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.
5 March 2019
The Complete List of Global EdTech Unicorns
Coursera made its market debut on the New York Stock Exchange late March through an IPO and is now trading under the ticker symbol “COUR.” The company raised $520M and closed it’s first day of trading with a $5.9 billion market cap.
Pre COVID, nearly five million international students studied overseas each year. In November 2019, before the pandemic hit, we shared our outlook that, by 2030, expected to see seven million international students each year.
Q1 delivered nearly $4B of Global EdTech Venture Capital, on track to meet the 2020 record of $16.1B. The US has already deployed $1B for 2021, challenging the $2.5B total for 2020. Strong starts all around the world.
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