Newsela, Inc. Among HCM Top 500

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Newsela, Inc. Strengths, Domain Expertise, and Key Differentiators

Newsela is an Instructional Content Platform that brings together engaging, accessible content with integrated assessments and insights to supercharge reading engagement and learning in every subject. Content on Newsela covers topics students care about, that connect to the core curriculum, and are aligned to standards. Articles are accessible to every student in a class, regardless of reading ability. Additionally, many articles available in both English and Spanish.

Newsela, Inc. Recent Developments

In August 2019, Newsela integrates with Schoology and other LTI-configured Learning Management Systems which is a significant step for interoperability for Newsela's students and teachers. In March 2019, TCV invests $50 million in a Series C round of Newsela, which offers an instructional content platform containing news and nonfiction articles at various reading levels.

Newsela, Inc. Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) Activities

In October 2021, Newsela acquired HapYak, an interactive video software business for the enterprise.

Newsela, Inc. Customers in ARTW Customer Database

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Newsela, Inc. Overview

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Number of Employees: 650

Functional Market: Learning and Development,

Key Verticals: K805, Higher Education,

Newsela, Inc. Key Cloud and HCM Applications

Newsela PRO, Newsela ELA, Newsela Social Studies, Newsela Science

Newsela, Inc. HCM and Cloud HCM Applications Revenues, $M:

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Newsela, Inc. Revenue Breakdown by Type:

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Newsela, Inc. Total and HCM Applications Revenues by Region:

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Newsela, Inc. Direct vs Indirect sales

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Newsela, Inc. Customers - Breakdown by Geo, Size, Vertical and Product

List of Verified Newsela, Inc. Customers

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No. of Newsela, Inc. Cloud HCM Subscribers: 27000000

Among Newsela customers are 90 percent of U.S. K-12 schools where teachers and students are using Newsela for content that’s personalized to student interests.

Newsela, Inc. Market Opportunities, M&A and Geo Expansions

In February 2021, Newsela raised $100 million in a Series D round. The financing was led by new investor Franklin Templeton, and brings Newsela’s valuation to $1 billion. The new round is larger than the aggregate of Newsela’s prior capital raised to date.

In March 2019 Newsela has raised $50 million in a Series C round of funding led by TCV. The New York-based startup said that it plans to use the money to get more penetration within the schools where it is already being used, as well as continue expanding the subject areas that it covers.

In a time when Digital Platforms Leading the Future of Ed-Tech and when schools look for new ways to cut costs and at the same time reboot their curriculum to better tap new innovations and improved understandings of how children learn, e-learning startups are attracting attention, both from educators and the VCs, Newsela can expand their work and increase their sales.

Newsela, Inc. Risks and Challenges

K-12 schools limited budgets and expanding beyond the US market is a challenge.

Newsela, Inc. Ecosystem, Partners, Resellers and SI

Newsela partner with over 100 content companies in publishing to bring content to students. Among Newsela partners are The Smithsonian Institute, The New York Times, Washington Post, USA Today, The Guardian, Creative, Encyclopedia Britannica, Associated Press, New York Media, WikiHow, Bloomberg, ZINN Educational Project, Atlas Obscura, and many others. Among Newsela integration partners are Clever, Canvas, Google Classroom, Schoology, IMS Global, ClassLink, BetterLesson, and others.

Newsela, Inc. Cloud Platform (PaaS) and Infrastructure (IaaS) Details

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