Investments in education–from venture capital for startups to $1 billion acquisitions–were the topic of discussion at a recent ed-tech industry conference.
In this week’s dealmaking news, Lincoln Learning, a Rochester, Pa.-based nonprofit online learning and support service organization, acquired supplemental education materials provider Evan-Moor. Also, assessments provider ETS and LearnLaunch have joined forces to fund ed-tech startups.
In this week’s dealmaking news, Frontline Education announced plans to acquire K-12 business information systems provider Prologic. Also, New Markets Venture Partners closed a $68 million fund focused on education technology and innovation.
Generally speaking, incubators and accelerators are a great way to move your needle forward, as long as you have realistic expectations and are prepared to work at it.
The best way to create a perfect pitch deck is to create one basic version that has “good bones” and then customize it for each investor.
The Jefferson Education Exchange is being rolled out at the same time that a separate entity that also sought to bridge disconnects between ed-tech providers and schools, the Jefferson Education Accelerator, closes shop.
Crowdfunding is one of the strategies that education providers are using to raise money and tap into a new segment of customers — but it has its limitations.
Digital House, an Argentine company that offers intensive technology courses and executive programs to the Latin American market, has raised $20 million.
European private equity firm IK Investment Partners has agreed to acquire Studienkreis GmbH, a provider of tutoring services in Germany.
WorldStrides, headquartered in Charlottesville, Va., has received a $500 million strategic investment. And math education company Carnegie Learning and assessment provider NWEA have partnered on a new learning platform.