Tech VC: top ten trends to watch in 2021

Mark Sherman, Managing Partner at global VC firm Telstra Ventures
|Mar 4|magazine1 min read

9. Tech to drive online learning and reskilling

As the impact of Covid continues to reshape the global economy, the provision of online learning platforms that enable training and reskilling will thrive. Education providers have been required to ramp up their remote learning capabilities during the pandemic – and new educational business models and delivery channels will emerge as a result. Advances and proliferation of online content, mobile applications, and programmatic customer acquisition will also challenge conventional teaching methods. All this means that the education sector – often seen as a tech laggard – will be a source of tech innovation in 2021 and online learning platforms will go mainstream.