Tagged: learning

Fintech MPOWER Surpasses $300M in Financing Capacity to Support International Students’ Education

MPOWER Financing, a mission-driven fintech firm and the leading provider of non-cosigned loans to promising students from around the world, recently announced that it has closed on debt financing that “has propelled the firm’s overall lending capacity to over $300 million.” Active funding includes commitments… Read More

Artificial Intelligence: Sana Raises Additional $28M Led by NEA to Build Universal AI Platform for the Enterprise

Sana, the AI-powered learning and knowledge platform, announced it’s landed another $28M in an opportunistic investment round led by NEA. Workday Ventures also joined the round. With a combined total of $62M in Series B funding, the Swedish-born scaleup is now “one of the most… Read More

Artificial Intelligence: Binance Introduces AI-powered Web3 Tool to Enhance Learning Experience

The team at Binance are pleased to announce the launch of Binance Sensei, their new AI-powered tool on the Binance Academy platform, which can be used “to enhance your Web3 learning experience.” Over the course of the last year, they’ve seen deep-learning systems such as… Read More

Interledger Foundation, Bowie State University to Help Students Learn About Open Payments Tech

The Interledger Foundation (ILF) has awarded Bowie State University (BSU) a $25,000 grant to partner on an undergraduate course that will “enable students to explore open payments technologies and issues in eCommerce and personal finance.” Open payments technologies “allow individuals and businesses to pay for… Read More

Timberland Bank Teams Up with Plinqit via Jack Henry’s Digital Banking Platform

Timberland Bank has partnered with Plinqit, which claims to be the only savings platform of its kind that pays users for learning about personal finances, “to give customers a simple, easy way to save and plan for future financial needs.” With over $1.8 billion in… Read More

Update: WordDive Extends Max Funding Target From €800,000 to €1.2 Million Days After Invesdor Campaign Launch

WordDive, an AI-based mobile and online application for learning languages efficiently, has reportedly decided to extend its max funding target on Invesdor from €800,000 to €1.2 million. The company recently launched its equity crowdfunding initiative and quickly secured its minimum  €250,000 in two days and is now nearing €950,000 from… Read More

Mobile & Online Application For Learning Languages “WordDive” Quickly Secures €250,000 Funding Target on Invesdor

WordDive, an AI-based mobile and online application for learning languages efficiently, recently launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Invesdor. The company successfully secured its minimum funding target of €250,000 from over 300 investors so far.  The company, which launched in 2010, stated it combines the best… Read More

Brief: Boston University Launches Campus-Wide Crowdfunding Platform

On Tuesday, Boston University announced it has recently launched its very own crowdfunding platform for campus-based projects. According to BU Today, the university has developed the portal to help academic departments, student groups, and other members of the BU community raise funds for research, service trips, projects, events,… Read More

Reading Rainbow’s Sangita Patel Discussing the Ups & Downs of Crowdfunding Success

Back in Spring 2014, famous children show Reading Rainbow captured over $5 million on Kickstarter to reboot the series for the next generation. Now, nearly two years later, Reading Rainbow’s COO, Sangita Patel, is ready to sit down and share his thoughts about the show’s success – and the criticism… Read More

Parents Approve: EdPlace Seeks £400,000 on Crowdcube to Expand Educational Resource Business

EdPlace, a UK-based online subscription service providing comprehensive curriculum coverage, has launched a Crowdcube initiative to raise £400,000 for the expansion of its services. The company shared that it empowers parents in their children’s education by providing adaptive learning resources in English, maths and science… Read More

The Smithsonian Institution Surpasses $500,000 Goal For Neil Armstrong Project in Five Days on Kickstarter

Earlier this week, famous learning and research institution, The Smithsonian, announced that it has joined forces with crowdfunding giant Kickstarter to raise funds for various projects. Kickstarter declared on its blog: “Kickstarter is a place that honors creativity, past and present. We celebrate creators who… Read More