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Crowdfunding Opportunities in Schools and Education


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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Premium Gooseberry Planet Schools and Education SEIS
Gooseberry Planet has developed a number of unique apps to teach children about online safety through gamification. The idea was devised in response to a perceived gap in the way children are thought about online safety in school. In a familiar game, children are presented with live scenarios and the consequences of their responses to them, all in a virtual world. Companion teacher and parent apps and support materials allow teachers and parents to monitor progress and to discuss the scenarios and the children’s responses.
investment: £44,501 target: £20,000 pre-money valuation: £165,701
status: Expired
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Premium Stay Nimble Schools and Education SEIS
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: £172,850 target: £150,002 pre-money valuation: £849,946
status: Expired
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Developing Experts Schools and Education EIS
Founded in 2015, Developing Experts is a complete online curriculum solution for children aged between the age group of 4 to 14 years. Developing Experts provides over 700 online lessons with a practical investigation, easy-to-understand handouts, interactive assessments and quizzes for multiple curricula including the National Curriculum. Additionally, with an aim to enhance child’s critical thinking and learning outcomes, it provides specialised lessons held by experts from the university and industry, specifically operational in science field.
investment: £0 target: £75,000 pre-money valuation: £5,419,448
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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Like To Be connects students and professionals for impartial, real world, online careers advice. Like To Be links the classroom with real people and real careers. Employers can create online mental profiles to give insight into what its like to work within their profession. 
investment: £3,950 target: £150,000 pre-money valuation: £1,350,000
status: Expired
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Role Models aims to encourage a generation of children in becoming the best they can be with their well-being, their relationships and their own sense of purpose. The company is planning to do this by teaching approximately a million children globally on how to interact well, cooperate effectively, solve problems creatively, think critically and manage brilliantly. Role Models offers three different services: UK Life Skills Courses, International Life Skills Courses and Creative Childcare. The company is planning to launch life skill webinars and an affordable online animation package for its users.
investment: £480,000 target: £120,000 pre-money valuation: £2,985,590
status: Funded
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Maker Life is aiming to give children the possibility to learn code, by making coding more enjoyable at a low cost. They have developed entry level build your own project kits that enable to children to take their first steps into coding.
investment: £68,420 target: £150,000 pre-money valuation: £950,000
status: Expired
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Teach Pitch is a cloud based platform that helps teachers all over the world cope with the overwhelming problem of information abundance.  Since 2014 they have had over 10,000 teachers from over 130 countries using the platform on a daily bases.  The platform enables educators to identify, save, rate and plan their work around the resources that are right for them.
investment: £364,540 target: £300,000 pre-money valuation: £4,700,000
status: Expired
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Perfectly Spoken Ltd Schools and Education
Perfectly Spoken offers English learning courses online for free in response to the global demand for learning the English language. The user base of this company has grown exponentially to 125,000+ users in less than a year and forecasted to grow at the rate of 30,000+ new users in a month. Perfectly Spoken has grown to 65,000 active followers on social media and is likely to attract book subscriptions from companies and higher education institutions. The additional revenue streams on the consideration include advertising and sponsorship, licensing of content, potential joint ventures, white labeling and develop parallel language services starting with Spanish.
investment: £57,750 target: £100,000
status: Expired
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Curiosity Learning Schools and Education SEIS
Curiosity Club is a unique curriculum enrichment programme for both primary and secondary schools. Traditionally in schools, all pupils learn the same thing at the same time. Curiosity offers a unique way to engage children by allowing them to choose their own individual journey through the history of time and through that they are developing their skills of literacy, numeracy, research, memory, presentation and communication. 
investment: £42,350 target: £130,000 pre-money valuation: £900,111
status: Expired
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TutorTap in an online platform that connects tutors with children who need help or even children who are overacheiving and want to learn beyond the classroom.
investment: £136,060 target: £150,000 pre-money valuation: £539,972
status: Expired
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