• StudySmarter books $15M for a global ‘personalized learning' push

    10 days ago - By TechCrunch

    More money for the edtech boom: Munich-based StudySmarter , which makes digital tools to help learners of all ages swat up - styling itself as a ‘lifelong learning platform' - has closed a $15 million Series A.
    The round is led by sector-focused VC fund, Owl Ventures. New York-based Left Lane Capital is co-investing, along with Lars Fjeldsoe-Nielsen (ex WhatsApp, Uber and Dropbox; now GP at Balderton Capital), and existing early stage investor Dieter von Holtzbrinck Ventures .
    The platform, which launched back in 2018 and has amassed a user-base of 1.5M+ learners - with a 50/50 split...
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