In this week’s dealmaking news, Quizlet, a free study app, raised $20 million in new funding. Also, EMC School, a provider of digital and blended language learning solutions, acquired digital programs producer Zulama.
Ed-tech businesses including LearnPlatform and TeacherGaming raised funds. Also, education management solutions provider ASSIST and Brainly announced acquisitions.
Companies including a text messaging app and a provider of STEM tools for teachers raised funding. Also, educational games provider Jumpstart acquired online math program Sokikom, and Microsoft and PowerSchool unveiled a new partnership.
BoomWriter Media Inc., a collaboration tool for the crowdsourcing of writing content in schools and colleges, has closed a new round of funding worth $4.1 million.
An early childhood programs provider, a startup focused on college loan acquisition, and a company that helps schools monitor online activity all raised new funding.
In this week’s dealmaking news, Amanat Holdings increased its stake in Taaleem Holdings, a provider of K-12 education in the United Arab Emirates, and Copenhagen-based Peergrade raised $1.5 million.
K-12 communication platform provider Edlio acquired Scholantis, a Canadian provider of school district websites and digital portals. Also, CollegeVine and Really Good Stuff announced new partnerships.
Digital House, an Argentine company that offers intensive technology courses and executive programs to the Latin American market, has raised $20 million.
The global private school provider says it has invested $1 billion in its schools and personnel since fiscal year 2014.
Scientific Learning Corp., based in California, will acquire BrainMaps, a Chinese blended learning company.