BridgeU raises $5.3m to close the gap between education and industry needs

BridgeU raises $5.3m to close the gap between education and industry needs


Students deciding on their next phase in higher education face a daunting choice and a array of options. Most schools have zero capability to deal with sifting 40,000 undergraduate courses in the UK, alone. Why not apply big data to the problem and create an ‘adaptive learning platform’ which actually helps students make these crucial decision, based on real data.

That’s effectively what BridgeU does. Its university preparation and careers guidance software uses big data and management tools to allow secondary schools to offer much smarter university and careers guidance service to their students.

This London and Hong Kong-based startup has now closed a $5.3m/£4m Series A investment round led by London’s Octopus Ventures. Existing investor Fresco Capital also participated,…

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