Video: Relive TriplePoint’s Technapex EduTech Panel

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We’re excited to share the video footage from our Technapex EduTech Panel! Check it out below to hear the key takeaways on innovation in education tech. We’ll be hosting another edutech event next month so stay tuned for more details. Continue reading

Flipping the University

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What’s got big-time VC Benchmark Capital dropping their biggest seed investment to date? Minerva University.  You may not have heard of it yet, but it’s possible Minerva will be a household name by 2050. Minerva isn’t out to just flip Continue reading

Jason Calacanis Announces Upcoming Education Event

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Angel investor  Jason Calacanis has announced an upcoming LAUNCH event that will focus on education. LAUNCH Education & Kids will take place on June 12-13 in Mountain View and, similarly to our recent Technapex EduTech Mixer, is expected to draw a Continue reading

Boundless Learning Raises $8 Million from Venrock

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Today PandoDaily reported that Boundless Learning raised an additional $8 million from Venrock. We’re curious to see what they will do with the funding next, as the company aims to shake up the textbook market. It’s no secret that the Continue reading

Trend: Growing Number of Investments & Start-Ups Working to Crack the Education Market

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Education tech is the hottest trend hitting Silicon Valley. According to the Wall Street Journal, technologists are becoming more interested in turning education into profitable businesses. This growing interest is fueling start-ups to innovate in the education space to make Continue reading

Sokikom Gets Kids Excited About Math

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We attended the ed-tech meetup at Citizen Space and were impressed by Snehal’s presentation on Sokikom. Funded by the Department of Education, Sokikom offers a social learning math game. Students can collaborate on teams or compete against each other. Sokikom Continue reading