AdmitHub Raises $2.95M in Funding

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

As reported by EdSurge:

AdmitHub, an edtech startup that’s creating conversational artificial intelligence (AI) to guide students to and through college, is trying to make that happen. (In fact, the conversation above was one that we had with the company’s chatbot, Oli.) Today, the Boston-based company announced it has raised $2.2 million in seed funding to develop Oli and other campus-specific chatbots, grow its team, and expand the service to more U.S. and international institutions.

Follett Acquires Valore Inc.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Follett Corporation, a global leader in education and entertainment content distribution, today announced it has acquired Valore Inc. and the ValoreBooks marketplace solution for students and bookstores to buy, sell and rent college textbooks online.  Combining the convenience of the ValoreBooks marketplace with the scope and capabilities of Follett will provide campus stores and students greater access to more affordable course material options.  Terms of the transaction were not released.

Pearson sells Family Education Network to Sandbox Partners

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Sandbox Partners announced today the acquisition of “edutainment” network FEN (Family Education Network) from Pearson, the world’s leading learning company. FEN has one of the largest integrated digital audiences of children, parents and teachers totalling 25 million visits per month.

CollegeVine Raises $3.1 Million In Series A Funding

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

CollegeVine, the fast-growing EdTech startup specializing in high school mentoring for college applications, has closed a $3.1 million Series A funding round led by Morningside Technology Ventures ("Morningside") with participation by New York-based University Ventures.

Morningside is a private equity and venture capital firm. Gerald Chan, its co-founder, has joined CollegeVine's Board of Directors. University Ventures is a specialty venture capital fund that exclusively focuses on promising ideas in the higher education space.

Certica Solutions Acquires Educuity

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Certica Solutions (Certica), provider of the Certica Connect™ education technology Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), today announced that it has acquired Educuity, experts in the delivery of Ed-Fi® services, technology and data architecture for state and local education agencies. The acquisition strengthens the data element of the Certica Connect platform and accelerates the growth of Educuity's Ed-Fi services.

Modo Labs Raises Series B Round of Funding

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Recently, Education Growth Partners, headquartered in Stamford CT, completed a Series B round of investment in Modo Labs. EGP is the premier growth private equity firm dedicated solely to providing growth capital to proven, high potential education services companies that offer compelling growth solutions addressing unmet needs in training and education, specifically in K12, higher education, corporate and life-long learning sectors.