Prenda’s latest funding round was led by venture capital firm Seven Seven Six, which was founded by Reddit Co-founder, investor Alexis Ohanian.
zSpace will merge with EdtechX Holdings Acquisition Corp. II, an education- and workforce-focused special purpose acquisition company, or SPAC.
New York-based private equity firm, Stonepeak, is investing more than $1 billion in an international private school provider, while Linewize is making its fourth acquisition this year.
More than 30 ed-tech companies worldwide have valuations of a $1 billion or more, with the largest number located in the U.S.
Virtual science platform Labster has raised $47 million, funding that it says will support the company’s international growth.
Major assessment and analytics provider Renaissance has acquired KeyPhonics, while startup Course Hero has acquired Scribbr.
The chief growth officer for fast-growing GoStudent breaks down the company’s place in the global market. It has already established footholds in Europe and Latin America.
Pearson’s director of global content standards strategy, Ade Gachegua, talks about the company’s push to make all of its editorial products more inclusive.
The Canada-based tutoring organization Paper has raised $270 million in Series D funding, and the Taiwanese tutoring company AmazingTalker brought in $15.5 million.
Education giant Pearson has acquired Credly, and PowerSchool has made a deal to snap up the communications platform Kinvolved.