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Total investments 34
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$3M
Portfolio companies 27
Rounds per year 4.25
Lead investments 4
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.21
Exits 1
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Education
  • E-Learning
  • EdTech
  • Training
  • Software
Summary

The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the New York.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The real fund results show that this VC is 8 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. The top activity for fund was in 2019.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the LearnStart, startups are often financed by Rethink Education, Veli-Pekka Saarnivaara, TEDCO. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are SpringRock Ventures, Social Starts, Rethink Education. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Rethink Education, Kelly Services, Rise of the Rest.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Education, 3D Printing. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight 3DBear, Opya, NextStep(NextStep Interactive).

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Neol

Blockchain
EdTech
Freelance
$5M21 Jun 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

AltaClaro

EdTech
Education
Knowledge Management
Legal
Training
$1M28 Mar 2022 New York, New York, United States

Englease.com

E-Learning
Education
$3M19 Dec 2021 Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Framework

Internet
$2M11 Nov 2021 London, England, United Kingdom

New Apprenticeship

Education
$2M14 Sep 2021 San Antonio, Texas, United States

NovaKid

Artificial Intelligence
Children
EdTech
Education
Language Learning
$35M02 Aug 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Shikho

E-Learning
EdTech
Education
Mobile Apps
Secondary Education
Software
$1M28 Jul 2021 Dhaka, Dhaka Division, Bangladesh

Leap

Communications Infrastructure
Service Industry
$3M15 Jul 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

YaizY

E-Learning
Education
$2M10 Jul 2021 Wilmington, Delaware, United States
News
New Apprenticeship Closes $2.5M Seed Funding

– New Apprenticeship is a digital apprenticeship solution that helps companies and students bridge the tech skills and opportunity gap.
– Company closed a $2.5M seed funding round.
– The round was led by ECMC Group’s Education Impact Fund, with participation from the Dell Foundation, Michelson 20MM Foundation, Learnstart, and others.
– The new investment will be used to build out company’s management team and make investments in sales operations and technology.

Leap, a ‘social learning’ platform aimed at over 55s, raises a $3.1M seed round

– Leap, a platform for people over 55 to learn via social interaction, has raised $3.1m in a seed round led by European early-stage investor Creandum and SF-based South Park Commons.
– Other investors include Learn Start/Learn Capital, alongside angels Michelle Kennedy (Peanut founder), Sahil Lavingia and Tim Tuttle.
– The company was founded by Swedish entrepreneur Caroline Ingeborn, former CEO of Toca Boca, a Swedish app development studio that builds learning apps for kids, and Vishal Kapur, former CTO and co-founder of Screenhero, which was acquired by Slack in 2015.
– The two founders met through South Park Commons, an intentional learning community that practices many of the concepts applied in Leap.

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