The new ed-tech fund is supported by LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner and Y Combinator founder Paul Graham, among others.
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DataHero, the startup that would do away with Excel, has just launched its free product to the public.
Pearson has acquired Learning Catalytics, a cloud-based learning assessment system developed by two Harvard professors, for an undisclosed sum.
The Samwer brothers just invested in Kreditech, a German startup that uses thousands of data points to determine how creditworthy you are.
Forget about the cloud storage wars; competition is fiercer than ever in the cloud collaboration space.
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Upstart, the startup that can help recent graduates step off the treadmill of a corporate career, just closed its first round of funding.
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The initiative, known as Lava Mae, is a response to a desperate need in the city.
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Computer maker IBM missed its estimates in the first quarter of 2013 with hardware sales slowing down. But the company sees a substantial future in flash storage.
Verizon customer Mike Beauchamp made the case for "an affordable way for consumers to purchase their devices" on online petitions site, Change.org. Since launching on April 5, his petition has already received 90,000 signatures and over 800 comments.
Google's former lead health strategist has launched a new website, SmartPatients, which helps cancer patients connect with each other, and learn more about their disease.
Today, the Thiel Foundation announced it would grant $350,000 to two of Breakout Labs' teams: Skyphrase and Stealth Biosciences.
Udemy launches a new product for companies to help their employees pickup new skills.
Launching today, Tylr Mobile is a San Francisco-based startup that aims to improve how we work on a smartphone or tablet.
Benioff led the seed and first round of financing in Brandcast, a startup that helps brands maintain a web presence.
Booker, the cloud-based service management startup formerly known as GramercyOne, has closed a $27.5 million funding round.