Renaissance has acquired Early Learning Labs, while Nearpod will acquire Flocabulary and Instructure is purchasing MasteryConnect.
Two acquisitions–Weld North Education of Assessment Technology, and Allovue of Equiday–top our news, which includes LearnPlatform’s expansion and funding for Move This World.
Newsela has secured $50 million, while Securly has acquired TechPilot Labs and ACT has acquired the American College Application Campain.
Turnitin, the plagiarism-checking platform, will be acquired by Advance, while Weld North Education makes another acquisition and Class Dojo raises $35 million.
The total number of transactions in education jumped by 9 percent from 2017 to 2018, and a number of foreign deals were among the biggest.
Microsoft is acquiring DataSense, a data integration platform developed by the company Brightbytes.
Big players in the K-12 market are looking to partner with companies that help them expand reach and value, according to a panel of experts at the LearnLaunch conference.
College learning materials publisher FlatWorld releases a customizable textbook; supplemental education company Infobase acquires Credo Reference; OER courseware provider Lumen raises funds.
BYJU’s CEO Byju Raveendran said the company will be making its first-ever attempts to bring its tech-delivered product to the United States and Britain.
The Iowa City, Iowa-based nonprofit has made its latest in a string of acquisitions and investments, snapping up Knovation, a company focused on content curation.