Like FullStack Academy, Inc.

announced 3/13/2019 via PR Newswire

Bridgepoint Education, Inc., will acquire FullStack Academy, Inc.

synopsis: Fullstack Academy, one of the longest-running and most successful technology bootcamps in the nation, has announced Bridgepoint Education, Inc., a provider of postsecondary education services, will acquire the school to accelerate access to technology education that will power the future.
buyer: Bridgepoint Education, Inc.
Bridgepoint Education (BPI) is a higher education company built upon innovation and a passion for learning. BPI is the parent company of and provides shared services for Ashford University and University of the Rockies. "
target: FullStack Academy, Inc.
Fullstack Academy is one of the longest-running and most successful technology bootcamps in the nation. It is the world's top ranked immersive software engineering school and is based in NYC and Chicago.
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closed 6/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

Unacademy, acquired CodeChef

synopsis: Unacademy has announced the acquisition of CodeChef, an online platform for algorithm and coding. CodeChef is a not-for-profit educational initiative and a global programming community that fosters learning and friendly competition, built on top of the world’s largest competitive programming platform.
buyer: Unacademy
Unacademy is India's largest education platform, offering over 2,400 online lessons and specialised courses to prepare for various competitive exams. Through Unacademy's mobile app, users can attend live classes by top educators and prepare via Live Test Series, Quizzes, Practice Section, and more. "
target parent: Directi Group
target: CodeChef
CodeChef is a not-for-profit educational initiative. It is a global programming community that fosters learning and friendly competition, built on top of the world’s largest competitive programming platform.
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closed 6/5/2020 via Company Press Release

projekt202, LP, acquired Big Nerd Ranch, LLC

synopsis: projekt202, the leading provider of experience-driven strategy, design and development, announced its expansion into the Southeastern United States with the successful acquisition of Big Nerd Ranch, a premier digital product development and training firm headquartered in Atlanta.
buyer parent: Amdocs Ltd.
buyer: projekt202, LP
projekt202 is an Addison, Texas-based company that focuses on the design of mobile, web and workplace software. projekt202 services include Experience Strategy & Insight, User Experience, Software Development, Marketing & Analytics, and Program Management practices. "
target: Big Nerd Ranch, LLC
Established in 2001, Big Nerd Ranch specializes in client app development and expert instruction from the brightest developers and designers in the industry.
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closed 12/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

LABOT Inc., acquired QuelCode Co., Ltd.

synopsis: LABOT, a Japanese company that combines the power of finance and technology to create future education possibilities, has acquired QuelCode, Japan's first Income Share Agreements (ISAs) programming school. QuelCode aims to provide everyone the opportunity to learn IT technology and programming, regardless of their position or financial situation.
buyer: LABOT Inc.
LABOT is a Japanese company that combines the power of finance and technology to create future education possibilities. LABOT aims is to develop the first education business in Japan that employs Income Share Agreements (ISAs). "
target: QuelCode Co., Ltd.
QuelCode is Japan's first Income Share Agreements (ISAs) programming school. QuelCode aims to provide everyone the opportunity to learn IT technology and programming, regardless of their position or financial situation.
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closed 8/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Project Management Institute, acquired Disciplined Agile Inc.

synopsis: Project Management Institute (PMI has acquired Canada-based Disciplined Agile (DA). The DA toolkit is the world’s only comprehensive agile body of knowledge that provides straightforward and practical guidance to help individuals, teams, and enterprises choose their “way of working” in a context-specific way.
buyer: Project Management Institute
Project Management Institute (PMI) is the world's leading association for those who consider project, program, or portfolio management their profession. PMI delivers value for professionals working in nearly every country in the world through global advocacy, collaboration, education, and research. "
target: Disciplined Agile Inc.
The Canada-based Disciplined Agile toolkit is the industry-leading approach to help individuals and teams make informed choices, improve their way of working, and help organizations streamline agile and leans strategies to make better decisions.
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closed 6/25/2019 via BusinessWire

