Market Trends

Higher Ed’s Biggest Pressure Cookers in 2019 – Education Article

Last year my colleagues at Entangled Solutions offered their predictions for what would unfold in higher education in 2018. We talked about financial challenges facing schools, mergers and closures, cutting-edge technology, personalization and more. So how did their predictions fare? And what do they foresee for 2019? Here’s what Paul Freedman, Terah Crews, Jeff Selingo and Mike Berlin had to say. What are the three topics or trends that will dominate higher education in 2019? Terah Crews: 1) Mega-philanthropy. Michael…

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Owl Ventures Just Closed a $315M Edtech Fund. Here’s What It Sees From Its Perch. – Education Article

It’s been a record-setting year for venture capital investments in U.S. education technology, and early signs in 2019 suggest the industry is poised for another cash infusion. Already, one New York-based edtech company has raised $100 million. Expect more dollars to flow. Owl Ventures, a San Francisco-based education technology investment firm, has closed $315 million for its third fund. Owl has been on a streak, having closed on a new fund every other year since its start. It launched in…

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