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PINTEC Partners With Xiaomai Zhujiao to Enable Installment Financing for Educational & Training Institutions

Chinese fintech Pintec Technology Holdings Limited (PINTEC) announced on Thursday it is teaming up with  Xiaomai Zhujiao, a provider of education management software systems in China, to develop a consumer financing solution for education and training institutions. PINTEC reported that it will cooperate with Xiaomai Zhujiao to… Read More

College Ave Student Loans $65 Million Credit Facility from Guggenheim Investments

Student loan marketplace, College Ave Student Loans, announced on Thursday it secured a $65 million credit facility from Guggenheim Investments, the global asset management and investment advisory business of Guggenheim Partners.  College Ave Student Loans claimed the credit facility is another marker for it as… Read More

Natwest Launches Data Academy that Aims to Train Staff Members in Understanding & Harnessing Data

UK banking group NatWest announced on Wednesday it has launched its Data Academy will offer a wide range of training, courses, and qualifications that will cover all levels of data proficiency. According to NatWest, the academy is opened to all of the bank’s 70,000 employees and those enrolled will gain… Read More

Fintech Consortium Teams Up With Georgetown University to Launch Professional Development Certificate Program in Fintech

Fintech incubator FinTech Consortium announced on Wednesday it has teamed up with Georgetown University to launch a professional development program in fintech. According to FinTech Consortium, the program is specifically designed for professionals with at least two years of experience in financial services or technology,… Read More

Online Blockchain Education Provider B9lab Announces Blockstars Community Programme to Offer Free Ethereum Training For 1,000 Students

Online blockchain education provider B9lab announced on Tuesday it is launching its Blockstars Community Program to offer free mentoring, training, and certification in Ethereum for 1,000 aspiring blockchain developers. According to B9Lab, the Blockstars Community Programme aims to make quality education available for a diverse… Read More

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology Claims to Be the First in Canada to Issue Digital Credentials Through Blockchains

The Southern Alberta Institute of Technology announced last week it is claiming to be the first Canadian institution to use the technology to deliver secure credentials. According to the institute, Twenty-five graduates from the Pre-Employment Automotive Service Technician program received a digital credential through blockchain as part… Read More

Seoul School of Integrated Sciences and Technologies Now Offering MBA Programs Dedicated to Cryptocurrency & Blockchain Technology

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Seoul School of Integrated Sciences and Technologies, often known as Assist, reportedly announced on Friday it is now offering an MBA program that is dedicated to cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. According to Bitcoin News, the school described this new course as a master’s degree program… Read More

TrustED Launches Educational Blockchain-Based Project

TrustED, an Australian-based company that offers an academic credential verification service on the blockchain, announced on Wednesday the launch of its blockchain-based platform set to revolutionize the process of how academic credentials are verified. The company reported that by leveraging blockchain technology it offers the ability… Read More

GoFundMe Teams Up with Michelle Obama & Obama Foundation for Girls Education

Global crowdfunding platform GoFundMe announced on Thursday it has partnered with former First Lady Michelle Obama to seek funding for the newly launched Global Girls Alliance, a new Obama Foundation program that seeks to empower adolescent girls around the world through education. According to GoFundMe, The… Read More

UiA: Norwegian University Launches Master’s Elective Crowdfunding Lab Course

Innovation Norway and the School of Business and Law at the University of Adger (UiA) have partnered to offer a master’s course in crowdfunding. In addition to lectures and teaching, participating students will be working with real campaigns from real companies. Reportedly, more than 20 companies and… Read More

Huobi Teams Up With NTUC Learning Hub To Bring Blockchain Education To Singapore

Huobi Group, a digital asset marketplace, announced on Friday it has entered an official partnership with the National Trading Union Congress Learning Hub (NTUC) to introduce a series of new courses on blockchain for cryptocurrency enthusiasts and fintech professionals. According to Huobi, the courses will include… Read More

Update: Edtech Platform Zzish Set to Close Crowdcube Round With More Than £525,000 in Funding

UK-based edtech startup Zzish is set to close its latest equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with more than £525,000 in funding from over 300 investors. The launch of this latest round comes just a little over a year after Zzish secured more than £1.3 million through its first… Read More

Learning Platform Focused on STEM Skills Because Learning Now Seeking Funds Through Indiegogo/MicroVentures

Because Learning, a U.S.-based learning platform specifically focused on STEM skills, is now seeking funds through Indiegogo/Microventure’s equity crowdfunding platform. Founded in 2014, Because Learning, which was previously known as Ardusat, is on a mission to inspire students in the STEM field, which are science, technology,… Read More

Binance Seeks to Boost Blockchain Education with New Academy

Binance, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in operation, has launched the Binance Academy to further education about crypto and blockchain. The service is said to provide “free resources to the next generation of blockchain enthusiasts.” The academy is an open-access platform that “will tackle… Read More

Overfunding: Higher Education Comparison Service University Compare Surpasses £250,000 Funding Target on Seedrs

University Compare, a cross-platform higher education comparison service that helps universities and students connect, has successfully surpassed its initial £250,000 through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. As previously reported, University Compare was founded in 2012 and displays university statistics, student reviews, and personalized choices to… Read More

Update: TeachPitch Announces Second Crowdcube Extension & Launch in Kenya

TeachPitch, a UK-based education technology company, announced on Wednesday it has extended its latest equity crowdfunding for the second time on Crowdcube. The company launched the funding round last month and quickly secured its initial £300,000 funding target and is now nearing £350,000 from more than 200 investors. … Read More

Ripple Donates Nearly $30 Million to All 35,647 Projects on DonorsChoose

On Wednesday, DonorsChoose announced San Francisco-based Ripple donated $29 million to fund every classroom project request on the nonprofit’s crowdfunding platform. According to DonorsChoose, the donation fulfilled 35,647 requests from 28,210 public school teachers in every state. Teachers at 16,561 public schools, or 1in 6 of all the public schools in… Read More

FINTECH Circle Partners With Abu Dhabi Global Market to Launch Fintech Education Courses For the UAE

FINTECH Circle, a global community of fintech entrepreneurs, angel and VC investors, financial services professionals and fintech thought-leaders, announced on Thursday it has teamed up with Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) to launch a range of FINTECH Education Courses for the United Arab Emirates (UAE)…. Read More

Higher Education Comparison Service University Compare Now Seeks £250,000 on Seedrs

University Compare, a cross-platform higher education comparison service that helps universities and students connect, is now seeking £250,000 through equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs. Founded in 2012, University Compare displays university statistics, student reviews, and personalized choices to help students decide which course to choose when… Read More

Update: TeachPitch Extends Latest Equity Crowdfunding Round on Crowdcube

TeachPitch, a UK-based education technology company, announced last week it has decided to extend its latest equity crowdfunding round on Crowdcube. The company launched the funding round last month and quickly secured its initial £300,000 target. It is now nearing £340,000 thanks to more than 180… Read More

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