SmartBear, Inc., acquired Cucumber Ltd

synopsis: SmartBear, the innovator behind the industry’s highest impact tools to build, test, and monitor great software, announced the acquisition of Cucumber Ltd., the most widely adopted leader in the Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) community and provider of open source test automation framework, “Cucumber.”
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: SmartBear, Inc.
SmartBear is the leader in software quality tools for teams. The company’s products help deliver the highest quality and best performing software possible. Their tools assist with API testing, UI testing, code review and performance monitoring across mobile, web and desktop applications. "
target: Cucumber Ltd
Cucumber Ltd. is the most widely adopted leader in the Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) community and provider of open source test automation framework, “Cucumber.” They are based in the UK. Cucumber Limited also offers on-site and online training in BDD and Cucumber.
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closed 1/16/2019 via Company Press Release

Framgia Inc., acquired Groove Gear, Inc.

synopsis: Framgia, a Japanese IT company engaged in product development, has acquired Groove Gear, a programming training school in Japan. Groove Gear provides their students with employment opportunities and support. They offer a wide range of environments that allow students to learn in different ways.
buyer: Framgia Inc.
Framgia is a Japanese IT company engaged in product development. Framgia specializes in building web services, mobile apps, games and digital works for mainly Japanese clients. Framgia's agile development tools helps their clients to continuously improve and deliver quality software products. "
target: Groove Gear, Inc.
Groove Gear is a programming training school in Japan. Their curriculum allows beginners to learn practical skills within 3 months. Groove Gear provides their students with employment opportunities and support. They offer a wide range of environments that allow students to learn in different ways.
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closed 7/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

Gebeya Inc., acquired CODERS4AFRICA Inc.

synopsis: Gebeya, a software developer marketplace, announced its acquisition of CODERS4AFRICA (C4A), a network of software and app developers. C4A is a full-service software and consulting company specializing in software development for both web and mobile platforms.
buyer: Gebeya Inc.
The word Gebeya means “marketplace” in the national Ethiopian language, Amharic. Aligned with its namesake, Gebeya creates a new type of employee market, linking highly trained tech professionals with the companies and startups who seek them. "
target: CODERS4AFRICA Inc.
CODERS4AFRICA Inc. (C4A) is a full-service software and consulting company specializing in software development for both web and mobile platforms. C4A provides developers a lending hand in becoming the brainpower for the future IT global-outsourcing, software development and training.
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closed 10/23/2017 via BNC Analysis

WeWork Management LLC, acquired The Flatiron School

synopsis: WeWork has acquired New York City-based Flatiron School, a popular coding education program founded in 2012. It offers accelerated mobile and web development courses at its Manhattan location and online. Classes cost between $12,000 and $15,000.
buyer: WeWork Management LLC
WeWork provides businesses with the space, community, and services they need. They transform buildings into beautiful, collaborative workspaces and provide infrastructure, services, events and tech so their members can focus on doing what they love. "
target: The Flatiron School
New York City-based Flatiron School is a popular coding education program founded in 2012. It offers accelerated mobile and web development courses at its Manhattan location and online. Classes cost between $12,000 and $15,000.
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closed 9/13/2017 via PR Web

cPrime Inc., acquired DevJam

synopsis: cPrime, the largest Agile, Atlassian and DevOps consulting company in the United States, announced that it has acquired DevJam, a leading Devops and Agile consulting firm, based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Since 2007, DevJam has been the premier thought leader in the Midwest for product development, continuous delivery, and Agile optimization.
buyer parent: Alten SA
buyer: cPrime Inc.
cPrime, an ALTEN Company, is a full service consultancy that helps companies deliver the extra-ordinary through consulting, managed services and custom solutions for thousands of software teams. cPrime is an Atlassian Verified Vendor and Atlassian Platinum Solution Partner. "
target: DevJam
DevJam is a leading Devops and Agile consulting firm, based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Since 2007, DevJam has been the premier thought leader in the Midwest for product development, continuous delivery, and Agile optimization
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closed 8/10/2016 via BNC Analysis

