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Climb Credit Announces $9.8 Million Series A Funding Round Led by Third Prime and New Markets Venture Partners

2019-07-03T15:07:49-05:00Climb Credit, Jason Palmer|

Climb Credit, a student lending company that provides affordable financing for valuable career-skill programs that lead to higher-paying jobs, today announced that it has raised $9.8 million in Series A financing led by Third Prime and New Markets Venture Partners with participation from Acumen, Impact Engine, Two Culture Capital, and Elizabeth Tse—alongside existing investors including 1/0 Capital, [...]

VR for HR: Startup Raises $8M from Impact Investors to Tackle Workplace Bias Through Simulations

2019-03-31T18:45:06-05:00Jason Palmer, Mursion, News & Updates, Portfolio Companies|

Mursion, a startup that provides immersive VR training for essential skills in the workplace, today announced an $8M Series A, led by impact investor New Markets Venture Partners, along with the Schusterman Family Investment Office, Zoma Capital, New Schools Venture Fund, Propel Capital, Figure 8 Investments, and the Strada Education Network. Already used by a cross section [...]

Jason Palmer in EdSurge: Why I’m Optimistic About the Next Wave of Education Technology

2018-08-30T17:14:39-05:00Jason Palmer, News & Updates|

New Markets' Jason Palmer pens an oped for EdSurge on his optimism regarding the near term future for education technology: "Working as an entrepreneur, executive, philanthropist and investor over the past few decades, at some of the very organizations Watters bemoans, I’ve had a unique vantage point for observing numerous successes, failures and—most importantly—long-term trends [...]

Former Gates Foundation Executive Joins Education-Focused Venture Firm

2018-08-30T17:14:40-05:00Jason Palmer, News & Updates|

Jason Palmer, Former Deputy Director At The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Joins New Markets Venture Partners As Team Completes Initial $30 Million Close On New Education Fund New Markets Venture Partners, a thirteen-year old venture capital firm focused on investing in high impact education companies, today announced the addition of Jason Palmer, former Deputy [...]