Schola Closes $10M Series A to Further Improve Student Recruitment and Engagement in PK-12 Schools

 Schola, the online platform that helps families discover, connect, and enroll in the ideal PK-12 schools for their children, marks a new milestone by closing a $10M Series A round of funding. With triple-digit annual recurring revenue growth, this minority-founded and led organization has already surpassed 100K students searching for the most suitable school in their platform … Read more

FarmBot Ships Record Number of Farming Robots to Homeowners and Schools, Bringing the Smart Home Revolution to the Backyard and Classroom

California startup FarmBot has shipped a record number of automated farming robots in 2022 to homeowners looking for help in the garden as well as schools and universities bolstering their precision agriculture programs. 2022 marked the release of FarmBot’s newest models with the following key features: The FarmBot web app allows users to drag-and-drop their garden design like the popular … Read more

PDH Academy Acquires OphthoQuestions and SunCam

Eden Capital is pleased to announce that PDH Academy, its portfolio company, has completed the acquisitions of OphthoQuestions and SunCam. The acquisitions add market-leading continuing education and test-prep solutions in ophthalmology, podiatry, and engineering to the PDH platform.  PDH Academy provides training in healthcare and specialized trades. PDH helps professionals and companies navigate regulatory training and … Read more

utobo Announces Launch of the Elite206 Program

utobo, the simplest platform to create, conduct, and sell online courses, has officially announced the launch of the Elite206 program. The utobo team has always envisioned a future in which acquiring skill sets is completely free, and one in which creators are greatly rewarded for their quality content. To bring this concept into reality, the team … Read more

Upright Partners With Columbia State to Enhance Careers in Tennessee’s Growing Tech Sector

Upright Education and Columbia State Community College have partnered to bring Upright’s award-winning coding bootcamps to the learners Columbia State serves in the Southern Middle Tennessee area. Upright Education is proud to be working with Tennessee’s first community college to make Columbia State’s Coding and UX/UI Design Bootcamps available to the many working individuals seeking … Read more

Veeko Creates Streaming After-School Platform to Combat Lack of Education Resources in the United States

The United States is facing a crisis in the area of afterschool education. Recent polling suggests that over 90% of parents believe that afterschool programs are essential for their child’s education, but for most parents, high-quality afterschool programs are out of reach. According to a recent study, more than 24.6 million children in the U.S. are unable … Read more

Read to Lead Wins $50,000 in Additional Funding Through AT&T’s Accelerator Pitches With Purpose Competition

Read to Lead, an ed-tech nonprofit that empowers middle school students to develop their literacy, life, and career skills through game-based learning, was recently announced as the winner of AT&T’s “Pitches With Purpose” Audience Choice Award. In the all-virtual “Shark Tank” style competition, AT&T invited the eight organizations from its 2021 graduating Accelerator class to … Read more

Esme Learning Solutions Secures a Further $15 Million in New Funding Round

Esme Learning Solutions, a global leader in online professional development has announced a further $15 million in new funding to support the edtech company’s rapid global expansion.  Previous investors, Adit Ventures are committing a further $10 million with leading edtech solution providers, ThriveDX making a strategic investment of $5 million. The new investment will help … Read more