General Assembly, acquired Bitmaker

synopsis: As part of a move to expand from 15 to 25 campuses by end of year, US-based education-to-employment company General Assembly has announced its acquisition of Bitmaker, a Toronto-based coding bootcamp. Bitmaker empowers a community of makers and creators to build their future by delivering accelerated, market-driven technology education.
buyer: General Assembly
General Assembly transforms thinkers into creators through education and opportunities in technology, business, and design. They offer full-time immersive programs, long-form courses, and classes and workshops on the most relevant skills of the 21st century. "
target: Bitmaker
Bitmaker is Canada's leading tech skills accelerator. Bitmaker is empowering a community of makers and creators to build their future by delivering accelerated, market-driven technology education. Students learn through a mix of lectures, hands-on practice, pair programming and individual study.
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closed 5/4/2016 via BusinessWire

Capella Education Company, acquired DevMountain

synopsis: Capella Education Company announced that DevMountain, an industry-leading coding school, has become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Capella Education Company. DevMountain has a reputation of being the most accessible and impactful code school in the US.
buyer: Capella Education Company (CPLA:$439.69)
Founded in 1991, Capella Education Company is a national leader in online education and parent company of Capella University, a regionally accredited online university. Capella University offers online graduate degree programs in business, counseling, education, health administration, and much more."
target: DevMountain (CPLA:$430.01)
DevMountain has a reputation of being the most accessible and impactful code school in the country by bringing affordability to the highest quality, hands-on education in the software coding industry.
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closed 4/22/2016 via BusinessWire

Capella Education Company, acquired Hackbright Academy

synopsis: Capella Education Company announced that Hackbright Academy, the leading non-degree software engineering school for women, has become a wholly-owned, subsidiary of the Capella Education Company. Hackbright Academy will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Capella and maintain its current headquarters and management team based in San Francisco.
buyer: Capella Education Company (CPLA:$439.69)
Founded in 1991, Capella Education Company is a national leader in online education and parent company of Capella University, a regionally accredited online university. Capella University offers online graduate degree programs in business, counseling, education, health administration, and much more."
target: Hackbright Academy
Founded in 2012, Hackbright Academy is the leading engineering school for women, with the mission to close the U.S. skills gap and the gender gap in technology.
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closed 3/16/2016 via PR Newswire

FullStack Academy, Inc., acquired The Starter League

synopsis: Fullstack Academy, an industry leader in immersive coding education, has acquired Chicago-based coding school, The Starter League. The Starter League pioneered the field of intensive and immersive coding education.
buyer: FullStack Academy, Inc.
Fullstack Academy is an award-winning, immersive coding school based in New York City. Co-founders David Yang and Nimit Maru leveraged their experience at Yahoo, Gilt Groupe, and Bloomspot to create an elite program centered on fullstack JavaScript and emerging technologies. "
target: The Starter League
The Starter League was founded with the vision to build a type of hands-on coding school previously unheard of. They succeeded in creating a unique curriculum that has helped launch startups and businesses in more than 40 states and 15 countries, and over 1,500 tech careers worldwide.
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closed 10/13/2015 via BusinessWire

Global Knowledge, Inc., acquired DevelopMentor

synopsis: Global Knowledge, the world's leading learning services and professional development solutions provider, has further invested in supporting its customers with the acquisition of DevelopMentor. DevelopMentor has long provided learning solutions for professionals involved in the software projects life cycle.
buyer parent: Rhone Group
buyer: Global Knowledge, Inc.
Global Knowledge is the world’s leading learning services and professional development solutions provider. They deliver learning solutions to support customers as they adapt to key business transformations and technological advancements that drive the way that organizations differentiate themselves."
target: DevelopMentor
DevelopMentor provides solutions for all professionals involved in the life cycle of software projects including experienced developers and IT management professionals. They deliver in-depth curriculum available at their facilities and at their popular "Guerrilla" immersion events.
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announced 4/6/2015 via BusinessWire

