L Squared Capital purchased online professional development platform Learners Edge; PikMyKid, an app aimed at streamlining the end-of-day student dismissal process, raised $980,000 in funding.
Indian educational app provider BYJU’S raised funds from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative; and private equity firm Bridge Growth has acquire Finalsite from Spectrum Equity.
Early childhood education app donated itself to Khan Academy, while Canadian online tutoring platform GradeSlam raised $1.6 million.
Nepris, an online community that brings together educators and industry professionals, raised $1 million from investors who include the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, and former NBA star Kobe Bryant invests in a Chinese education company.
Technology training company Galvanize and ed-tech company Degreed raised additional funds while ed-tech startups in India saw new investments.
Certica Solutions acquired Educuity while college admissions platforms drew funds from the investment community.
Ed-tech provider PowerSchool has acquired SRB Education Solutions, a Canadian developer of administration and software services. In addition, the Israel-based developer of math and science games, Matific, has raised $45 million.
Byndr, a mobile learning management platform with offices in India and the United States, has raised $700,000 in seed funding, and the Volaris Group, has acquired the Alpha School System, an Australian provider of school information systems.
Modo Labs, a mobile-engagement platform, took in $10 million in a funding round, and Yellowdig, which provides software-as-a-service–a growing area of interest for K-12 districts–received $1 million from SRI Capital.
Schoold, a provider of a college and career planning app, received additional funding while private equity firm Quad-C acquired an early education services provider.