It’s the largest single donation the NewSchools Venture Fund has ever received, and it continues a string of enormous gifts to education from the philanthropist.
Four venture capitalists focused on education tell EdWeek Market Brief about pitches from companies that made them want to invest, and others that made them stay away.
Districts’ appetite for ed-tech has not waned with the return of in-person learning, says Jason Brein, a partner at the private equity firm Francisco Partners.
Organizations focused on corporate social responsibility can provide a source of funding for districts that would not otherwise be able to pay for digital purchases, say a pair of Cognitive ToyBox officials.
The education industry saw another groundbreaking year when it comes to the flow of venture capital, according to a new report.
A former U.S. Department of Education official and one-time president of McGraw-Hill are involved in a special purpose acquisition company looking to snap up education businesses for a public offering.
Presence Learning, which delivers teletherapy and software to K-12 special education and mental health providers, has acquired a virtual school teletherapy provider, Global Teletherapy.
D2L, a Canadian producer of learning management systems, has raised $120 million in an initial public offering, in the latest move by an education company to raise capital through public markets.
Imagine Learning, formerly known as Weld North Education, has acquired the Irish company Robotify, a digital curriculum startup focused on teaching coding through virtual robotics simulations
Accelerate Learning, developer of a STEM learning suite, has acquired the digital math curriculum and tutoring platform Study Edge.