Nearpod reaches a new phase in its six-year history by hiring a president and CEO to help scale the company’s growth, which has twice put it on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies.
Renaissance CEO Daniel Hamburger will be replaced by Chris Bauleke, the former top executive at digital learning provider myON.
Private equity firm and technology investor Silver Lake made an investment in Imagine Learning, a provider of supplemental math, language and literacy programs.
LRP Conferences, a publisher and conference organizer, announced that it has acquired the editorial and conference company Professional Media Group, LLC.
Education companies can partner with educational entities to apply for federal funds aimed at boosting STEM and computer science education in K-12 schools.
Activate Learning purchased Conceptua Math and Chinese homework app provider Knowbox raised $100 million in its latest funding round.
The best practice recommendations for ed-tech companies conducting research has been updated since its 2017 release by a leading industry association.
Nana Banerjee most recently worked as group president of Verisk Analytics, where he focused on expanding its work in big data.
The total dollar value of dealmaking in the pre-college, higher education and professional training sectors soared from just $5 billion in 2016 to $16.79 billion in 2017, according to a report by investment bank Berkery Noyes.
In this week’s dealmaking news, on-demand software and e-commerce services provider Ebix purchased a stake in Smartclass Educational Services. Also, NewSchools Venture Fund will invest $5 million in 23 teams of educators who are planning to launch new schools.