This article directly stems from the research process for our global venture capital investors database. Based on this list and our advanced keyword crawler technology, we created a list of venture capital investors that mention edtech-related keywords on their website. The list – offered as an Excel file – is perfectly suited to get in touch with the most relevant investors in the field.
This article offers an insight into three interesting startup investors in the United States from our keyword crawler based global edtech VC investor list.
1. University Ventures (New York)
University Ventures is a venture capital firm that aims to support companies that make higher education and the pathway from education to employment more affordable and simplify the learning process. They invest in seed projects as well as companies in the growth stage. Investments target the pathway to good jobs, the marketplaces, health education, student experiences, and student financing. A current investment in their portfolio is Packback, an AI-powered discussion platform that should improve the engagement and outcome of students.
2. Bonsal Capital (Baltimore)
Bonsal Capital supports early-stage, underrepresented startups. They are mission-driven and interested in tech-enabled solutions, especially regarding education and workforce innovation. The company has made 33 direct investments and 53 % of founders are females. One of their portfolio companies is Betterlesson, a platform for teachers and educators that offers tools, resources and a network.
3. Moxxie Ventures (San Francisco)
Moxxie Ventures is a venture capital fund based in San Francisco. They are interested in early-stage businesses that target solutions for various problems in the workforce as well as everyday life. Specifically, they are interested in the sectors consumer, enterprise, fintech, healthtech, and climate. A portfolio company in the edtech sector, for example, is Luminai, who automate the internal workflow.
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