Edwin and MyBuddy.AI Merge to Manufacture a Smart English Tutoring App

Two edtech developers announced plans to join forces on March 2 in order to produce a new smart language-teaching robot companion for kids. Edwin has […]

Learnit Acquires AcademyX to Bolster In-Person and Online Talent Development

Learnit, a talent development provider with a track record spanning more than two decades, announced plans on March 3 to acquire AcademyX. The latter company […]

Udacity Launches AI for Business Executive Training Program

Udacity, an online professional training provider, announced the launch of a new executive AI program on February 21. “AI for Business Leaders” is intended to help […]

Instructure CEO to Step Down; Thoma Bravo Revises Agreement to Tender Offer at $49.00 Per Share

Instructure CEO Dan Goldsmith announced on February 18 that he plans to leave his role as chief executive of the company, along with his position […]

Parchment Finalizes Exit with Raine, Merges with Credentials Solutions

On February 11, one of the preeminent digital transcript and student records providers, Parchment, announced it had completed a previously announced merger with Credentials Solutions […]

Instructure Investors Block Thoma Bravo Acquisition: Report

In December, Instructure’s leadership announced it had reached a $2 billion buyout agreement with private equity firm Thoma Bravo. The company, however, has failed to […]

ASU Continues PPP Push with $30 Million from State Farm to Develop Personalized Online Learning Program

Arizona State University (ASU) announced on February 4 that they had entered into an agreement with insurance provider State Farm to create a new online […]

Top Hat Announces $55 Million Series D to Scale Operations

Top Hat, the Toronto-based OER platform, said it had raised a Series D funding round worth $55 million on February 4th. Led by previous investors […]

AdmitHub, an AI SMS Texting System, Has Proven Highly Successful at Boosting Student Success. It Also Targets Ads and Takes Ownership of Student Data.

AdmitHub, founded in 2014 and based out of Boston, has a wide-ranging goal: boost student success. Using a two-way AI system, students can send SMS […]

K12 Inc. Acquires Galvanize for $165 Million in Move to Professional Training

K12 Inc., one of the U.S.’s largest virtual charter school operators, announced on January 27 that it will acquire Galvanize. K12 plans to pay $165 […]

McDonald’s Launches Career Readiness App for Employees

On January 22, McDonald’s announced it had created further resources for its employees to seek education and put it to work. The Archways to Careers […]

Cognizant and Flatiron School Partner on $1.2 Million Tech Training Grant

The Cognizant U.S. Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the multinational IT services provider, announced a new partnership with the Flatiron School on January 21. The […]

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