Laureate Education Divests Billions in Assets

Laureate Education has sold large swathes of its assets in an effort to explore different business options and unlock shareholder value. As of September 13, […]

SafetyCulture Acquires EdApp for $29 Million in Bid to Dominate Online Training Market

Australian tech unicorn SafetyCulture recently acquired the mobile training solution EdApp for $29 million, valuing the start-up at $40 million. The former, which offers digital […]

Prodigy Learning Acquires Contract to Provide Online Testing to Irish Schools

Prodigy Learning, an edtech business designed to provide schools with the necessary tools to administer education through online platforms, has recently been awarded a contract […]

How Skillsoft Got In and Out of Bankruptcy in Just Over 2 Months

On August 27, the corporate eLearning compliance company, Skillsoft, announced that it had successfully emerged from bankruptcy. The company filed under chapter 11 protection, in […]

EdTech, Online Learning Second Quarter Results Ranged Wildly

Headwinds and tailwinds swirled throughout 2020’s second quarter. During the period beginning April 1 and ending June 30, the outbreak of covid-19 forced online learning […]

Weld North Education Acquires Social Emotional Learning Startup Purpose Prep

Weld North Education has continued to amass digital curriculum capacity through acquisition. On July 27, the company announced it had acquired Purpose Prep. The startup […]

Carrick Capital Will Acquire Flatiron School from WeWork

On June 30, the private equity firm Carrick Capital Partners announced it had finalized plans to acquire the Flatiron School, a coding bootcamp, from WeWork. […]

Enrollment at Some For-Profit Colleges Is Way Up. Many Expect that Trend to Continue.

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect education systems around the world, many have speculated about the medium- and long-term effects it will bring about. […]

Quizlet Signs $30 Million Series C at $1 Bn Valuation

Quizlet, an online studying and course supplement platform, earned a $30 million Series C in a round led by General Atlantic. The deal was announced […]

Moodle Reaches 200 Million Users — Moodle 3.9, 4.0 Readying For The Next 200

It is to date the largest experiment in online learning in history. The Moodle project, launched over 20 years ago as a “prototype of a […]

McGraw-Hill and Cengage Call Off Merger

McGraw-Hill and Cengage mutually called off their plans to merge on May 4 citing “a prolonged regulatory review process and the inability to agree to […]

eLearning Brothers Acquires Trivantis and Edulence to Broaden their Corporate Training Capacity

eLearning Brothers, the Salt Lake City-based corporate training providers, announced two acquisitions on April 28: Trivantis and Edulence. The former, a long-time partner of eLearning […]

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