From local to international thinking
Insights and trends
The fast growing edtech company with 260 employees returned as sponsor of PSV. Article in Dutch.
Demand of engineers and mechanics is growing so rapidly that we need to up and reskill a lot of people. How could our ecosystem solve this societal problem?
Is technology something to teach or something to teach with? Is social-emotional learning the next frontier of disruption? Interview with Olli Vallo, CEO of Education Alliance Finland.
After 20 years of teaching the subject and seeing the technology develop professor Jeremy Bailenson has formatted his class “Virtual People” to take place in VR. It is the first class set entirely in VR in Stanford’s history.
This popular LinkedIn post is an interesting development in the land of education. What happens if more and more teachers move into the Edtech space as employees?
The Dutch AI start-up focused on personalized education in tech domains such as AI, Blockchain and Cloud Computing, announced closing a €3M funding round. The round comes thirteen months after an initial round of €1M.
The UK-based startup Mindstone has raised £1.45m via a crowdfunding campaign for its edtech platform that offers bespoke courses on topics ranging from the basics of bitcoin to women’s health.
Chegg, the NYSE listed student media learning platform is acquiring Busuu, the online language learning startup established in Europe in 2008, for approximately $436 million (€385 million) in an all-cash transaction. At its exit Busuu had raised only $16.
Member Insights & Job Openings
In this episode: Edwin van Rest, co-founder & CEO of Studyportals. Started in 2009 in Eindhoven. Peter en Edwin discuss the story of Studyportals, the trends in EdTech in higher education, giving people study opportunities, and much more.
Help us to create the virtual classroom of the future; together with a team of industrial designers and engineers from the broadcast industry.
Events, Trade Missions & Conferences
The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in the United Kingdom, the Regional Development Agency of Utrecht Region (ROM Utrecht Region), and Dutch Edtech have joined forces to get you all up and close to cutting edge international Edtech action. Click on the link to join the delegation.
Deep Dives (Member Only)
During this Dutch Edtech Deep Dive with Jos Dirkx, Founder & CEO Beenova AI, we will discuss the importance of diversity in EdTech and how to make inclusive tech work for your business.
Save the date: Community Drinks | Dutch Edtech & Marineterrein
Date: Wednesday 12th of January
Time: 4PM - 6:00PM
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That will be it for now and let us know if you have news to share with the community! See you soon at one of the events or if you're interested to become a member, feel free to sign up for an onboarding meeting via this link.
Annet, Peter, Ruben and Roel