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It must have been more than 20 years ago that the words Courseware, Digital Learning Environments and Edutainment dominated conferences populated by pioneers developing products for a tiny market. In 2016 we can confidently say that the market is huge and the solutions are answers to real needs. We might still be pioneers but we have joined the real economy.

Are you interested in some background in a market that should reach 169 Billion in 2018 and has just seen its first acquisition of more than one Billion? Read on.

 

"2015 Global Edtech Investment Spikes to Record $6.5 Billion" the Business Journals, January 4th, 2016
http://www.bizjournals.com/prnewswire/press_releases/2016/01/04/MN90281


"Investments in education technology reaching new highs in 2015", ICEF Monitor, August 11th, 2015
http://monitor.icef.com/2015/08/investments-in-education-technology-reaching-new-highs-in-2015/

 

"Ed Tech's Funding Frenzy" Inside Higher Ed, July 24th, 2015
https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2015/07/24/investments-ed-tech-companies-reach-new-high-first-half-2015

 

"Global Edtech Investment Swells to a Record $2.3 Billion in 2014", January 16th, 2015 Nasdaq GlobeNewswire
https://globenewswire.com/news-release/2015/01/16/697961/10115837/en/Global-Edtech-Investment-Swells-to-a-Record-2-3-Billion-in-2014.html

“Education Technology Startups Raised Over Half A Billion Dollars In Q1” TechCrunch, March 26th, 2014
http://techcrunch.com/2014/03/26/education-technology-startups-raised-nearly-half-a-billion-dollars-in-q1/

 

“The Burgeoning and Lucrative e-Learning Market” - March, 2014
http://elearning-reviews.traineasy.com/2014/03/31/the-burgeoning-and-lucrative-e-learning-market/

 

“London June 2013 EdTech Europe Conference: Future Business Innovation in Education Technology”, Open Discovery Space, may 21, 2013
http://opendiscoveryspace.blogactiv.eu/2013/05/21/london-june-2013-edtech-europe-conference-future-business-innovation-in-education-technology/

 

“The growth of Global E-learning”, ELearning!, April/May 2013
http://elmezine.epubxp.com/title/55545/28

“Important Statistics about the eLearning Market for 2013” – Infographic, March 7, 2013
http://www.scoop.it/t/elearning-industry/p/3997967916/2013/03/07/important-statistics-about-the-elearning-market-for-2013-infographic

 

“How Big is the Training & Elearning Market?”, Steve Rayson, February 25, 2013
http://steverayson.kineo.com/2013/02/how-big-is-training-elearning-market.html 


“Global Market for eLearning to Reach $169 Billion by 2018”, PR Newswire, November 19, 2012
http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/global-market-for-elearning-to-reach-169-billion-by-2018-private-tutoring-nears-103-billion-in-market-value-180027521.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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