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Steve Forbes, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, Forbes Media, speaks at the Rothman Institute, on May 22, 2013, in Philadelphia.

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Steve Forbes, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, Forbes Media, speaks at the Rothman Institute, on May 22, 2013, in Philadelphia.

Click Your Way to a College Diploma From the Forbes School of Business

Forbes, the millionaire moniker signifying wealth and all its triumphs, is now trying to make a name for itself in online education. The magazine publisher just sold part of its naming rights to an online, for-profit education venture: Ashford’s College...

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Quizlet founder Andrew Sutherland (left) hasn't found the need for venture capital.

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Quizlet founder Andrew Sutherland (left) hasn't found the need for venture capital.

No VC: Education Startup Quizlet Makes the Grade Going It Alone

This is the third in a five-part series called “No VC,” which highlights startups that have succeeded without venture capital, the lifeblood of Silicon Valley. (This post was updated to correct the site’s pricing to $15 a year.) One night this past...

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More than 753,000 students worldwide have signed up for Udacity since January.

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More than 753,000 students worldwide have signed up for Udacity since January.

Udacity Raises $15 Million as Money Pours into Online Education

  Udacity, the digital university co-founded by artificial intelligence and robotics pioneer Sebastian Thrun, has raised $15 million, joining a crop of online education startups to attract venture capital this year. The financing was led by Andreessen Horowitz and included...

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Net Power & Light's technology provides virtual gatherings where users can view videos at the same time and interact in real time.

Net Power & Light

Net Power & Light's technology provides virtual gatherings where users can view videos at the same time and interact in real time.

Virtual Class in Session: Startup’s Technology Bring Users Together

Harvard University Professor Michael Sandel’s lectures on justice, one of the school’s most popular courses, are also a hit on YouTube. They’ve been viewed millions of times and have elicited thousands of comments. But unlike the students in his class...

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Venture capitalists have been pouring money into online education services this year.

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Venture capitalists have been pouring money into online education services this year.

NEA Boosts Education Bet, Leads $25M Investment in Edmodo

Education has long been a challenging market for startups because it’s hard to sell into school systems and students tend not to be flush with cash. New Enterprise Associates thinks that’s ancient history. The venture capital firm announced today it...

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