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The Envato Foundation adds $500,000 more in support to charities for children’s education

- May 28, 2021 2 MIN READ

The Envato Foundation has ramped up its charity work adding two new organisations to its ongoing support program. The Foundation is the charitable arm of creative marketplace Envato, which donates 1% of the company’s annual pre-tax profits to fund its work.  Its new partners have a children’s education focus: online tutoring and education services support… Read more »

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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 »