• DreamBox Learning's adaptive math lessons get a $130 million boost

    4 monthes ago - By Fast Company

    Dreambox is now one of the best-funded startups in education-and its CEO is leading the way for black women looking to raise private dollars
    Jessie Woolley-Wilson, president and CEO of education technology company DreamBox, did not originally plan on working in education. After receiving her MBA from Harvard, in 1990, she headed straight for Wall Street. Her parents had emphasized the importance of education, certainly-her father, a surgeon, emigrated to the U.S. from Haiti in 1956 and credited his own academic credentials with helping him succeed, despite the pre-Civil Rights limitations...
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  • Skyline raises $18 million for AI-powered real estate predictions

    Skyline raises $18 million for AI-powered real estate predictions

    4 monthes ago - By Venture Beat

    Real estate is a tough market to crack, but Tel Aviv, Israel-based Skyline AI thinks it's up to the task. The startup today announced an $18 million funding round led by Sequoia Capital and TLV Partners, with participation from JLL Spark and others. (JLL's investment comes from its Spark Global Venture Fund, which was established to dep...
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  • Skyline AI raises $18M Series A for its machine learning-based real estate investment tech

    Skyline AI raises $18M Series A for its machine learning-based real estate investment tech

    4 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Skyline AI founders Iri Amirav, Or Hiltch, Guy Zipori and Amir Leitersdorf
    A mere four months after coming out of stealth mode with $3 million in seed funding , real estate investment startup Skyline AI announced that it has raised an $18 million Series A. The round was led by Sequoia Capital, a returning investor, and TLV Partners, with participation from JLL Spark, a division of real estate investment management firm JLL. The strategic funding will allow Skyline AI to add more asset classes to its platform, which uses data science and machine learning algorithms to help institutional...
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  • Microsoft's M12 joins $12 million funding extension in fintech startup BlueVine

    Microsoft's M12 joins $12 million funding extension in fintech startup BlueVine

    4 monthes ago - By Venture Beat

    Fintech startup BlueVine has added a further $12 million to its recently announced series E round of funding, bringing on board Microsoft's venture capital unit M12 alongside the VC arm of finance giant Nationwide. The additional funding tranche brings BlueVine's total series E round to $72 million, having announced the initial $60...
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