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B.C. to A.D.: The Dawn of The Age of Digital Learning — The GSV Virtual Summit Series

The Learning Experience Market Explodes: Degreed Acquires Pathgather, Taking an Early Lead

Today Degreed, one of the pioneering vendors

Today Degreed, one of the pioneering vendors of Learning Experience Platforms (LXP), announced plans to acquire Pathgather, another innovator in this space. This acquisition gives Degreed clear market share leadership in this fast-growing new market, putting pressure on challengers like EdCastCornerstoneOnDemandSkillsoftLinkedIn and others to move faster as the market accelerates.

(Palo Alto) June 24, 2020 —

While the pace of layoffs might be

Intellispark, an education

Gradescope Raises $2 …

Students may feel relief as they hand in an

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Students may feel relief as they hand in an exam, but the moment marks the beginning of stress and anxiety for instructors and teaching assistants, who may need to grade hundreds of tests in a short time. Arjun Singh knows the feeling well. While earning a PhD in computer science from the University of California, Berkeley, Singh was one of a handful of teaching assistants tasked with grading—by hand—hundreds of computer science exams throughout a semester. The trained programmer knew there had to be a more efficient way. And so he began building a prototype for an automated online grading tool that today has grown into his company, Gradescope. Today, Gradescope announced that it has raised $2.75 million in a funding round led by Reach Capital. GSV AcceleraTE and Ironfire Ventures also participated, as well as the startup’s existing investors K9 Ventures, Freestyle Capital and Bloomberg Beta.

(Palo Alto) June 24, 2020 —

While the pace of layoffs might be

Intellispark, an education

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