The Learning House, Inc., will acquire Software Craftsmanship Guild

synopsis: The Learning House, Inc., a leading cloud based technology provider of solutions that enable universities to thrive in today’s dynamic education landscape, will acquire the Software Craftsmanship Guild.Software Craftsmanship Guild is one of the nation’s top coding bootcamp providers for training the next generation of software developers.
buyer parent: Weld North LLC
buyer: The Learning House, Inc.
The Learning House, Inc. through its proprietary cloud based technology platform helps colleges and universities create, manage and grow high-quality online degree programs and courses. Learning House enables institutions to efficiently and affordably achieve their online education goals. "
target: Software Craftsmanship Guild
Software Craftsmanship Guild is a coding bootcamp located in Akron, Ohio that teaches people from around the world to become software developers in 12 weeks.
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closed 1/26/2015 via BusinessWire

Pluralsight, acquired Code School

synopsis: Pluralsight, a global leader in online training for technology professionals, announced the acquisition of Code School, an online learn-to-code destination. Founded in 2011, Code School is an online learning destination for existing and aspiring developers that teaches through entertaining content.
buyer: Pluralsight (NasdaqGS:PS:$252.00)
Pluralsight is the leader in online learning for professional software developers, IT specialists and creative technologists. As the world’s largest curated professional development platform for professionals, the company offers instant access to more than 3,700 courses authored by top experts. "
target: Code School
Code School is an online learning destination with nearly 40 courses covering JavaScript, HTML/CSS, Ruby and iOS. Code School pairs experienced instructors with meticulously produced, high-quality content that’s been inspired by its community and network of partners.
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announced 9/4/2019 via PR Newswire

Chegg, Inc., will acquire Thinkful, Inc.

synopsis: Chegg, Inc, the leading student-first connected learning platform, will acquire Thinkful, an online learning platform that offers professional courses directly to students. Thinkful provides 1-on-1 learning through its network of industry experts and online platform to deliver a structured and flexible education in Web Development and Data Science.
buyer: Chegg, Inc. (CHGG:$445.11)
Chegg is the leading student-first connected learning platform. Chegg is the #1 provider of digital and physical textbook rental services. They allow students to rent or buy textbooks at competitive prices. The company also provides student services such as homework help, online tutoring, and more. "
target: Thinkful, Inc.
Thinkful is a new type of school that brings high-growth tech careers to ambitious people everywhere. The company provides 1-on-1 learning through its network of industry experts, hiring partners, and online platform to deliver a structured and flexible education in Web Development and Data Science.
price ($mm)
$80
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$14
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closed 10/10/2018 via PR Newswire

Trilogy Education Services, acquired The Firehose Project

synopsis: Trilogy Education, a leading workforce accelerator, announced the acquisition of Firehose Project, an immersive online coding platform. The Firehose Project is an online, mentor-based software engineering program designed to help clients become professional developers.
buyer: Trilogy Education Services
Trilogy Education is a workforce accelerator that empowers the world's leading universities to prepare professionals for high-growth careers in the digital economy. Trilogy's intensive, skills-based training programs bridge regional talent gaps in coding, data analytics, UX/UI, and cybersecurity. "
target: The Firehose Project
The Firehose Project is an online, mentor-based software engineering program designed to help clients become professional developers. Firehose helps clients become web developers with 1-on-1 mentorship, real-world projects, and career support that works around their busy schedule.
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closed 4/16/2018 via Bloomberg

Adecco Group, acquired General Assembly

synopsis: Adecco Group, which recruits both permanent and temporary employees for large businesses, is buying the digital retraining firm General Assembly. General Assembly, based in New York, runs 20 facilities around the world where it teaches employees subjects such as web development, user experience design, digital marketing and more.
buyer: Adecco Group (SWX:ADEN:$25,983.48)
The Adecco Group is the world’s leading provider of workforce solutions, transforming the world of work through talent and technology. Each year, The Adecco Group provides over 1 million people around the world with career opportunities, guidance and insights. "
target: General Assembly
General Assembly, which was founded in 2011 and is based in New York, runs 20 facilities around the world where it teaches employees subjects such as web development, user experience design, digital marketing and increasingly, data science and machine learning.
price ($mm)
$413
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announced 3/13/2019 via PR Newswire

