A managing director at Berkery Noyes, an investment firm that tracks deals made in K-12, expects strong activity in the sector this year.
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January 25, 2015
January 02, 2015
The worldwide education company recently sold back its 5 percent stake in Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's struggling e-reader division, for nearly $28 million.
November 14, 2014
Blackboard acquired ParentLink, a communication platform that connects schools with parents and the community.
October 20, 2014
Goldman Sachs and other investors are financing a $17 million social impact bond for the Chicago Public Schools' expansion of a pre-K program.
September 11, 2014
The U.S.-based technology giant may be seeking to purchase the company that created the wildly popular game Minecraft, which has become a hit among children, adults, and some teachers who weave it into instruction.
September 05, 2014
Pluralsight, a major provider of online training videos for developers, IT professionals, and creative technologists, raised $135 million in Series B funding.
August 20, 2014
Desire2Learn, a Canadian-based LMS provider, raised $85 million in Series B funding, bringing its total external investment to $165 million.
August 14, 2014
Blackboard recently acquired CardSmith, a campus card solutions provider, marking their third acquisition of 2014.
August 08, 2014
Wireless technology giant Qualcomm acquired EmpoweredU, a provider of mobile-based learning platforms, in an effort to provide students 24/7 access to learning materials.
July 24, 2014
Education-related mergers and acquisitions increased during the first half of 2014, with purchases of Renaissance Learning and SkillSoft representing the biggest deals.