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Future Planet Capital announces Partnership with Owl Ventures

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Future Planet Capital, the world’s first global platform to invest in leading universities and the “centres of innovation” that surround them, announces a limited partnership investment in Owl Ventures, a world-leading venture capital fund that invests in education technology companies. Owl Ventures will be Future Planet Capital’s strategic partner in the education sector.

Based in San Francisco and founded in 2014, Owl Ventures closed its $185m second fund in October 2017. Owl Ventures has invested in numerous fast growing transformative companies such as Accelerate Learning, a comprehensive digital PreK-12 STEM curriculum; Lingo Live, a language and communications programme; Quizlet, one of the largest educational platforms in the world; and RaiseMe, an online scholarship platform. 

Future Planet Capital announces participation in funding for Oxford Science Innvoation.

Future Planet Capital is pleased to announce its participation in the third close of funding for Oxford Sciences Innovation plc alongside some of Asia's largest companies and investors.

OSI, which was formed in May 2015, has raised an additional £230m from new and existing investors. With nearly £600m now available to invest in spin-outs from Oxford’s science departments, OSI is believed to be the world’s largest university innovation investor.