May 2012 was a good month for UK EdTech firms raising Series A funding and seed capital:
Quipper, the London-based e-learning start-up led by Masa Watanabe, a co-founder of Japanese mobile social gaming company DeNA, raised £2.3m of Series A funding. The round has been financed by three investors: Atomico, the technology venture capital firm led by Skype co-founder Niklas Zennström, Globis, the Japanese venture capital firm, and Benesse, the Japanese education and publishing company. Quipper's mobile app allows users to answer a series of questions and the app can also be used as a platform...
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