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Memrise adds $5.1 million in new funds

pandodaily.com
Memrise, a learning platform focused on memorization techniques, has raised a Series A round of funding worth $5.1 million, according to an SEC filing. The London-based TechStars Boston grad previously raised two seed rounds to the tune of $1.18 million from Audrey Capital, Avalon Ventures, Balderton Capital, and Lerer...
Memrise adds $5.1 million in new funds

Memrise: Fresh content and $1 million in the bank to change how the world learns

thenextweb.com
When I first met the Memrise team a few months ago in Boston, the site was just getting started and the dreams were big. Fast forward 8 months and my how things have changed. The site, which aims to facilitate easier methods to learn everything from languages to constellations of...
Memrise: Fresh content and $1 million in the bank to change how the world learns

Memrise wants to turn learning into a 'recreational sport'

www.guardian.co.uk
'We're using crowd-sourcing, game-dynamics and lots of memory science' says co-founder Ed CookeYou'd be forgiven for being wary of anyone who talks about gamification, with the term having become a buzzword for a lot of people whose main talent is, well, spouting buzzwords. But that doesn't apply to everyone.Ed Cooke...
Memrise wants to turn learning into a 'recreational sport'
Crowd-Sourced Learning Platform Memrise Nabs $1.05M From Matt Mullenweg, Lerer Ventures And More!

Memory grand master Ed Cooke gets $1M to teach his tricks at new startup, Memrise

venturebeat.com
There is nothing extraordinary about Ed Cooke’s brain. Sure he can memorize a 1000 digit number in less than an hour, but so can you, he believes. “It’s not like I was born with special cognitive abilities. I trained myself to have an incredible memory, and those are skills other...
Memory grand master Ed Cooke gets $1M to teach his tricks at new startup, Memrise

"Memory techniques are a technology of the imagination" Ed Cooke of Memrise on changing learning

thenextweb.com
The Wired 2012 conference kicks off tomorrow and there will be the usual amazing mix of speakers and tech businesses at the event discussing the future and current trends. One of the speakers at the event, Ed Cooke, runs an interesting new business that could help with recalling almost anything...
"Memory techniques are a technology of the imagination" Ed Cooke of Memrise on changing learning

Memrise raises $1.05M to make memorization a game

gigaom.com
Memrise, a TechStars Boston graduate, caught my eye last year at its demo day with its gamified approach to learning and memorizing languages. I wasn’t the only one impressed. The company has raised $1.05 million from Avalon Ventures, Balderton Capital, Matt Mullenweg’s Audrey Capital and Lerer Ventures. Nabeel Hyatt, who sold Conduit Labs...
Memrise raises $1.05M to make memorization a game
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