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 […]

BibliU Raises $10 Million Series A to Scale Digital Textbook Library and Platform

The London-based BibliU announced on April 17 that it had raised a $10 million Series A. Nesta Impact Investments led the funding and were joined […]

McGraw-Hill Cengage Merger Faces UK and US Headwinds

On March 30, the uphill battle education publishers McGraw-Hill and Cengage have been fighting to complete a merger got a little steeper. The U.K.’s Competition […]

Egypt Picks NetDragon’s Edmodo for Nationwide Remote Learning in Response to Coronavirus

Edmodo is getting 23+ million new users. On March 19, the Arab Republic of Egypt announced it had contracted with the online learning provider to […]

Thoma Bravo Completes Instructure Acquisition

On March 24, Instructure announced that the cash tender offer extended by the private equity firm Thoma Bravo has successfully concluded. Instructure is set to […]

Nepris Raises $5 Million Series A Led By K12 Inc. to Scale Student-Professional Platform

The Austin-based Nepris announced on March 11 it had raised a $5 Million Series A round led by K12 Inc. With the investment Nepris plans […]

Wiley Strikes Open Access Publishing Deal with UK Universities

The academic publisher and edtech provider Wiley announced an ambitious move in digital publishing on March 2. In collaboration with Jisc and U.K. universities, the […]

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