Decline in second-quarter fundraising

Decline in second-quarter fundraising

Introduction Navitas Ventures counted 28 funding rounds of US$5M or more during the quarter. This includes venture capital rounds, private equity growth rounds, debt, and grants; it excludes IPOs, M&A, and post-IPO fundraising by listed companies.  Collectively,...
Building an Innovation Precinct

Building an Innovation Precinct

Education is changing!  That’s a simple statement which hides the real driver: innovation of education for students, learners, educators, institutions, employers and economies – globally.  Around the world there are thousands of education conferences and...
Innovation Alley Pitch Competition

Innovation Alley Pitch Competition

  The Innovation Alley Pitch Competition The Innovation Stage at EduTECH showcased leading Australian education technology thought leadership across a two-day plenary program in June 2019. A key part of the program was the Innovation Alley Pitch Competition run...
A digital future for higher ed

A digital future for higher ed

On the Innovation Stage at EduTECH, our panel discussed the future of higher education learning and what that means for the traditional university campus. Wes Sonnenreich of Practera, Grainne Oates of Quitch, Glenn Campbell of DeakinCo. and Dror Ben-Naim of Smart...
Social justice at the core of innovation investment

Social justice at the core of innovation investment

Investors are looking for EdTech innovations with a defined purpose, and a goal set on improving the education of students according to EduGrowth’s panel at EduTECH Sydney. Tim Praill, Head of Navitas Ventures & General Manager Strategy & Transformation at...
Tim Praill: a way forward for edtech

Tim Praill: a way forward for edtech

By 2030, the largest company on the internet is going to be an education based company that we haven’t heard of yet. Tim Praill cited futurist Thomas Frey at his recent keynote during the EduTECH conference and expo in Sydney.  Tim Praill, Head of Navitas Ventures...