Editor's Pick In Christmas 2011, Marc Roth fished out a business card for TechShop out of a shelter's garbage bin. Two years later, he's an entrepreneur with a funded laser company, and one of the Maker Movement's greatest success stories.
Curious opened the digital doors on its marketplace for lifelong learning today to connect teachers and students interested in continuing education.
Udemy launches a new product for companies to help their employees pickup new skills.
NovoEd launched today to make access to courses from prestigious educational institutions available to anyone, starting with Stanford.
Eduston.tv launches an online business education portal for people in BRIC countries and reveals $1 million in seed funding.
Education is already accessible online. Now it's going open source too.
A landmark bill has been proposed in the Senate to force California's universities to give credit for online classes.
Online education supernova Coursera just announced that it will offer students verified certificates of completion of some of its courses.
Online developer training portal Pluralsight takes $27.5M in its first round of funding.
Wizur makes you wiser. It’s a nice slogan for a web site that allows you learn new things, from how to do sales to taking college courses that you never had time for.
Wizur is part of a trend toward …
For the first time a brick and mortar educational institution, Antioch University, will offer Coursera MOOCs (massive open online courses) for credit as part of a bachelor's degree program. This announcement could be one of the first tremors in a seismic shift in higher education.
Coursera's slogan is "Higher education that overcomes the boundaries of geography, time, and money." Except, of course, for the state boundaries of Minnesota.
Docstoc, the online library of small-business documents, is giving its users a new kind of content: high-quality, beautifully produced videos that will give small and medium-sized businesses an MBA-level schooling in how to build and grow their companies.
The founders of the successful video startup Pure Digital are moving into the education market with crowdsourced lessons.
Crowd sourced education startup Udemy debuted a completely redesigned website today that will make it easier for students to track their progress, engage with their instructors, and discover more courses that interest them.
Udemy is an online learning platform that …
VentureBeat sat down with Mary Wu, AStudyIn’s founder, to briefly discuss the origins of the concept, the difficulties of an educational startup, and how to incentive getting your learn on.
At VentureBeat, we come across a lot of funding news every day. In order to bring you the most information possible, we’re rounding up the quick-and-dirty details about the funding deals of the day and serving them up here in …
Two Stanford University professors and a dream to educate the world, that’s what started Coursera. The service offers university-level courses to anyone with an Internet for free and just raised $16 million from venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & …
In a classic episode of The Simpsons, Homer changes his name to “Max Power” and declares to Bart and Lisa, “Kids, there’s three ways to do things: the right way, the wrong way, and the Max Power way!” Bart …
Online degree program 2tor announced a new $26 million round of funding Monday. The company partners with universities to offer online courses and degree programs.
Getting a degree online has become in-demand in the last decade, as more people want …