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.
An EdWeek Market Brief survey of more than 300 executives of education companies found that nearly half are considering seeking venture capital to fuel growth in the next year.
Eight companies joined HolonIQ’s list of global ed-tech unicorns over the summer, with companies that work in tutoring, skills, and corporate learning making their mark.
The education software platform Panorama raised $60 million in a Series C round of funding, and Pearson snapped up an Australian AI-focused company.
Follett’s K-12 content and software division is being sold to Francisco Partners, and U.S. regulators have approved the merger of game-based learning platform Kahoot! with single-sign-on provider Clever.