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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 »

Technology Patent for Snug Vest

To assist students with special needs as they pursue a free and appropriate education and therapy, Wearable Therapeutics Inc. announces the issue of its first patent for its Snug Vest product. The company, which closed its first investment round in Spring 2015, and has secured large U.S. re-sellers and partnerships in the education industry, is poised for immense growth in light of this announcement. Read More »

Dreamit and Blackboard Partner To Accelerate EdTech Startup Success

Dreamit, a leading global startup accelerator, and Blackboard Inc. today announced a strategic partnership focused on driving innovation in EdTech. The partnership will provide mentoring, customer and partner development and marketing support to an exclusive group of high-potential startups participating in Dreamit EdTech. Read More »