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PCS Edventures! Announces $500,000 Private Placement

PCS (PCSV) announced the successful completion of a $500,000 private placement. The $500,000 investment was from a group of private investors that included Todd Hackett, CEO, and Mike Bledsoe, Treasurer and Vice President of PCS. These funds will be used to fund inventory needs for the Company for STEM product sales and the ramp up expenses and inventory associated with the manufacturing of the Riot 250R Pro... Read More »

DeSilva+Phillips Closes Two Deals in Education & Publishing

DeSilva+Phillips is pleased to announce the completion of two successful transactions in the education and publishing industries. In the days following our thought-provoking Dealmakers Series conference (Finding Value in Volatility at the Gansevoort Park Avenue), the sales of n2y LLC and INscribe Digital are "a home run for all involved" and "a big win," said Robin Warner (Managing Director, DeSilva+Phillips), who led the deal team for both transactions. Read More »

Harris School Solutions Acquires Media-X

Harris School Solutions announces the recent share purchase of Media-X: a provider of robust web-based, mobile-connected observation, evaluation and assessment solutions supporting K-12 and post-secondary educators in the United States, Canada, Latin America and Europe. The purchase further increases Harris School Solutions’ presence in the K-12 Information Systems market Read More »

GSV Capital Corp.'s Update on Portfolio Company

GSV Capital Corp. today provided an update, for the period since March 31, 2016, on a selection of the private companies in its investment portfolio. As previously reported, GSV Capital's net assets totaled $243.1 million, or $10.96 per share, as of March 31, 2016. Read More »

Mind Streams Education Becomes Peterson’s Velocity

Peterson’s announced a new name for its recently acquired company, Mind Streams Education, which is now known as Peterson’s Velocity. Under its new name, Peterson’s Velocity will continue to uphold its mission to invigorate the learning experience and empower educators to constantly develop their skills through meaningful and sustainable professional development services. Read More »

BSG-ETI Partnership

BSG Team Ventures announced a search alliance with Singapore-based Executive Talent International to serve the global for-profit education and publishing industries. The alliance, led by Ralph Protsik, Todd Hand, and Chye Lian Lim, will harness the executive search capabilities of these two major regional players to offer senior-level, retained search to for-profit education companies in Asia-Pacific, the US, and elsewhere looking to expand their global talent base. Read More »

Alexander Street Press Joins the ProQuest Family of Companies

Alexander Street Press, a leading provider of streaming videos and music as well as award-winning primary source collections to libraries around the world, has joined the ProQuest family of companies. The companies’ complementary content assets will enable libraries, faculty and students to improve research and learning outcomes. Read More »

PCS Edventures! Signs Agreement with Educate-Me.net

PCS Edventures!.com Inc. announced a new reseller, Educate-Me.net, who will begin reselling PCS Edventures! STEM products effective immediately. Educate-Me.net, founded in 1990, is a leading multi-channel software/hardware marketer to the K-12 academic markets, which include faculty, staff, educational institutions and public school districts. Read More »

Ideaphora Secures Private Investment From BrainPOP

Ideaphora, the only provider of knowledge mapping technologies that seamlessly integrate with digital content, has raised funding from its initial partner, BrainPOP®. The investment bolsters Ideaphora’s product development and sales and marketing efforts as it prepares to launch a subscription-based online concept mapping environment. The terms of the financing were not disclosed. Read More »

MobyMax in Active Use in 73% of K-8 Schools

MobyMax was in active use in 73% of public elementary schools, middle schools, and junior high schools in the United States. In addition, MobyMax had 16.5 million registered students. That amounts to 41% of the 40.1 million students attending public and private grades K-8. Read More »