TechRound – the UK’s independent voice for startups – caught up with Kortext’s CEO and founder, James Gray, at Kortext’s sun-drenched Bournemouth office to discover more about his entrepreneur journey and what the future holds for hybrid learning technology. From its Bournemouth HQ, Kortext has evolved from being the first eTextbook provider trusted by UK
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Over 50% of UK university students now use Kortext e-learning materials!
It brings us great joy to share that for the first time, more than 50% of UK university students now have access to digital learning materials through the Kortext platform. As the UK’s market-leading learning content and engagement platform, we can now share that the Universities of Wolverhampton, Bournemouth and Chester are the latest to…
Kortext raises £15m investment to accelerate development roadmap
We are pleased to announce that Kortext has raised an additional £15m in investment funding from DMG Ventures to accelerate the delivery of its product roadmap, in partnership with its university customers. The pandemic-led move to blended learning and more ‘remote-first’, distance learning has fast-tracked the demand for Kortext to enhance all aspects of its platform and delivery. The platform is host to millions
Catch up on the Kortext Summer 21 Webinar!
Nothing screams summer like a bucket, spade, and a webinar. Wait, what? Okay, you got us! But it’d be rude not to celebrate the success of our summer webinar! On Tuesday 8th June, we hosted academics, librarians, students and more, at our Kortext Summer 21 Webinar on Microsoft Teams. Opening the event was Kortext’s CEO,
The road ahead is not the same as the road travelled down – insights from the Kortext Spring 2021 Webinar
On March 18th, we were joined by over 150 librarians from higher education institutions across the UK for our spring webinar, titled ‘The Road Ahead Is Not The Same As The Road Travelled Down’; inspired by a quote from the UK’s international education champion, Sir Steve Smith, during the GOLA Conference held in February this year. During this
Education visionary joins leading EdTech firm as Academic Advisor
Education pioneer Sir Timothy O’Shea – known for applying artificial intelligence to learning – takes up an advisory position with digital platform Kortext. The former principal of the University of Edinburgh has led tech advances in Higher Education since 1970. Sir Tim is excited by the opportunity for EdTech to greatly increase opportunities for disadvantaged