Several companies in the education space, including Age of Learning, brightwheel, SamLabs, CodeCombat and GotIt!, reeled in money from investors.
The online school management and curriculum provider K12 Inc. has purchased a provider of education software focused on game-based learning, instructional support, and assessment.
The education materials and technology provider buys a wholesaler and book distributor, and ClassDojo, Student.com, and ClassWallet raise investment dollars.
Recent deals include investments in Yup (formerly known as MathCrunch), and in CareDox, a digital health platform for K-12 schools.
The Finnish personalized learning platform Claned platform has raised $4.6 Million. The Helsinki-based company says allows users to pick-and-choose education content, learning tools, and applications.
Fullstack Academy, backed by an investment fund, acquires The Starter League, and PRISA, a Spanish company, buys Carvajal Education, a provider of education products based in nine Latin American countries, for the equivalent of $19.5 million.
Follett Buys ClassBook and Teachers-Teachers Merges with myEDmatch.
Udemy, a San Francisco provider of online courses, acquires Talentbuddy, a platform for programmers and others to pick up skills.
Knewton, SchoolMint and NuuEd announced completion of funding rounds; ed-tech accelerator Imagine K-12 merged with the Y Combinator fund.
Sesame Workshop will invest in start-ups that support children’s education, PowerSchool acquired Interactive Achievement, and McGraw-Hill Education India partnered with IGNITOR to offer digital textbooks.