Forbes: New Markets Venture Partners Launches $160 Million Education Fund

Derek Newton

“According to at least one source, global investment in education technology and education companies is down nearly 50% year over year – 2021 to 2022. That’s a massive drop in any market and when markets drop that much that fast, some people panic. They sprint for exits. Others, like me, see a necessary recalibration. Still others – the veteran and institutional players – see these retreats as value opportunities.

It’s in this environment of investment decline in education that Maryland based New Markets Venture Partners, is launching a new education investment fund – their fifth overall. The newest one is a $160 million enterprise aimed at boosting economic mobility by investing in “student and workforce outcomes,” according to the press announcement. The company says this new fund is already oversubscribed.”

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