What Are 'Insiders' Saying About Ed-Tech Investments?

December 10, 2015

Nearly two-thirds (66 percent) of education policy makers say ed-tech companies are overvalued, according to a survey of several dozen "insiders," including investors and bankers. But survey respondents also overwhelmingly said (72 percent) new investors such as media and technology companies are likely to fund education companies, and deemed higher education (30 percent) and corporate training (44 percent) the most attractive markets for future investors. The survey, in a special edition of the monthly Education Insider, was conducted by Whiteboard Advisors, an education consulting firm.

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