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News, Updates & Insights FromThe Noodle Partners Team

Noodle Partners, MassMutual, and FlowPoint Announce $100 Million Financing Partnership

“Ten years ago, the Noodle Partners team helped reinvent online education, and today we are proud to announce we are backing the industry leader’s next leg of growth,” said MassMutual Deputy Chief Investment Officer, Drew Dickey. “Together with our partners at FlowPoint, we have been impressed with Noodle’s positive social impact and look forward to helping Noodle and their partner universities expand access to quality, affordable education in subject areas where there is a great societal need for additional talent.”

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Tulane University Teams with Noodle Partners to Launch New Online Master of Professional Studies in Information Technology Management

Noodle Partners is launching a new online master’s program with Tulane’s School of Professional Advancement (SoPA) this fall. The school focuses on educating working adults and offering applied learning programs that incorporate both industry-relevant knowledge and a grounding in the liberal arts. The online Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Information Technology (IT) Management program will allow information technology and business professionals to develop managerial skills and technical acumen for leadership roles in technology management.

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John Katzman, Founder and CEO of The Noodle Companies, Earns GSV Lifetime Achievement Award

Katzman is the 6th annual award winner, and is being honored by Global Silicon Valley (GSV) as a “consummate education entrepreneur” who has had a “profound impact in changing the world for good.” In addition to serving on Renaissance’s Board of Directors, he also serves on the boards of Woodrow Wilson Foundation and the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools. He previously served on the board of the National Association of Independent Schools for six years.

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Noodle Partners Expands Partnership With Tulane University

Noodle Partners today announced a partnership with Tulane’s School of Professional Advancement (SoPA), expanding its overall relationship with Tulane University. New online SoPA programs will focus on educating working adults and offering applied learning programs that incorporate both industry-relevant knowledge and a grounding in the liberal arts and will launch in fall 2018.

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Claremont Graduate University Teams With Noodle Partners to Launch Online Master’s Programs

Working with Noodle Partners, Claremont Graduate University (CGU) will build on existing strengths across the university to launch an array of cutting-edge, market-competitive online degree opportunities by September 2018. CGU is one of the nation’s leading graduate-only institutions, and online programs will thrive by serving students who are experienced learners. By offering flexibly designed programs and degree options online, CGU will be able to reach a larger group of students who will enjoy renowned faculty, small class sizes, and practice-based research, which will provide the tools needed to solve real world problems and build meaningful careers.

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With $14M Fundraise, Noodle Wants Colleges to ‘Pick and Choose’ How They Build Online Programs

One of the newer players to step into that online program manager (OPM) space, Noodle Partners, got a boost this week: $14 million in Series A funding led by edtech venture capital firm Owl Ventures. The announcement comes about a year after the startup raised $4 million in a seed round from Osage Venture Partners and New Markets Venture Partners, bringing Noodle Partners’ total raised to about $18 million.

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