Desire2Learn, a Canadian-based LMS provider, raised $85 million in Series B funding, bringing its total external investment to $165 million.
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August 20, 2014
August 14, 2014
Blackboard recently acquired CardSmith, a campus card solutions provider, marking their third acquisition of 2014.
July 21, 2014
Blackboard, a well-known leader in learning management systems, recently acquired IT help desk provider Perceptis, the company's second acquisition of 2014.
May 23, 2014
More than 60,000 educators in the state will have access to the system for professional development.
July 16, 2013
Blackboard plans to give K-12 schools access to a platform to create "MOOCs," while Amplify will launch its first MOOC, focused on AP Computer Science.
May 31, 2013
Students will be able to confidentially report and discuss bullying and other troubling incidents by text message with TipTxt, a new tipline offered by Blackboard, Inc., that is being promoted in conjunction with the National PTA.
May 23, 2013
Pearson made 15 acquisitions and investments during 2012, making it the most active education company in that area, according to a report by CB Insights.
February 11, 2013
Higher use of digital tools among aspiring teachers has led to a more self-directed approach to teacher preparation, concludes a new report.
October 22, 2012
Software company led by former Blackboard co-founder will use funds to provide intelligence on college-admissions process.
October 15, 2012
Michael Chasen, who co-founded the educational software company in 1997 and saw it through a $1.6 billion acquisition, will resign in December.