TV presenter Davina McCall turns to investing and backs learning app Hopster

Interactive TV and learning application Hopster has turned to both institutional and private investors to secure a funding round worth seven figures.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Learning Technologies Group snaps up LINE as part of buy-and-build

London-listed Learning Technologies Group has bought LINE for £9 million in a cash and share-based deal.


Language learning platform fluentify banks $410,000 to make new hires

A video conferencing platform designed to help people learn new languages has realised $410,000 of angel funding.


Niklas Zennstrom’s Atomico makes another investment into education technology business Quipper

British mobile learning start-up Quipper has now raised over $10 million of venture capital takings following a new round.


Education app builder behind BBC Bitesize secures investment from Index Ventures and Innocent Drinks founders

Index Ventures are teaming up with the venture fund started by the founders of Innocent Drinks to back an education apps company.


EdTech Innovator Autology

Online education is gathering hits at an alarming rate as admission fees for university rise and people in remote areas look to study. Autology is hoping to create a consolidation play which will be able to take advantage of this.


London-based BlikBook secures investment from Irish VCs ahead of move to Dublin

Education platform BlikBook is moving its headquarters to Dublin following a €1 million funding round led by Leaf Investments.


Recite Me nets return backing from Northstar Ventures as it banks on legislation demands

Northstar Ventures' Finance for Business North East Accelerator Fund has backed a Gateshead-based company which helps those who are dyslexic and visually impaired use the internet.