A Muru-D graduate, OpenLearning has raised $8.5 million in Series A funding bringing total investment raised to $13.7m.
OpenLearning was designed to allow for social learning, through “reflecting, sharing and discussing ideas”, with a broad goal of improving access to high-quality online learning for higher education.
This latest funding is led by Malaysian Prestariang Berhad, a technology training provider, and Paramount Corporation Berhad, an investment company focused on education and property development. Brimo says both have interests aligned with OpenLearning, and will facilitate expansion into Malaysia.
Malaysia was the first country in the world to launch a national massive open online courses (MOOC) program, using the OpenLearning platform, and has national targets for blended and online learning.
OpenLearning is is researching “things like artificial intelligence and how that can have an impact on education”. Says Brimo
Challenges have been many - including getting people from different countries working together but one .
With persistence and determination, the team is confident of success!