Blackboard, a well-known leader in learning management systems, recently acquired IT help desk provider Perceptis, the company's second acquisition of 2014.
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July 21, 2014
June 09, 2014
Education Week's new special report, Navigating the Ed-Tech Marketplace, offers a broad look at the landscape of buyers and sellers operating in and around K-12 systems.
May 19, 2014
A company that specializes in online personalized learning for 3- to 8-year-olds is the second acquisition in a week for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, the education content provider.
May 13, 2014
Channel One's acquisition by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt represents a strategic investment, designed to bring new video and cross-media production capabilities to the longtime publisher.
April 18, 2014
Weld North, an investment company led by former Kaplan CEO Jonathan Grayer, recently announced two major acquisitions of ed-tech companies, Imagine Learning and Truenorthlogic.
April 10, 2014
The vast majority of education mergers and acquisitions over the past two years were "strategic" transactions, as judged by transaction volume, research shows.
April 09, 2014
More than 50 percent of the companies receiving ed-tech financing these days are located outside U.S. borders, according to an analysis by CB Insights.
November 19, 2013
Intel Corp. has bought Kno, an educational software company with a digital content library featuring an estimated 225,000 college and K-12 resources.
October 22, 2013
There were 68 education-focused mergers and acquisitions in the third quarter of 2013, with several of the deals focused on child care.
July 25, 2013
There were 135 mergers and acquisitions of education-focused companies in the first half of this year, a slight increase over late 2012, according to Berkery Noyes.