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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Noodle Partners Announces Another $14 Million In Financing To Accelerate Growth And Transform Higher Education
San Francisco-based Owl Ventures led the investment, joining Noodle Partners’ seed investors, Osage Venture Partners and New Markets Venture Partners. The capital will go toward expanding Noodle’s online programs at Tulane, American and the additional dozen universities with which the company is working.
Tulane University’s School of Social Work Launches Online Master of Social Work with Noodle Partners
Debut cohort tentatively slated to begin in January 2018.
Signaling an important milestone in its 183-year history, Tulane University today announced a relationship with Noodle Partners, a company dedicated to dramatically improving the quality and delivery of online education. Adding to existing online degrees in public health and law, Tulane plans to launch an array of new market-competitive online degrees over the next several years.
With teacher shortage looming, AU’s online programs will help to prepare the next generation of effective teachers and education policy leaders.