The pandemic has opened a new door for the adoption of education technologies. In response to lockdowns, teachers were forced to quickly adapt to integrate digital curriculums, learning management systems, communications tools, and interactivity into their work. Merlyn Mind is a voice and remote-controlled digital assistant for educators to manage the digital services found in their classrooms. By offloading the technology aspect of education, teachers are able to focus on the needs of students. This year, the company has piloted its combined hardware and software solution in 50+ classrooms across twenty schools. AlleyWatch caught up with CEO and Cofounder Satya Nitta to learn more about the inspiration to build a digital assistant specifically for education, the company’s strategic plans, and latest funding round led by Learn Capital.
16 fundings, $520M+ invested in NYC startups, 3 SPAC announcements, 1 IPO, and 1 IPO filing in the past week. NYC Tech News for the week ending 6/26 featuring news for BuzzFeed, Pavilion, Vantage, and much, much more.
~$70M in new funding announced! The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 6/23/2021 featuring funding details for Moth+Flame, VERO Leasing, and much more.
The Weekly Notable Startup Funding Report takes us on a trip across various ecosystems in the US, highlighting some of the notable funding activity in the various markets that we track. The notable startup funding rounds for the week ending 3/27/21 featuring funding details for Ginger, Ease, and twenty-five other rounds that you must know about.
The pandemic has severely disrupted the framework of education globally. With in-person learning halted or interrupted, both parents and students have faced added pressure to adjust to the concept of remote learning. Brainly is a peer-to-peer online learning platform for parents and students that helps alleviate some of these challenges. At its core, the platform focuses on homework help and questions, where students can give or receive help in a trusted community. Not surprisingly, in 2020, the company experienced 75% growth for its freemium service and now has over 350M students in its community. AlleyWatch caught up with CEO Michał Borkowski to learn more about the massive shift in online learning as a result of the pandemic, the company’s plans to expand its product offering and geographically, and the company’s recent round of funding from Learn Capital, Prosus Ventures, Runa Capital, MantaRay, and General Catalyst.
$650M+ raised! NYC Tech News for the week ending 12/19 featuring news for BigID, H1, three acquisitions, two SPACs, one traditional IPO filing, and much more including how to get a pair of Beats Headphones from our featured partner…
A mega-deal day with $380M invested in NYC startups in the last 24 hours across five transactions. The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 12/17/2020 featuring funding details for H1, Ramp, and much more.
The Weekly Notable Startup Funding Report takes us on a trip across various ecosystems in the US, highlighting some of the notable funding activity in the various markets that we track. The notable startup fundings for the week ending 11/21/20 featuring funding details forMycoWorks, AliveCor, Strava and twenty-two other rounds you must know about.
The notable startup fundings for the week ending 8/8/20 featuring funding details for Krisp, Ginger, PandaDoc, and much much more.
Everything you need to need to know about the largest global startup funding rounds of July 2020; broken down by industry, stage, investors, and more…
Everything you need to need to know about the largest US startup funding rounds of July 2020; broken down by industry, stage, investors, and more…