Big data goes to college: ed tech startup Civitas Learning scores $8.75M

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Colleges and universities are sitting on mounds of data that could lead to all kinds of valuable insights – like which students are most at risk for failing or what course loads tend to lead to attrition. But, until recently, schools haven’t had the tools to aggregate and analyze those disparate datasets.

About a year ago, Civitas Learning launched to bring big data analytics to higher ed. On Tuesday, the Austin-based company said it raised an additional $8.75 million in venture capital.

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