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Atomic Learning and Versifit Rebrand as “Hoonuit,”

Atomic Learning and Versifit, the leading provider of analytic reporting solutions for school districts have announced its transformation to one corporate brand: Hoonuit. The rebranding exemplifies the evolution of the companies, into a comprehensive suite of data analytics and professional development tools that together provide educators the knowledge and insight to maximize success in the classroom. Read More »

Lightspeed Announces Corporate Rebrand and New Products

Lightspeed, a Learning Company, today unveiled its new logo and corporate identity, along with its new Activate instructional audio and video platform. Lightspeed is expanding its focus to helping educators effectively use instructional audio and video systems to enhance the learning environment and improve student achievement in the areas of whole-classroom instruction, group learning, and collaboration. Read More »

Hero K12 Announces Equity Partner

Hero K12 announced an equity financing investment from BV Investment Partners (BV). The partnership provides Hero K12 over $150 million of capital to deploy towards its EdTech growth plans. Read More »

Carson-Dellosa Acquires Rourke Educational Media

Carson-Dellosa Publishing Group and Rourke Educational Media LLC, a publisher of informational texts and children’s books, have announced the successful completion of the acquisition of Rourke by Carson-Dellosa. The transaction supports Carson-Dellosa’s strategy to expand into schools and libraries, and adds over 7,000 titles to the company’s portfolio of best-selling products. Read More »

MarcoPolo Learning To Open New Global Headquarters in London

MarcoPolo Learning, the award-winning mobile-based early childhood education company, is taking advantage of incentives for studio production in the UK with the opening of its new global headquarters in London this June. The move follows a major financing round and partnership with Boat Rocker Media and its family of companies as well as London-based VC firm Seedcamp and will spark an active summer for the company as it expands its content offerings. Read More »

Crimson Ventures Sells Thrivist to Ingram Content Group

Crimson Ventures announces the sale of Thrivist to Tennessee Book Company, an Ingram Content Group company, as an expansion of the existing digital initiative relationship among the firms. Thrivist, LLC, based in Franklin, Tenn., offers its learning and analytics platform to K-12 schools, enabling them to develop, deliver and manage online learning, and leverage learning analytics to improve student outcomes. Read More »

SETDA Announces New Cohort of Startups

The State Educational Technology Directors Association announced its fifth annual cohort of Emerging Private Sector Partners. These innovative education technology startups were selected through a competitive application process. These Emerging Partners will engage with the SETDA state leaders, affiliates and annual partners over the next twelve months: Read More »

PR with Panache! Becomes First PR and Inbound Marketing Firm To Serve the Education Marketplace

PR with Panache! (PRP), the award-winning public relations, storytelling, and strategic marketing firm, is thrilled to announce that it has become the first full-service PR and inbound marketing firm specifically focused on serving the education and ed tech industries. This shift was driven by PRP's passion for improving teaching and learning by supporting companies in their mission to best serve ed tech decision-makers. Read More »

GSV Capital Corp. Reports Q1 2017 Results

GSV Capital Corp. announced financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2017. Net assets totaled approximately $195.9 million, or $8.83 per share, at March 31, 2017, as compared to $8.66 per share at December 31, 2016. At March 31, 2017, GSV Capital held positions in 39 portfolio companies with an aggregate fair value of approximately $270.7 million. Read More »

InsideTrack Joins Strada Education Network

Strada Education NetworkSM, an innovative new nonprofit dedicated to improving students' college success and connecting them to rewarding careers, announced today that InsideTrack®, the leading provider of student success coaching, will join its growing network of mission-driven companies. Read More »