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Why LinkedIn Matters

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1102) A few folks have asked me to elaborate on why I think LinkedIn is the most interesting—and possibly the most consequential—company in ed tech. Imagine that you wanted to do a longitudinal study of how … Continue reading

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LinkedIn: I Told You So (Sorta)

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1102) In December 2012, I tweeted: Let it be known that I was the first to predict that Coursera will be acquired by LinkedIn. — Michael Feldstein (@mfeldstein67) December 5, 2012 At the time, Coursera was … Continue reading

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LinkedIn Releases College Ranking Service

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1102) I have long thought that LinkedIn has the potential to be one of the most transformative companies in ed tech for one simple reason: They have far more cross-institutional longitudinal outcomes data than anybody else—including … Continue reading

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Say What? Buzzfeed follows up on D2L story with solid reporting

By Phil HillMore Posts (472) In a post last month I questioned the growth claims that D2L was pushing to the media based on their recent massive funding round. A key part of the article was pointing out the lack … Continue reading

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D2L raises $85 million but growth claims defy logic

By Phil HillMore Posts (472) Yesterday D2L announced a second round of investment, this time raising $85 million (a mix of debt and equity) to go with their $80 million round two years ago (see EDUKWEST for a useful roundup of … Continue reading

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