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US Edtech Funding Already Nears $1 Billion in First Half of 2019

August 7, 2019

Via: Ed Surge

The U.S. education technology industry appears on track to surpass the amount of investor funding tallied in recent years. For the first half of 2019, the industry saw $962 million raised across 65 deals, the highest amount of funding at the halfway mark since at least 2015.

By comparison, in the first six months of 2018, companies raised $750 million across 62 deals.

In this analysis, EdSurge counts all venture investments in U.S. educational technology companies whose primary purpose is to support educators and learners across preK-12 and postsecondary education.

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