Month: May 2020

PEXA Lite – ‘Exams-from-Home’ Solution Launched

Singapore-based EdTech company Littlemore Innovation Labs, which promotes paperless digital examinations, has launched PEXA Lite – a secure and reliable ‘exams-from-home’ platform to help educational institutes conduct online examinations during the Corona crisis. Due to the pandemic, classroom learning has been suspended and educators are resorting to e-learning methods. Paper-based exams or open-book exams are

Bibliu Raised $10 Million from Nesta Impact Investments

London-based edtech firm BibliU raised $10 million from Nesta Impact Investments in a Series A funding round. Other investors in the round include Guinness Asset Management, Oxford Sciences Innovation, and investors associated with impact investment bank ClearlySo. The latest round of funding was completed on Apr 17, 2020.  With the current funding, the company aims

Edtech Platform GuaGuaLong Launched by Tiktok’s Owner ByteDance

Beijing-based technology company ByteDance, which operates content platforms like TikTok to entertain, educate and inspire people globally, has launched two educational apps—GuaGuaLong English and GuaGuaLong Mind—last month, as reported by AbacusNews. The former has been launched with the aim to teach 2-8 year old kids English and the latter to teach 3-6 year olds Mathematics in China.

Edtech SaaS Company, Classplus, Raises USD 9 Mn in Series B Funding Round

Noida, India-based Classplus has raised USD 9 million in its Series B funding round through investors like RTP Global, Blume Ventures, Sequoia’s Strive, Surge and Spiral ventures. As per a report in Inc42, during a Pre-Series A funding in February, the company had raised USD 2.5 million from Blume Ventures, Surge Ventures and other investors. The SaaS platform was