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Sydney education startup EdApp signs a deal with UN to offer free business courses

- April 28, 2020 3 MIN READ

Microlearning platform EdApp is collaborating with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) in a bid to upskill workers for free as part of a push towards sustainable development. The adult education startup, based on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, was chosen by UNITAR to help deliver a global learning initiative “Educate All” as part… Read more »

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Education software startup Compass raises $60 million

- November 12, 2019 2 MIN READ

Compass Education co-founders John de la Motte and Lucas Filer Melbourne-based schools management platform Compass Education has landed $60 million in its first major raise, with private equity firm Advent Partners taking a minority share in the startup ahead of its international expansion. The school management software platform says it’s now used by more than… Read more »

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The team behind Barbeques Galore just raised $20 million in series A funding for a children’s online tutoring business

- April 30, 2019 2 MIN READ

Online tutoring startup Cluey, which wants to change the way kids learn using tech and AI, has raised $20 million in Series A funding. International technology investor Allectus Capital and Alex Waislitz’s Thorney Investment Group, including the listed Thorney Technologies Ltd, led the round, which takes the total raised to $31 million.  Cluey is the… Read more »