Facebook launches its education site. Tencent invests $300m into Yuanfudau. Apple continues hardware push for education.
5 January 2019
$2B of EdTech Venture Capital was invested globally, $5B+ of education M&A, education stocks gained $30B of market cap
France leads EU in EdTech investments. Nineteen institutions of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) open up to new investment resources. Odyssey network of schools raises €11 million.
Regulatory changes could impact education quality and burden on student debt. Foreign student enrolments further decline. Education groups, publishers, LMS providers and tech giants strengthen digital focus.
China sets long-term education modernization goals. Regulation on use of digital technologies is implemented in schools. K-12 players strengthen VC interest with new deals. Tomorrow Advancing Life (TAL) Education acquires Ready4.
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