NewSchools Venture Fund’s Seed Fund has been hard at work since it officially kicked off early this year. The group now counts more than 20 investments (editor’s note: EdSurge is one). The fund typically makes investments of $50K to $100K.
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India’s largest education services company Manipal Global will buy back 12% stake held by IDFC and Capital International for nearly $140 million, even as the Bangalore-based company wants to spin off its international university campuses into a separate company
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TechStars Grad Testive Raises $500K From HubSpot Co-Founder, Others For Its Test-Prep Platform That Adapts As You Study
Testive, an alum of TechStars’ Boston accelerator, has developed a new line of test-preparation products in partnership with MIT that seek to make old-school testing and test prep obsolete