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Some Notes On Lumen Learning’s $3.75 million Funding Round Led By Follett

By Phil HillMore Posts (477) Today’s biggest ed tech news was Lumen Learning – co-founded by David Wiley and Kim Thanos and focused on getting deeper adoption of OER in higher education – and their new round of funding. And this … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading: CBE platforms represent a truly niche market

By Phil HillMore Posts (477) Triggered by the news that we broke here at e-Literate that “Ellucian Stops Support for Brainstorm, its CBE platform”, Carl Straumsheim at Inside Higher Ed has a valuable follow-up article today looking more broadly at the … Continue reading

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Winter Is Here: EdTech investments and M&A dropped significantly in 2016

By Phil HillMore Posts (477) With the long-term rise in Ed Tech investments – starting in roughly 2007 – many analysts have been predicting a fall for several years. Maybe not a bubble burst like we saw in 2001, but a real … Continue reading

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TechCrunch: “EdTech – 2017’s big, untapped and safe investor opportunity”

By Phil HillMore Posts (477) David Bainbridge, CEO of UK-based Knowledgemotion, wrote a post on Saturday in TechCrunch titled “Edtech is the next fintech” calling out the huge, untapped potential of EdTech. Thanks to Alan Levine for sharing this one. … Continue reading

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In Which I (Partially) Disagree with Richard Stallman on Kuali’s AGPL Usage

By Phil HillMore Posts (477) Since Michael is making this ‘follow-up blog post’ week, I guess I should jump in. In my latest post on Kuali and the usage of the AGPL license, the key argument is that this license … Continue reading

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