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Kaplan EdTech Accelerator, Powered by Techstars, Announces 2014 Class of Education Technology Startups

Kaplan, Inc. and Techstars, the global startup accelerator, announced today the 12 education-technology startups selected to participate in the Kaplan EdTech Accelerator, powered by Techstars, their three-month immersive mentorship and business development program beginning today in New York City. Read More »

Pearson Announces Edtech Partnership with Chicago Incubator 1871

Pearson announced a strategic partnership with 1871, Chicago‚Äôs entrepreneurial hub for digital startups. 1871 is the largest startup hub in the U.S. with more than 250 member companies at the present time. Pearson has long-standing relationships with many K-12 and higher education institutions in the area and this partnership will enable the company to further collaborate with local education technology startups. Read More »

Cricket Media Signs Global Content Agreement with HMH

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Gutenberg Technology Acquires Digeetis,

Gutenberg Technology has acquired Digeetis, a company specialized in building mobile learning solutions.Digeetis has a strong competence in technologies based on Readium, the open-source reader developed by the Readium foundation under the initiative of the IDPF. These technologies are expected to complement Gutenberg Technology's expertise in building epub3 readers. Read More »

Renovus Capital Partners Invest in Stratus Prep

Renovus Capital Partners announced today an investment in Stratus Prep, LLC. Stratus Prep, based in New York City, New York, is a provider of admissions counseling and test prep services to students applying to professional, graduate and undergraduate schools. Read More »

ACT Acquires Pacific Metrics

ACT has acquired Pacific Metrics Corporation, a leading provider of education technology solutions headquartered in Monterey, California. Pacific Metrics is now owned by ACT but will remain a separate, stand-alone company. Its world-class psychometric software, advanced analytics capabilities and online systems will provide ACT with new capabilities to support its work while continuing to serve the needs of its own customers. Read More »

HMH Acquires SchoolChapters

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) announced the acquisition of SchoolChapters, Inc., an educational solutions provider dedicated to standards-based education quality management, accreditation services and community-based resources for educators and learners. The acquisition is the result of a successful partnership developed since HMH invested in SchoolChapters in April 2013. Read More »

PR with Panache! Announces Video Storytelling for Education Marketplace

PR with Panache!(PRP) leading PR firm and modern-day storytellers for the education marketplace understands the value of video in a PR campaign and they are thrilled to announce their partnership with Capture Video, LLC. Both Minnesota-based companies are proud and excited to provide the service of video storytelling to the PR with Panache! client family as well as other companies in the Education marketplace. Read More »

Kaplan Acquires Dev Bootcamp

Kaplan has acquired Dev Bootcamp, originator of the software coding bootcamp model and its leading player. With this acquisition, Kaplan becomes not only the largest provider of test prep worldwide but also one of the largest players in the emerging market of coding bootcamps. The purchase price was not disclosed. Read More »

Promethean Helps Education Fast Forward Flourish

Education Fast Forward (EFF), the unique, global education movement created by Promethean and Cisco which brings together world-leading education thinkers and organizations to debate and raise critical education issues of today, is moving to not-for-profit status as a fully independent organization. Read More »