Coursera, which enables users to take online university courses, recently raised a $49m first tranche of a $60m series C round and is setting its sights on India.
MOOCs continue to dominate higher education headlines, but what is the current state of play, and what does the future hold for online course providers?
The Shared Learning Collaborative (SLC), backed by $100m from The Gates Foundation, the Carnegie Corporation, and others, rebrands as new startup inBloom.
Canvas Network, an online education platform developed by learning management software (LMS) provider Instructure which received $9.1m investment for the platform, has begun offering free and open online courses.
Higher education investment fund University Ventures is to invest in its own startup.
Futurelearn, a platform free-to-access Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), has been launched by a consortium of UK-based universities, led by distance-learning provider The Open University (OU).