Tagged: education

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

Overfunding: Education Tech TeachPitch Returns to Crowdcube & Quickly Secures £300,000 Funding Target

TeachPitch, a UK-based education technology company, has launched an equity crowdfunding round on Crowdcube seeking to raise £300,000, which has already been secured thanks to nearly 40 investors. The company previously raised £303,180 through its first funding round on the equity crowdfunding platform. Founded in 2014,… Read More

Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance Launches Executive Education Program on Alternative Finance

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) has announced the launch of a new executive education program entitled Alternative Finance in Digistised Economy. The immersive program has been created in collaboration with Cambridge Judge Business School Executive Education. CCAF is the leading research entity for… Read More

P2P Lender Hexindai Announces New Nationwide Investor Education Seminar 

Hexindai (NASDAQ:HX), a China based peer to peer lender, announced on Monday the launch of its new nationwide Investor Education Seminar to introduce current and prospective investors to its business and educate them on its risk management systems, development strategy and insurance policies among other… Read More

The University of Hong Kong Online Fintech Course Now Open for Registration

In partnership with SuperCharger, CFTE, Cyberport, UNSW Sydney and Micosoft, the University of Hong Kong (HKU), has opened up registration with Asia’s first Fintech Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). The Fintech MOOC is a six-week online course on innovations in finance and is designed to… Read More

Suffolk University Student Entrepreneur Launch New Round of Ventures Through Crowdfunding Course

  On Wednesday, Suffolk University announced that some of its students have launched some ventures through its crowdfunding course. The ventures made their debut on December 6th, with two dedicated to the people of Haiti. The University stated that is Sawyer Business School introduced the… Read More

Nordic Edtech LIG Set to Close Invesdor Round With More Than €400,000 in Funding

Nordic edtech business development group,Learning Intelligence Group (LIG), is set to close its equity crowdfunding campaign on Invesdor with more than €400,000 from over 75 investors. The company was launched in 2013 when serial entrepreneurs Vesa Perälä, Mervi Palander, Micke Paqvalén and Antti Pasila founded CLANED, a cloud-based social… Read More

Early Stage Investing vs. Real Estate Investing: Similarities and Differences

Both venture capital (VC) investing and real estate investing involve some level of risk assessment, they both have the potential for big returns, and investors have the opportunity to help someone else reach a desired goal. Despite this common ground, there are some distinct differences…. Read More

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