Newly announced plans to liquidate Class Acceleration Corp. are one sign of how market conditions have turned against special purpose acquisition companies, or SPACs.
Chinese education companies are once again going public, moving past government restrictions that temporarily put a halt on tech firms making that leap.
zSpace will merge with EdtechX Holdings Acquisition Corp. II, an education- and workforce-focused special purpose acquisition company, or SPAC.
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.
Mobile learning app company Byju’s might be poised to go public on the New York Stock Exchange, according to a report.
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.
PowerSchool, a major provider of student information systems and an array of other K-12 tools, is the latest education company to announce it is going public.
Instructure, maker of the widely used K-12 learning management system Canvas, is the latest ed-tech firm to go public.
A venture capital investor whose companies have been approached by special purpose acquisition companies talks about their rise, and their implications for the K-12 market.
A new class of special purpose acquisition companies could give rise to a constellation of of publicly traded education companies, with more visibility and greater access to capital.