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Rebecca Grant shares the scoop on the $6.4 million funding viagra dose maximale round for PeerTransfer, the startup aiming to make the payment process for students who study abroad more pharmacy online seamless. The current system often requires complicated money transfers, high exchange rates, and non-transparent fees –PeerTransfer takes care of these headaches.
Inkling raises $16 million for digital publishing software – San Francisco Business Times
Patrick Hoge reports on San Francisco-based digital publisher Inkling’s most recent venture funding round, which comes after they had already raised $23 million. We’ve covered Inkling on Technapex and their work to make digital pharmacyonline4better.com textbooks more interactive to increase student engagement.
New COPPA guidelines went into effect on Monday, which are privacy laws aimed to protect young children from sharing online pharmacy personal information with other children (or adults) through the smartphone and tablet apps on which they play games. Companies who make educational games for children will need to be aware of the new guidelines, among which now require parents to approve their child’s participation in games that ask for geo-location.
Betsy Corcoran attended Jason Calcanas’ Launch Education & Kids event in San Francisco last week, which included an edtech pitchfest where 20 companies presented their ideas to Calcanas, who announced at the event that he is raising a $10 million investment fund for startups.
- This morning edtech startup Engrade announced a $5M funding round by VC investors. The company has created a platform that allows administrators and teachers to access student data more easily. The platform integrates district-wide software systems and resources for administrators to look at curriculum, teacher evaluation and assessment, student-home communications, and more.