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Verbit Selected to Join Israeli Innovation and Accessibility Delegation in Vienna

By Danielle Chazen

Verbit is one of three companies selected to join the Access Israel delegation representing Israeli technology and innovation next week in Vienna at the Zero Project Conference. The three-day conference, which takes place February 19-21, gathers 500 innovators and leaders from around the world to bring exposure to the most innovative and effective policies, practices and technologies improving the lives…
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Spotlighting Inspiration: Global Disability Innovation Hub

By Danielle Chazen

As Verbit aims to provide technology that creates more opportunities for students and professionals navigating disabilities to succeed, we often encounter organizations with missions that inspire our work. We’d like to spotlight one organization, the Global Disability Innovation Hub, which is tackling an array of disability-focused challenges. The GDI Hub consists of both an academic research center and a community…
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What to Consider When Creating an Online Course

By Danielle Chazen

From parents with young children to those who lack means of transportation or are employed full-time, online course offerings can remove a significant barrier standing in the way of their ability to earn an education and a degree. Online courses present countless benefits, including meeting the expectations and needs of today’s tech savvy, remote world. Yet designing an online course…
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Connections Sparked at Kaltura Connect

By Danielle Chazen

From Mayo Clinic’s use of video to connect with its patients to Mark Sunday’s advice on adopting live video technologies, last week’s Kaltura Connect conference engaged 500 attendees around the importance, growth and evolution of video. Verbit served as an event sponsor and sent some of its leaders to New Orleans to connect live with customers experiencing the benefits that…
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Helping International Students Succeed on Campus

By Danielle Chazen

The number of international students in the US reached an all-time high in 2019, making it the fourth consecutive year with more than one million international students. International students make up 5.5 percent of the total US higher education population. They also contributed $44.7 billion to the US economy in 2018, an increase of 5.5 percent from the previous year,…
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Verbit to Exhibit at Kaltura Connect This Week

By Danielle Chazen

Verbit is excited to be participating and exhibiting at this week's video experience conference, Kaltura Connect, to be held January 21-23 at the Hilton Riverside in New Orleans. This annual conference gathers 500 attendees for three days of workshops, panels and networking to discuss the latest challenges and opportunities in video. Each year, Kaltura gathers some of the world's leading…
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Webinar Recap: How AI Empowers Personalized Learning

By Danielle Chazen

Providing students with more personalized learning has been a goal of university leaders for years. Experienced higher education professionals understand that each learner brings a unique blend of experiences and expectations to the desk and can therefore benefit from multiple methods of consuming course content. In the past, educators have tried to enlist learning management systems to develop various learning…
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Verbit Raises Additional $31 Million in Series B Funding Round

By Danielle Chazen

Verbit is excited to announce the close of a $31 million Series B round, led by growth equity firm Stripes and with participation from Viola Ventures, Vertex Ventures, HV Ventures, Oryzn Capital and ClalTech. This latest round of funding brings Verbit’s total amount raised to $65 million, following a $23 million Series A round in January 2019. Verbit's valuation has…
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Spotlighting Schools with Learning Differences Programs

By Danielle Chazen

The experience of going off to college can feel daunting to many. Students are presented with a period of unprecedented internal growth and a mix of opportunities and challenges that can be self-defining. Yet when you factor in also managing a learning challenge or disability, it’s important for students to know they’re investing in schools that will also invest in…
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