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VitalSource exercises Acrobatiq acquisition
Educational content creation platform Acrobatiq spun out from Carnegie Mellon University in 2015 and had been backed by the university's Carnegie Innovations division.
Galvanize animates $32m series C
Galvanize has raised $32m from investors including University Ventures and is using some of the money to acquire coding bootcamp operator Hack Reactor.
UC Berkeley SkyDeck checks in latest cohort
A total of 22 participants have each received $100,000 in funding as part of the UC Berkeley accelerator.
Matr does the math on $6.3m series A
UCL has backed digital tuition platform Matr with funding and its support in creating a university-accredited qualification for training online teachers.
Iowa State accelerates startups near and far
Iowa State's Startup Factory Network will train ten startups over 52 weeks at ISU Research Park, while another eight businesses will participate remotely from northern Iowa.
Microsoft pitches Flipgrid acquisition
University of Minnesota spinout Flipgrid has been acquired by Microsoft for an undisclosed sum, three years after raising $17m.
Bibliotech bookmarks $4m round
University of Oxford Innovation Fund has backed Bibliotech's digital textbook library service, which is already used by universities including Oxford itself.
Intersective chalks up $3.8m
Edtech software engine developer Intersective has been backed by Main Sequence Ventures, allocating the funding for further R&D and overseas expansion.

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