BoomWriter Media Inc., a collaboration tool for the crowdsourcing of writing content in schools and colleges, has closed a new round of funding worth $4.1 million.
An early childhood programs provider, a startup focused on college loan acquisition, and a company that helps schools monitor online activity all raised new funding.
Silver Lake, a technology investment firm, has acquired Weld North’s K-12 digital curriculum properties, including Edgenuity, Generation Ready and Imagine Learning.
K-12 communication platform provider Edlio acquired Scholantis, a Canadian provider of school district websites and digital portals. Also, CollegeVine and Really Good Stuff announced new partnerships.
Scientific Learning Corp., based in California, will acquire BrainMaps, a Chinese blended learning company.
The Finnish co-founder of MinecraftEdu is taking lessons learned from that startup and applying them to dozens of popular online games for education.
Professional development platform BetterLesson and China-based English language learning company ALO7 raised funds.
The sale of Wall Street English, a big provider of English-language learning in China and other countries, will generate $300 million.
European private equity firm IK Investment Partners has agreed to acquire Studienkreis GmbH, a provider of tutoring services in Germany.
Panorama Education raised $16 million from investors who include the Emerson Collective and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.