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Crowdfunding Opportunities in Schools and Education


Obby have created a platform that helps independent teachers generate an income doing by giving them access people about crafts using curated, high quality, courses.
investment: £663,543 target: £749,980 pre-money valuation: £3,999,735
status: Funded
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Shaw Academy Schools and Education
Shaw Academy is looking to disrupt the online education industry by providing a service that is low cost, scalable, interactive and collaborative.  Over the past five and a half years they have built and optimised their live platform which allows them to scale potentially millions of students globally.
investment: £467,658 target: £450,000
status: Extended
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Providing knowledge, skills and values for those interested in business. Toppa has created an app to educate ambitious employees and learners with expertise information provided by successful entrepreneurs worldwide. The app consists of videos and documents that are delivered in a bite-size, easy-to-understand and efficient manner. Toppa will generate revenue via monthly subscriptions that offer learners unlimited access to their data. Moreover, users can also pay per course they choose to sign-up to. In addition, other revenue streams include minimal advertisements and targeted e-mails from GDPR compliant partners that wish to offer discounts on courses they offer.
investment: £98,946 target: £150,006 pre-money valuation: £1,725,000
status: Active 47 days
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A certified educational service to help millions learn new skills to acquire the careers they desire. Stay Nimble delivers its service via a SaaS platform, which is comprised of various types of content to help job hunters gain access to different industries and fields of work. The information available has been developed by performance coaching experts that have worked with Olympians and Paralympians, to help those that need guidance on dealing with change. In the last 4 months, Stay Nimble has over 1,000 visitors accessing the website every month with 150 members on the platform and more than 500 users have signed up to the company's regular newsletter. On average, a member registers to Stay Nimble every day. Revenue streams will consist of a paid tiered subscription service with premium features and a partner referral scheme.
investment: £93,361 target: £150,002 pre-money valuation: £849,946
status: Active 51 days
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Premium Currikula Schools and Education SEIS
Assisting students to write outstanding essays by suggesting tailored improvements. Currikula helps students by offering in-depth feedback on their work from the content to the structure, including finding suitable references for their bibliographies. The feedback feature requires a subscription, yet references and analytics checks are free. Students have the option of paying per essay for feedback, or paying a quarterly fee for unlimited reviews.
investment: £150,649 target: £130,000 pre-money valuation: £1,624,745
status: Funded
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Kinderly have created an award-winning development app to support childcare professionals record and share a child's progress, helping parents be more engaged in their development. The software links to the Government's Early Years Foundations Stage framework enabling childcarers to digitally capture a child's learning journey.  
investment: £431,229 target: £300,000 pre-money valuation: £1,812,076
status: Funded
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Tutora allows one to one tutoring sessions to be booked and paid for on an easy system. Parents are able to choose from thousands of tutors, and tutors can easily find students whilst managing an online diary. 
investment: £699,080 target: £350,000 pre-money valuation: £2,102,698
status: Stretch
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Azoomee is an online platform that is designed to keep children safe while using the internet. It is a secure, fun and educational platform. Azoomee have signed an exclusive deal with O2 and are the only content provider on O2's childrens tablet.
investment: £735,280 target: £450,000 pre-money valuation: £4,104,656
status: Expired
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Learning Labs Schools and Education EIS
Learning Labs are a fast growing EdTech startup focussed on helping people to learn languages across 3 core channels. They have launched unique language Post-it Notes, a digital language learning platform and have been licensed to over 15k pupils across schools in the UK.
investment: £577,007 target: £600,000 pre-money valuation: £2,019,005
status: Expired
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Spiral is a leading classroom learning platform which encourages active learning and collaborative atmosphere for school, teachers and students.  The Social Learning Network (TSLN) is building a world-class education technology company, providing innovative well-researched collaborative apps to help teachers make the most of mobile learning that is being rolled out to students in schools around the world. TSLN’s founders have spent two years in field research, identifying the key issues faced by teachers and students as they adopt technology into their day-to-day practice. The outcome is Spiral - a suite of individual apps that mirror common learning activities used in schools all over the world; empowering teachers and providing unique real-time data to support assessment and school-wide monitoring. Spiral’s first two apps – Quickfire and Discuss - were launched in July 2015 with over 2,800 schools and 18,000 users registering in the first 4 months. This November, an average of over 57 new schools have signed up every day and registration figures are growing exponentially month-on-month. Spiral is used by primary age to university students, in all subjects, from over 100 countries across the world.  TSLN is seeking to raise £400,000 of investment (£85,000 already raised) in exchange for 22.2% equity (17.5% available to CrowdBnk investors), to match-fund its remaining £130,000 SMART grant from Innovate UK and proposed Horizon 2020 grant-funding to continue growing Spiral as a global mobile learning brand, with the intention of acquisition from a global education service provider by 2019.
investment: £91,653 target: £399,960 pre-money valuation: £1,400,040
status: Expired
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Teaching children the value of cash in a cashless society. gohenry aims to communicate to children between the ages of 6-18 how to earn, spend, save and learn in a digital banking world. The company has more than 550k active members across the UK and the US and generated revenues of £6.1m in 2017 with a YoY growth of 115%. The main source of revenue is a membership fee charged monthly to parents for activating a child bank account.
investment: £6,040,380 target: £2,000,000 pre-money valuation: £58,039,908
status: Expired
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Search Click Drive Schools and Education EIS SEIS
Search Click Drive make finding local driving instructors easy.  It is a platform that connects approved driving instructors with learner drivers.   The platform allows the learner drivers to review instructors, check availability and the cost of lessons.   The platform will create revenue by charging the learner driver a small joining fee, the instructor commission on lessons booked and paid premium listings.  (EIS and SEIS Pending)
investment: £70,340 target: £250,000 pre-money valuation: £1,535,415
status: Expired
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