Holberton raises $20 million in Series B funding, expands AI program

It added that the new round was led by Redpoint eventures with new investor Pearson Ventures and participation by existing investors Daphni, Imaginable Futures, Reach Capital and Trinity Ventures. “Since our founding in Silicon Valley in 2015, we have had a vision of making software engineering education affordable and accessible to everybody around the world,” […]

UK gov opens applications for Turing Scheme funding

The government emphasised that the new scheme would “improve social mobility, targeting students from disadvantaged backgrounds and areas which did not previously have many students benefiting from Erasmus+”, as well as opening up the possibility for exchanges beyond...

Preply raises $35 million in Series B funding round

The announcement comes after Preply reported an “exceptional year”, with the number of active learners and tutors, GMV and overall revenues quadrupling across the board.  “This new funding will help us tackle a variety of strategic priorities” Funding was co-led by...

LeverageEdu raises $6.5m in funding round

According to the company, $100 million early-stage strategic investment fund Tomorrow Capital led the round. Existing investors, including Blume Ventures and DSG Consumer Partners, put in $2.8 million.  “Lot of the proceeds will also go towards building up on our...

Pompeo warns HEIs against accepting Chinese funding

Speaking at Georgia Institute of Technology in December, Pompeo said that the US could not let the CCP “crush the academic freedom that has blessed our country and blessed us with great institutions”. He cited cases of students and scholars who had been harassed by...