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Here are five edtech startups out of Asia. Well, one from Chicago ;)
Here is an overview about edtech startups that recently participated in Asian startup programs: Smart Colleague, SquLine, Codemi, ATLS and Freenters.
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So far one of my favorite startups this months.
Booktrack, a startup that enhances ebooks by means of sound effects, music and ambient sound, raised a $3 million funding round.
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“When you think about what will define higher ed over the next 10 years, it’s going to be college affordability. And that’s where we’re squarely focused.” Phil Bronner, CEO Quad Learning
Quad Learning, a platform that aims to help students to transition from community colleges to four-year institutions, raised a $10 million Series B.
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This sounds good but be careful. Be careful. If everything goes to tech education, what happens to the arts? 
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Through this acquisition, lynda.com is adding an interactive layer to its coding courses.
Online learning company lynda.com announced the acquisition of Canadian startup Compilr, a browser-based software coding and development environment.
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Declara will be the technology platform behind Mexico's plan to train 1.6 million teachers online.
SNTE announced that it has selected Declara as technology platform to deliver training to 1.6 million teachers and administrators in Mexico.
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Let’s look at the reality of how the cloud and big data pervade our lives and how we can best apply them to rapidly and dramatically improve education.
No, inBloom isn’t evil. Let’s look at the reality of how the cloud and big data pervade our lives and how we can best apply them to improve education.
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Raising money to stay independent. A new trend? Quora, the second biggest knowledge platform on the Internet behind Wikipedia just raised $80 million.
Questions and answers site Quora raised $80 million Series C led by Tiger Global with participation of existing investors.
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This looks like a pretty cool tool to kindle interest in reading. Add a soundtrack to ebooks.
Booktrack, a startup that enhances ebooks by means of sound effects, music and ambient sound, raised a $3 million funding round.
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Here is a collection of edtech startup news beyond fundings and acquisitions.
EdTech Startup News from: Technology Transfer Systems, Experfy, Lingua.ly, Mathspace and Timbuktu Labs.
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More funding for Indian #edtech this week. EduPristine offers courses in financial education.
Mumbai-based financial services training provider EduPristine announced that it has completed a $1.5 million Series A round from Accel Partners.
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This week's edtech news from Europe.
This week EDUKWEST Europe covered edtech news from Fluentify and Lingvist as well as the Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek and iversity.
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Want to learn about blended learning? There is a MOOC for that.
EDUCAUSE, the University of Central Florida (UCF) and Instructure launch a MOOC titled BlendKit2014 - Becoming a Blended Learning Designer, on April 21st.
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