industrial-Scale Carbon Transformation Platform
Twelve raised $130 million in Series B funding to accelerate its industrial-scale carbon transformation technology for creating products with a lower carbon footprint.
Apollo Agriculture Raises $40 Million to Expand Platform to Help Small-Scale Farmers Improve Thei... Apollo Agriculture Raises $40 Million to Expand Platform to Help Small-Scale Farmers Improve Their Yields
CZI partners with Apollo Agriculture to support food security, economic development, and sustainable agriculture in Africa.
CZI Invests in Promising Climate Change Solutions
CZI supports organizations that are advancing promising climate change solutions, including carbon dioxide removal.
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.
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...
Justice & Opportunity
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $450 Million to Accelerate Criminal Justice & Immigratio... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $450 Million to Accelerate Criminal Justice & Immigration Reform
Editor’s Note: This release has been updated to include the new organization name for our criminal justice reform strategic...
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Celebrates Five-Year Anniversary with 2020 Annual Letter
Today, we’re celebrating the five-year anniversary of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) with the release of CZI’s 2020...