Educational gaming provider Kahoot has acquired major K-12 single-sign-on platform Clever. In a separate deal, an education-focused private equity firm has raised $388 million for its sixth fund.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady is among the investors contributing to a recent, $12 million fundraising round by Class Technologies, Inc.
Teaching Strategies, a major early childhood education provider, has snapped up organizations focused on SEL and literacy, while Renaissance acquired an early literacy company of its own.
The online literacy provider Newsela has raised $100 million in new funding and achieved unicorn status, and has set its sights on “replacing the textbook,” its CEO says.
EmpowerU on Tuesday announced a $1 million seed funding round, led by Twin Cities venture firm Capita3, to launch a social-emotional learning product.
Instructure, maker of the popular Canvas LMS, has acquired Certica Solutions, a major assessment provider based in Wakefield, Mass.
Recent weeks saw acquisitions involving AI platforms, math platform providers, and assessment companies.
A Washington, D.C.-based startup is adding learning functionalities to Zoom, and India’s ed-tech industry raised $1 billion during the last six months of the country’s financial year.
Cambium Learning Group announced the acquisition of language learning powerhouse Rosetta Stone, and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is backing an Indian ed-tech startup.
Funding for U.S. ed-tech startups has revived in recent weeks, with two firms receiving notable infusions, and one major U.S. company completing a substantial acquisition.