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Meet PrepFactory, a startup aiming to level the test-prep playing field business

Feb. 20, 2017 7:48 am

Meet PrepFactory, a startup aiming to level the test-prep playing field

Free SAT test prep? Sign us up. The company just isn't sure how to monetize it yet.
Blackboard wants YOU to come to this happy hour (and then apply for a job) access

Sep. 29, 2016 9:42 am

Blackboard wants YOU to come to this happy hour (and then apply for a job)

The D.C.-based edtech giant is growing.
Big: DC’s EverFi raises $40 million Series C business

Jul. 28, 2016 11:05 am

Big: DC’s EverFi raises $40 million Series C

And that isn't even the only major funding announcement that was made on Wednesday.
This DC edtech company has raised $13 million to teach STEAM in 3D business

Jul. 8, 2016 9:38 am

This DC edtech company has raised $13 million to teach STEAM in 3D

Planet3 will roll out a pilot program at six school districts in Nevada this fall.
‘We decided to own the one story we were telling really well’: The story of a pivot business

Jul. 5, 2016 7:39 am

‘We decided to own the one story we were telling really well’: The story of a pivot

Here's how and why ruvna, a young school-safety startup, decided to make a slight pivot.
Blackboard looks to next generation of edtech startups business

Jun. 28, 2016 12:00 pm

Blackboard looks to next generation of edtech startups

The D.C.-based company has announced a partnership with the Dreamit EdTech accelerator.
College Abacus is now available in Spanish business

Jun. 21, 2016 11:45 am

College Abacus is now available in Spanish

College Ábaco aims to help bilingual families make smart financial choices about college.
Blackboard acquires POS provider Sequoia Retail Systems business

May 31, 2016 3:53 pm

Blackboard acquires POS provider Sequoia Retail Systems

“It just made sense,” David Marr, SVP of Blackboard Transact, said in a statement.
Full Measure Education raises $6 million more business

May 18, 2016 1:54 pm

Full Measure Education raises $6 million more

The Series B tack-on will help the edtech startup increase retention rates at more community colleges.
Another DC-based edtech startup heads to AT&T’s Aspire Accelerator business

May 10, 2016 7:21 am

Another DC-based edtech startup heads to AT&T’s Aspire Accelerator

CommonLit is a 1776-based startup that promotes literacy. D.C.'s PlayPosit (formerly eduCanon) was part of the program in 2015.

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