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Kohli Ventures launches $25m investment fund to boost UK tech


New FinTech VC Motive Partners to launch in London


ClickMechanic lands $1m in funding round led by Forward Partners

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Blockchain Conference: Blockchain Expo announces Berlin and North America dates
Neyber calls on government to cut excessive credit costs for UK employees


Douglas Azoomee

Q&A: Douglas Lloyd of Azoomee talks EdTech, funding and working side-by-side with his wife
posted on September 1, 2016

Douglas Lloyd, CEO of Azoomee, a kids entertainment and learning platform explains the emotional ups and downs of running a startup, how he secured funding and what it’s like being a husband and wife co-founder team.


Report: EdTech spend will reach $252bn by 2020
posted on May 26, 2016


Mayor’s International Business Programme takes EdTech startups to Silicon Valley
posted on April 12, 2016


Exam preparation app Gojimo secures $1.8m in funding
posted on December 23, 2015

Gojimo, an app that helps students with exam preparation, has raised $1.8m (£1.2m) in funding. The participants in the round included Robin and Saul Klein of Index Ventures, Deborah Quazzo of GSV Advisors; and Firestartr, a seed-stage investment platform. The remaining funds were raised on the crowdfunding platform CrowdBnk. Gojimo founder George Burgess said: “We’re delighted to…


Proversity jets off to New York
posted on December 10, 2015


Digital ‘how to’ library to be created
posted on December 8, 2015


Proversity to close funding round
posted on December 3, 2015


BridgeU raises $2.5m to help students
posted on November 25, 2015


Digital Assess secures $3m to fund expansion
posted on June 8, 2015

Primary school

Edtech startup eSchools launches freemium model
posted on March 3, 2015


MyOnlineSchool secures seed funding
posted on February 17, 2015

Team Hopster 1

Hopster closes “multi-million” round to develop TV learning app
posted on January 15, 2015


My Great Tech Expedition to the USA
posted on October 30, 2014

Gojimo was one of five edtech companies selected by the Education Foundation to attend the Great Tech Expedition, an annual trade mission underwritten by UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) and the Mayor of London. Other startups on the trip came from a variety of sectors, most focused on B2B SAAS solutions. Trip organisers Sam Michel…


Knodium is bringing students closer together – Startup of the Week
posted on October 28, 2014


Karisma Kidz is turning children into superheroes – our Startup of the Week
posted on October 21, 2014


Night Zookeeper increases funding round to £440k as it launches new platform
posted on September 8, 2014


Edtech startup Third Space receives £750k investment to scale their business
posted on May 22, 2014


5 edtech startups that could teach you a lesson or two
posted on February 27, 2014


EdTech video startup Mobento raises £1.1m seed round
posted on June 19, 2013


Mendeley expands following £65 million acquisition
posted on April 9, 2013


Edtech incubator launches with Tech City support
posted on March 22, 2013