Labster will use the funding to expand its operations globally and hire more talent. Here are the top-line bullets you need to know.
Labster, a virtual lab developer, has raised $47M in an extended Series C. The round drew participation from Sofina Group, Balderton Capital, Owl Ventures, GGV Capital, and Andreessen Horowitz, among others.
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How’s the company performing?
- Denmark-based Labster enables students to conduct lab experiments in an immersive, virtual environment.
- The company caters to more than 3K universities and educational institutions — including Taylor’s University, University of Essex, and Arizona State University — across 70+ countries.
- It has served more than 5M students since its launch.
- Labster is currently supported by a team of over 350 employees.
Why does the market matter?
- The education technology market is expected to reach a value of $377.9B by 2028, growing at a CAGR of 19.9%, according to Grand View Research.
- Edtech solutions are increasingly being adopted to lower content production costs and increase geographical reach.
- The demand for virtual programming and online education has increased amid the pandemic, driving market growth.
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