Several companies in the education space, including Age of Learning, brightwheel, SamLabs, CodeCombat and GotIt!, reeled in money from investors.
The online school management and curriculum provider K12 Inc. has purchased a provider of education software focused on game-based learning, instructional support, and assessment.
The education materials and technology provider buys a wholesaler and book distributor, and ClassDojo, Student.com, and ClassWallet raise investment dollars.
Recent deals include investments in Yup (formerly known as MathCrunch), and in CareDox, a digital health platform for K-12 schools.
The Finnish personalized learning platform Claned platform has raised $4.6 Million. The Helsinki-based company says allows users to pick-and-choose education content, learning tools, and applications.
Ed-tech companies that offer tools for students of all ages, including a video platform and a test-preparation app, received boosts from investors while Follett purchased a book sourcing platform.
Tinkergarten, a provider focused on early childhood education, raised $1.6 Million in funding led by Omidyar Network, and Kinvolved, which provides a mobile and web app designed to track attendance student attendance, received support from Notation Capital.
Fullstack Academy, backed by an investment fund, acquires The Starter League, and PRISA, a Spanish company, buys Carvajal Education, a provider of education products based in nine Latin American countries, for the equivalent of $19.5 million.
Volley Labs’ investors include Zuckerberg Education Ventures, and adaptive-literacy software developer LightSail takes in $11 million in Series B funding.
Boxlight purchased a provider of interactive teaching solutions and LTG Exam Platform raised more than $5 million to fund expansion.