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Category: Ed Tech and Educational Services

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US: Sallie Mae reports quarterly drop but annual increase in income

Sallie Mae, the saving, planning, and paying for college company, has announced fourth-quarter 2021 net ...
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US: Stride bounces back into profit

Stride, an education company that sells online schooling and curricula for pre-K through to high ...
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UK: AQA enters assessment consultancy market by acquiring AlphaPlus

Independent education charity and assessment organisation AQA has acquired assessment consultancy AlphaPlus.
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Australia: Docebo acquires educational consulting agency Skillslive

Toronto-based learning management system provider Docebo has acquired Skillslive, an educational consulting agency located in ...
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Exclusive: Learnlight prepares for £150m sale

Learnlight, a London-based ed tech platform backed by Beech Tree Private Equity, is coming to ...
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US: Wonderschool raises $25m in Series B funding

San Francisco-based childcare management platform Wonderschool has raised $25 million in a Series B round ...
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US: GIGXR secures investment from Northwest Permanente physicians’ entity

GIGXR has secured a strategic investment and partnership with a subsidiary of Northwest Permanente P.C., ...
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US: Modo Labs acquires digital campus integration firm RojoServe

Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Modo Labs, a low-code app-building platform used in higher education and the workplace, ...
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US: EarlyBird Education raises funding from Lobby Capital

EarlyBird Education, which offers game-based early literacy assessment, has raised $3.5 million in funding, led ...
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Austria: Ed tech unicorn GoStudent raises €300m in Series D funding

Vienna-based GoStudent, which provides one-to-one video-based online tutoring, has raised €300 million in Series D ...
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Vista Equity Partners invests in student housing software firm StarRez

Investment firm Vista Equity Partners has invested in StarRez, which offers student housing and residential ...
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US: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe invests in Linq

Wilmington, North Carolina-based K12 operations technology provider Linq has received funding from Welsh, Carson, Anderson ...
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US: Huron acquires student enrolment advisory firm Whiteboard Higher Education

Chicago-based professional services firm Huron has acquired Whiteboard Higher Education, a student enrolment advisory firm ...
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UK: 360Learning acquires corporate trainer Looop

Paris-based corporate learning platform 360Learning has acquired London-headquartered corporate learning company Looop, for around £20 ...
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US: Skillsoft reports big increase in revenue

Nashua, New Hampshire-based corporate digital learning company Skillsoft has reported a net loss of $42.9 ...
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US: THE acquires Inside Higher Ed

Times Higher Education (THE), the London-based provider of higher education data and insights, has acquired ...
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US: ITsavvy acquires Technology Resource Advisors’ K12 Computing division

Illinois City-based technology company ITsavvy has acquired Technology Resource Advisors’ K12 Computing division based in ...
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UK: Cambridge HackLab Academy acquires BinaryBots

Cambridge HackLab Academy has acquired educational robotic kit and smart toy company BinaryBots which sells ...
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US: Skillsoft to acquire technical skills platform Codecademy

Nashua, New Hampshire-based corporate digital learning company Skillsoft is acquiring Codecademy, an online learning platform ...
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US: Barbri Global buys legal publisher West Academic

Dallas-based legal education provider Barbri Global has acquired Saint Paul, Minnesota-headquartered West Academic, which publishes ...
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US: Blackbaud acquires social impact technology firm Everfi

Charleston, South Carolina-based software firm Blackbaud has acquired social impact technology firm Everfi in a ...
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US: Trafera purchases AXI Education Solutions

Ed tech Trafera has acquired AXI Education Solutions, a provider of interactive flat panels, educator ...
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US: Horace Mann acquires Madison National Life Insurance Company

Educational financial services, life assurance and pensions company Horace Mann Educators Corporation has acquired Madison ...
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US: Boxlight secures $68.5m credit facility

Lawrenceville, Georgia-based Boxlight Corporation, which provides technology solutions to education companies, has entered into a ...
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UK: ParentPay acquires school meal ordering and hospitality software provider BlueRunner

ParentPay, a provider of school payment and parental engagement services, has acquired BlueRunner Solutions, a ...
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UK: Flywire acquires education institutions secure payments firm WPM Education

Boston, Massachusetts-headquartered global payments enablement and software company Flywire Corporation has acquired WPM Education, a ...
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UK: Uniguest acquires education video platform provider

Nashville, Tennessee-based digital engagement technology company Uniguest has acquired Planet eStream, a unified video platform ...
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US: School bus manufacturer takes a hit but gains funding

Blue Bird Corporation, the independent designer and manufacturer of school buses, announced a net loss ...
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US: Bloomsbury acquires academic publisher ABC-CLIO

London-based independent publisher Bloomsbury Publishing has completed the purchase of the members’ interests of academic ...
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France: Ready Education acquires student engagement platform provider AppScho

Montréal-headquartered Ready Education, a student engagement platform provider for higher ed globally, backed by investment ...
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US: Course Hero raises $380m in Series C funding

Redwood City, California-based online learning platform Course Hero has raised $380 million in Series C ...
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Austria: Byju’s acquires maths learning company GeoGebra

Bengaluru-based ed tech decacorn Byju’s has acquired Linz-headquartered GeoGebra, which offers a mathematics learning tool.
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US: Scion adds 20,000 beds to its student housing portfolio

Chicago-based Scion Group has added 32 assets to its portfolio of student housing communities over ...
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US: Esme Learning acquires collaboration platform Riff Analytics

Boston-based online professional development firm Esme Learning has acquired software company Riff Analytics, headquartered in ...
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US: Wiley’s announces second-quarter profit down with revenue up

Global publishing company John Wiley & Sons has reported net income of $56 million for ...
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Israel: Priority purchases Mashov education app

Israeli software services company Priority has acquired Mashov, an education app used by students and ...
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India: upGrad acquires ed tech Talentedge

Bangalore-based higher education and upskilling course provider UpGrad is acquiring Arrina Education Services, the holding ...
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UK: Onex Partners to acquire Tes Global from Providence Equity Partners

Toronto-based Onex Corporation announced that Onex Partners V, Onex’s $7.2 billion fund, has agreed to ...
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Chegg acquires language learning platforms Busuu

Santa Clara, California-based online textbook retailer Chegg is acquiring Busuu, a language learning platform which ...
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US: The Preiss Company acquires Texas student housing community

The Preiss Company (TPCO), a private student housing owner-operator, and a private equity real estate ...