πŸŽ’ K12 up 70%, $100M+ Funding

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Today's Topics

  • πŸ“š K12. K12 index jumps 70% in 6 months
  • πŸ’° Funding. $100M+ for water testing, biotech and more
  • πŸ’Ό Acquisitions. Medical tech, pharma data and infrastructure
  • πŸ“… Economics. Trade, GDP and Inflation data coming up

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πŸ“š K12 Index grows by over 70% in 6 months

HolonIQ K12 Index: The index, which includes businesses that offer educational software, online learning environments, and other goods and services associated with education, posted a strong growth of over 70% in the last six months. A variety of reasons, including the growing popularity of blended learning methods, may point to strong success. Notable events during this period include the New Jersey Department of Education approving a pre-qualified tutoring provider, Nerdy’s Varsity Tutors, as the 2023/24 High-Impact Tutoring Program. The provider of cloud-based software for K12, PowerSchool, partnered with AMISA on November 28 for the expansion of PowerSchool’s channel partner program in Latin America. In addition, Instructure struck a partnership with Khan Academy to create an AI-powered tutoring and teaching assistant tool. 

πŸ’° Funding

🌊 120Water, a Indiana based developer of a subscription-based water testing platform, raised $43M from Allos Ventures, to further expand the team, technology investments, and go-to-market efforts.

πŸ”¬ Myrobalan Therapeutics, a Massachusetts based biotechnology company, raised a $24M Series A from Co-win Ventures, to use the funds to advance its first program addressing therapies for neurological conditions.

🌱 Enifer, a Finland-based biotech startup, secured a $13M Grant from NextGenerationEU, to build a first-of-its-kind mycoprotein ingredient factory.

πŸ”„ Resynergi, a California - based leader in plastic recycling technology, raised a $6.4M Series B from Transitions First (T1ST) & Lummus Technology to scale production of its modular Continuous Microwave Assisted Pyrolysis (CMAP) technology, and to expand its executive team to drive growth.

🦷  Peerlogic, a Scottsdale, AZ-based AI-driven technology company servicing dental offices, raised a $5.65M Seed from AZ-VC, to scale its impact through expansion of innovative product solutions, enhancement of Large Language Model (LLM), and development of advanced call analytics and engagement tools.

πŸ’Ό Acquisitions

πŸ” Karl Storz, a Germany based endoscopy equipment manufacturer, acquired Innersight Labs, a UK based  innovative software manufacturer. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price.

⚑ Energy Capital Partners (ECP), a New-Jersey based leading infrastructure investor, acquired Triple Oak Power, a Oregon based renewable project developer with a development pipeline exceeding 8 GW.

πŸ’Š  Evaluate, a UK based pharmaceutical insights provider, acquired J+D Forecasting, a UK based leading provider of forecasting solutions for the pharmaceutical industry.

πŸ“… Economic Calendar

Anticipate key economic indicators focusing on Balance of Trade, GDP, and Inflation.

Thursday, January 11th 2024

πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί Australia - Balance of Trade, November
πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ US - Core Inflation Rate MoM, December
πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ US - Core Inflation Rate YoY, December
πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ US - Inflation Rate MoM, December
πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ US - Inflation Rate YoY, December

Friday, January 12th 2024

πŸ‡¨πŸ‡³ China - Inflation Rate YoY, December
πŸ‡¨πŸ‡³ China - Balance of Trade, December
πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ UK - GDP MoM, November
πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ US - PPI MoM, December

Monday January 15th 2024

πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ Germany - Full Year GDP Growth, 2023

Tuesday January 16th 2024

πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί Australia - Westpac Consumer Confidence Change, January
πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ UK - Unemployment Rate, November
πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ Germany - ZEW Economic Sentiment Index, January
πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Canada - Inflation Rate YoY, December

Wednesday January 17th 2024

πŸ‡¨πŸ‡³ China - GDP Growth Rate YoY, Q4
πŸ‡¨πŸ‡³ China - Industrial Production YoY, December
πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ UK - Inflation Rate YoY, December
πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ US - Retail Sales MoM, December

Thursday January 18th 2024

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ US - Building Permits Prel, December
πŸ‡―πŸ‡΅ Japan - Inflation Rate YoY, December
πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ UK - Retail Sales MoM, December
πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ US - Michigan Consumer Sentiment Prel, January

Friday January 19 2024

πŸ‡―πŸ‡΅ Japan - Inflation Rate YoY, December
πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ UK - Retail Sales MoM, December
πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ US - Michigan Consumer Sentiment Prel, January