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Ventures

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.

Oct 6, 2021 · 3 min read

Ventures

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...

Sep 2, 2021 · 3 min read

Ventures

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...

Aug 12, 2021 · 5 min read

Ventures

Ellevation Joins Curriculum Associates Family to Accelerate Impact

Recently, Ellevation joined the Curriculum Associates family, to expand its impact on multilingual  students.  Ellevation...

Aug 1, 2021 · 2 min read

Ventures

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...

May 12, 2021 · 6 min read

Ventures

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...

April 28, 2021 · 5 min read

Ventures

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...

Feb 25, 2021 · 4 min read

Ventures

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...

Feb 18, 2021 · 4 min read

Education

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...

Sep 1, 2020 · 6 min read

Ventures

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...

Jan 23, 2019 · 2 min read

Ventures

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...

Jan 16, 2019 · 3 min read

Ventures

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...

Jul 26, 2018 · 3 min read

Education

New Investment in Ellevation Education

Jim Shelton: About 1 in 10 students across the country are English Language Learners. In California, 1 in 4 are ELL students....

Jan 12, 2018 · 1 min read

Education

New Investment in Byju’s

  The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative invested in BYJU’s, an innovative company based in India that leverages...

Sep 8, 2016 · 2 min read

Education

New Investment in Andela

  The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative invested in Andela to support the organization’s longer-term growth as it...

Jun 16, 2016 · 2 min read

Education

New Investment in Ellevation Education

We invest in companies and entrepreneurs supporting student learning. Recently, we invested in Ellevation Education, a...

Feb 17, 2016 · 1 min read

Education

Investment in Newsela

 Through Zuckerberg Education Ventures, we invested in Newsela, a literacy platform which offers news articles for students...

Oct 6, 2015 · 1 min read

Education

Investment in MasteryConnect

   As part of our commitment to personalized learning, we invested $5 million in MasteryConnect to support K-12 educators...

Sep 22, 2015 · 1 min read

Education

Investment in AltSchool

AltSchool is building a network of micro-schools that provides a uniquely personalized and child-centered K-8 learning...

May 4, 2015 · 1 min read

CarbonBuilt has raised $10 million in Series A funding to expand its team, further enhance its ReversaTM technology, and develop its first commercial projects.

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