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Innovation Incubator Winners Recognized at SIIA Event

The Education Division of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) showcased some of the newest and most innovative products in the education technology market, and recognized the best among them as part of the Innovation Incubator program at the 13th annual Education Industry Summit, Read More » and Big Deal Media Partner

Big Deal Media and, two organizations with large, vibrant communities of educators, are partnering to help education companies and non-profits reach today's most tech-savvy and connected teachers, administrators, and librarians. Big Deal Media hosts a professional learning community on edWeb - Amazing Resources for Educators ... Read More »

HMH Acquires Channel One News

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announced the acquisition of Channel One News, a digital content provider dedicated to encouraging kids to be informed, digitally-savvy global citizens. The acquisition represents HMH’s strategic investment in the continued development of high-quality digital content for students, teachers and parents across multiple modalities, and will bring significant video and cross-media production capabilities in-house. Read More »

ARC Capital Invests in Quick Key Mobile

This week Quick Key Mobile closed on a private placement with global education venture fund ARC Capital Development, LLC. Quick Key has graduated from the advisory portfolio to the investment portfolio of ARC Capital Development, LLC. The seed money deal with ARC will help pay for development of iPad and Android versions of Quick Key's popular mobile scanner app. Read More »

HMH Announces First Quarter Results

Eric Shuman, Chief Financial Officer of HMH, stated, “Although the first quarter constituted a seasonally low period for the K-12 industry and typically represents only approximately 10% of our annual sales, the market remains strong and our performance in districts that have made their decisions gives us confidence in our full-year outlook.” Read More »

GSV Capital Corp. Reports Q1 Results

"I'm pleased to report that despite a tumultuous period in the market for growth companies, our NAV was flat for the 1st Quarter ending March 31st, at $14.91, as compared to $14.91 on December 31, 2013," said Michael Moe, GSV's founder and CEO. "While our largest position Twitter's fair value declined $22.1 million for the quarter, it was offset by positive gains in positions such as Dropbox, Palantir, and 2U. Read More »

Rosetta Stone Inc. Reports Q1 2014 Results

“The first quarter further demonstrated that we are making solid progress in transforming Rosetta Stone,” said Steve Swad, President and Chief Executive Officer of Rosetta Stone. Swad continued, “The expanded product portfolio from acquisitions and new development helped generate solid 70% bookings growth in our E&E segment." Read More »

Autodesk Transforms Education Business Model

Autodesk, Inc. announced that it will offer schools in the United States and Canada free access to its professional 3D design software and creativity applications. Autodesk’s pledge is valued at over $460 million, and empowers educators at more than 35,000 middle schools, high schools, and higher education institutions in the United States and Canada. Read More »

McGraw-Hill Education Selects Inkling as Digital Publishing Platform

McGraw-Hill Education has selected Inkling Habitat for building McGraw-Hill Education’s next-generation learning products. Inkling Habitat is an authoring, content management and distribution platform for professional digital content. McGraw-Hill Education will use Habitat to create natively digital content as a part of its learning solutions. Read More »

Learning Bird Singled Out as Tech Company to 'Consider Investing In"

Learning Bird, an affordable online learning resource designed for K-12 student success, has been named by investors and entrepreneurs as the tech company they would "consider investing in" as part of a competition held earlier this week in Cambridge, Mass., by the Consulate General of Canada in Boston and the Canadian Entrepreneurs in New England (CENE). Read More »