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Selected’s recruiting platform matches teachers with schools they’ll love – TechCrunch

Selected’s recruiting platform matches teachers with schools they’ll love – TechCrunch A “dating app for teachers” is an odd but useful way to describe the startup Selected, which has just closed on $1.2 million in seed funding for its recruiting platform for educators. And, in all fairness, Selected said it first. …

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OpenClassrooms raises another $60 million – TechCrunch

OpenClassrooms raises another $60 million – TechCrunch French startup OpenClassrooms is raising $60 million from General Atlantic, with existing investors Citizen Capital, Alven and Bpifrance also participating. OpenClassrooms is the most popular massive open online course platform in France. But the startup has evolved beyond on-demand courses to provide full-fledged …

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Thousands of academics spurn Nature’s new paid-access Machine Learning journal – TechCrunch

Thousands of academics spurn Nature’s new paid-access Machine Learning journal – TechCrunch Nature, one of the most prestigious scientific journals in the world, has just announce plans to create a Machine Intelligence imprint, and researchers are not happy. The field has been doing fine with open-access journals — why clog …

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Europe eyes boosting data re-use and funds for AI research – TechCrunch

Europe eyes boosting data re-use and funds for AI research – TechCrunch The European Union’s executive body, the EC, has taken a first pass at drawing up a strategy to respond to the myriad socio-economic challenges around artificial intelligence technology — including setting out steps intended to boost investment, support education and …

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Udacity tackles cybersecurity with its latest nanodegree – TechCrunch

Udacity tackles cybersecurity with its latest nanodegree – TechCrunch Responding to the talent shortage and increasing demand facing the cybersecurity industry, Udacity said that it is now developing a new nanodegree focused on security. Launched at the security industry’s RSA Conference, details about the new program (including potential partners) are still sketchy …

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Coinbase buys a startup, Discord’s a unicorn and Netflix soars – TechCrunch

Coinbase buys a startup, Discord’s a unicorn and Netflix soars – TechCrunch Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week TechCrunch’s Katie Roof and Crunchbase News’s Alex Wilhelm sat down with Science Inc’s Michael Jones to dig through the latest …

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What did VCs study in college? – TechCrunch

What did VCs study in college? – TechCrunch Although some colleges may offer a major program in business or entrepreneurship, there isn’t exactly a major in venture capital or angel investment. Crunchbase News has already examined where professional VCs and angel investors went to college (yes, there’s some truth to the Harvard and …

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