Cegment Acquired by CampusLogic

Thursday, February 16, 2017

CampusLogic, announces the acquisition of Cegment’s Net Price Calculator (NPC) and Award Letter business. A pioneer in the NPC business, Cegment helps create transparency in higher education financing so families can better understand and assess the cost of a college degree. The integration of Cegment with the CampusLogic platform will form the only end-to-end student financial aid engagement platform designed to increase accessibility to education, reduce student borrowing, and drive down the cost of financial aid administration.

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.

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