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Peterson’s® Acquires Mind Streams Education

Mind Streams Education, a provider of top-quality professional development and student instructional services for non-public and private school educators, has been acquired by ’s®, a Nelnet company, a leading provider of education and career resources. Read More »

Accelerate Learning Raises $10M Series A

Accelerate Learning has raised $10 million in Series A funding from Owl Ventures. Accelerate Learning is a leading provider of digital resources for preK-12 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education, and was founded in conjunction with Rice University. Rice Management Company, the steward of the Rice University endowment, was the sole investor in the company prior to this round of funding. Read More »

Bloomz Secures $2.3 Million in Capital Investmentl

The fast growing PreK-8 community and messaging app Bloomz announced today that it has secured $2.3 million in capital investment. Investors in this round include 8VC, ff Venture Capital, Founder's Co-op, CorrelationVC, Wisemont Capital, Acequia Capital and individuals such as Chris Liddell and Charlie Songhurst. Read More »

PeopleAdmin Acquires Teachermatch

PeopleAdmin, the leader in talent management software for education, announced today that it has acquired TeacherMatch, joining forces to offer the industry’s most comprehensive talent management platform and analytical solution for identifying, hiring, and developing educators most effective at driving student achievement. Read More »

Wendy LaDuke Launches New Company

Education technology publishing icon Wendy LaDuke today announced the launch of a new company, Tahoe Strategies, which will focus on supporting innovative ed tech startups looking to build revenue trails, secure initial funding, and build dynamic go-to-market strategies. Read More »

DigiExam Announces $3.5 Million in Series A

DigiExam, the leading provider of digital tools to create and grade academic tests, today announced it raised $3.5 million in Series A. The round was led by a syndicate of tech entrepreneurs and investors from Europe and Asia including Joen Bonnier, of the Bonnier family, owner of the largest media group in Sweden. Read More »

McGraw-Hill Education Doubles Size of Digital R&D Headquarters in Boston

McGraw-Hill Education has doubled its footprint in its Boston R&D headquarters, adding another 20,000 square feet at 281 Summer Street, allowing the company's planned headcount to expand to over 200 employees. This is the second time McGraw-Hill Education has expanded its Boston presence since opening the office in the city's "Innovation District" in June 2014. Read More »

Book Retriever Classroom Library Management Platform Sold to Capsa Labs

Classroom Library Company announced today that they have sold the rights to the classroom library management tool, Book Retriever, to Capsa Labs, LLC (DBA Book Retriever /, a technology company that has developed a new Book Retriever web-based application that replaces the previous mobile app. Read More »

Chegg Acquires Imagine Easy Solutions

Chegg, Inc., the Student Hub, today announced that it has acquired Imagine Easy Solutions ("Imagine Easy"), the provider of popular service and other essential writing tools with capabilities such as citations, bibliography, writing structure and anti-plagiarism, used by more than 7 million unique users in March 2016. Read More »

Follett Launches Sales, Customer Service Realignment

Follett today announced it is realigning its domestic sales and customer service organizations to better support customers' needs and to ensure schools and districts have dedicated representatives with direct expertise in the products and services they use. Read More »