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

2019-07-03T15:07:49-04:00June 26, 2019|Climb 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

2019-03-31T18:45:06-04:00March 25, 2019|Jason 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 [...]

EdTech Times Podcast with Jason Palmer: Building Products That Deliver

2018-08-30T17:14:38-04:00April 15, 2018|Jason Palmer, News & Updates|

What can education technology startups do to ensure that their products are implemented in classrooms? In this podcast, Hannah Nyren from EdTech Times explores this topic with Jason Palmer from New Markets Venture Partners. A day prior to the recording of this podcast, Jason was a speaker at the LearnLaunch Investor Summit. He and Hannah [...]

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

2018-08-30T17:14:39-04:00June 18, 2017|Jason 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

2018-08-30T17:14:40-04:00October 25, 2016|Jason 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 [...]