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UK: Pi-top raises $2.7 million in funding

Pi-top, a UK-based computer science learning platform, has secured $2.7 million in a round led ...
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France: Educapital second fund raises €100m

Paris-headquartered Educapital, a venture capital firm dedicated to investments in the ed tech sector, has ...
2 months
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Exclusive: GL Education sale put on hold

The sale process for GL Education, a British educational assessments provider owned by Levine Leichtman ...
2 months
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Exclusive: Graphite Capital to sell Compass Community

Private equity firm Graphite Capital plans to sell UK-based children services operator Compass Community in ...
2 months
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BWiE launches Women to Watch 2022

Business Women in Education (BWiE) is pleased to introduce its inaugural Women to Watch list – ...
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Exclusive: Quadriga to launch sale of Aspire Education

Private equity firm Quadriga Capital plans to sell Austria-based provider of education and training services ...
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Galileo makes three acquisitions

French higher education group Galileo Global Education is finalising the acquisition of three schools this ...
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US: Big jump in profit for Bright Horizons

Childcare and early education group Bright Horizons Family Solutions has reported net income of $70.5 ...
3 months
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India: Imarticus Learning buys game-based learning platform StratOnBoard

CBA Capital-backed professional education platform Imarticus Learning has acquired game-based learning platform StratOnBoard for an ...
3 months
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India: Byju’s aiming for SPAC merger

Bengaluru-based ed tech decacorn Byju’s, last valued at $21 billion, is in negotiations with at ...
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Switzerland: ISP acquires Mosaic School in Geneva

International schools group International Schools Partnership has acquired Mosaic School in Geneva, which offers a ...
8 months
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Exclusive: Private equity-owned university nears takeover of Estio Training

A private equity-backed for-profit university is in advanced talks to acquire apprenticeship provider Estio Training, ...
8 months
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Italy: CVC takes full ownership of Multiversity

CVC Capital Partners has acquired full ownership of Multiversity, which owns Italian online universities Universita ...
8 months
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UK: Witherslack acquired by Middle Eastern sovereign wealth fund

Charme Capital Partners and Livingbridge are selling their majority stake in Cumbria-based children’s education and ...
9 months
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Mexico: Training ed tech Crehana raises $70m in Series B

Crehana, an ed tech reskilling and upskilling platform for companies and individuals in Latin America, ...
10 months
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Cognita names new CEO

Cognita, the global private school operator, has appointed a new group chief executive.
10 months
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US: DreamBox Learning acquires Reading Plus and Squiggle Park

Ed tech DreamBox Learning is acquiring Reading Plus, an online reading programme for grades 3-12 ...
10 months
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Exclusive: Dutch tutoring market leader picks advisors to steer sale

The Netherlands’ largest tutoring provider has instructed corporate financiers to explore a sale of the ...
10 months
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Denmark: Texthelp acquires assistive technology firm Wizkids

Antrim-based language software company Texthelp has acquired Wizkids, an ed tech company, specialising in accessibility ...
11 months
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US: Archer Education acquires Circa Interactive and view.DO

Archer Education, a Los Angeles-based ed tech enrolment company has acquired higher education digital marketing ...
11 months
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Obituary: James Croft

The staff of Investor Publishing, EducationInvestor Global’s parent company, are shocked and deeply saddened by ...
12 months
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India: upGrad closes takeover weeks after raising $160m

Indian ed tech upGrad has acquired Impartus, a video-enabled solutions provider, in a $21 million ...
1 year
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Exclusive: Private equity outfit seeking buyer for leading school uniform supplier

The private equity backer of a leading school uniform supplier is seeking to sell its ...
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Exclusive: Advisors hired to find buyer for UK apprenticeship provider

The private equity parent of a UK-based apprenticeship provider has hired corporate financiers to explore ...
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Hungary: Coding school Codecool secures €7m in funding

Codecool has closed an investment round of €7 million supported by Integral Venture Partners, Lead ...
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Nord Anglia Education adds Eton School in Mexico City to its portfolio

International schools group Nord Anglia Education has acquired Eton School in Mexico City.
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US: Elon Musk donates $5m to education group Khan Academy

Tesla’s chief executive Elon Musk has donated $5 million through his Musk Foundation to non-profit ...
1 year
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UK: Orange Tree Day Nursery acquires Derbyshire setting

Orange Tree Day Nursery, which operates four nursery settings, has acquired Chuckle Bunnies, based in ...
2 years
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US: REIT reports loss as demand for student housing dives

American Campus Communities, a publicly-traded real estate investment trust that invests in dormitory housing, has ...
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Kuwaiti bank and real estate fund acquire Irish student housing site for €10.3m

Real estate investor Round Hill Capital and Kuwaiti investment management company NBK Capital have acquired ...
2 years
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Norwegian ed tech raises hundreds of millions from tech bull SoftBank

Educational gaming start-up Kahoot! has completed a private placement to a subsidiary of SoftBank Group, ...
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Canada: Ed tech’s founder injects $1m after previous project flopped

Vancouver-based Course Studio, a new online education start-up, has raised $1 million, led by ed ...
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US: Sunset Learning Institute acquires GigaWave Technologies

Sunset Learning Institute (SLI), which provides corporate and public sector IT training and education, has ...
2 years
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Altitude Learning acquires itslearning’s US business

Altitude Learning, a San Francisco-based developer of educational software (formerly known as AltSchool), has acquired ...
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China’s iHuman to IPO as scrutiny of US-listed Chinese firms intensifies

Chinese edutainment provider iHuman intends to raise $100 million in an initial public offering, a ...