Bridgepoint Education, Inc., will acquire FullStack Academy, Inc.

synopsis: Fullstack Academy, one of the longest-running and most successful technology bootcamps in the nation, has announced Bridgepoint Education, Inc., a provider of postsecondary education services, will acquire the school to accelerate access to technology education that will power the future.
buyer: Bridgepoint Education, Inc.
Bridgepoint Education (BPI) is a higher education company built upon innovation and a passion for learning. BPI is the parent company of and provides shared services for Ashford University and University of the Rockies. "
target: FullStack Academy, Inc.
Fullstack Academy is one of the longest-running and most successful technology bootcamps in the nation. It is the world's top ranked immersive software engineering school and is based in NYC and Chicago.
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closed 3/16/2016 via PR Newswire

FullStack Academy, Inc., acquired The Starter League

synopsis: Fullstack Academy, an industry leader in immersive coding education, has acquired Chicago-based coding school, The Starter League. The Starter League pioneered the field of intensive and immersive coding education.
buyer: FullStack Academy, Inc.
Fullstack Academy is an award-winning, immersive coding school based in New York City. Co-founders David Yang and Nimit Maru leveraged their experience at Yahoo, Gilt Groupe, and Bloomspot to create an elite program centered on fullstack JavaScript and emerging technologies. "
target: The Starter League
The Starter League was founded with the vision to build a type of hands-on coding school previously unheard of. They succeeded in creating a unique curriculum that has helped launch startups and businesses in more than 40 states and 15 countries, and over 1,500 tech careers worldwide.
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closed 4/10/2019 via PR Newswire

Zovio, acquired TutorMe.com

synopsis: Zovio, an education technology services company, has acquired TutorMe, a leading provider of instant online tutoring services. TurtorMe enables tutors to share their knowledge with students around the globe. TutorMe provides premium online tutoring to academic institutions of all types.
buyer: Zovio
Zovio is an education technology services company that partners with higher education institutions and employers to deliver solutions that help learners and leaders achieve their aspirations. Zovio leverages its core strengths and applies its technology and capabilities to priority market needs. "
target: TutorMe.com
TutorMe is a provider of instant online tutoring services. TurtorMe enables tutors to share their knowledge with students around the globe. TutorMe provides premium online tutoring to academic institutions of all types. The platform features video chat, screen-sharing, virtual whiteboards, and more.
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announced 3/13/2019 via PR Newswire

Bridgepoint Education, Inc., will acquire FullStack Academy, Inc.

synopsis: Fullstack Academy, one of the longest-running and most successful technology bootcamps in the nation, has announced Bridgepoint Education, Inc., a provider of postsecondary education services, will acquire the school to accelerate access to technology education that will power the future.
buyer: Bridgepoint Education, Inc.
Bridgepoint Education (BPI) is a higher education company built upon innovation and a passion for learning. BPI is the parent company of and provides shared services for Ashford University and University of the Rockies. "
target: FullStack Academy, Inc.
Fullstack Academy is one of the longest-running and most successful technology bootcamps in the nation. It is the world's top ranked immersive software engineering school and is based in NYC and Chicago.
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closed 11/5/2013 via PR Newswire

Forbes, Inc., formed a strategic alliance with Ashford University

synopsis: Bridgepoint Education, Inc. has announced an alliance between its Ashford University's School of Business and a subsidiary of the global media company, Forbes Media. Ashford's College of Business and Professional Studies will now be known as the Forbes School of Business.
buyer: Forbes, Inc.
Forbes Media LLC, publisher of Forbes magazine and forbes.com, is an authoritative source of news and information on business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership and affluent lifestyles. "
target parent: Warburg Pincus
target: Ashford University
Ashford University offers a traditional college campus as well as online degree programs. Students may earn an associates, bachelors, or master's degree online, while campus students in Clinton, Iowa may earn a bachelor's degree.
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closed 5/20/2009 via Company Press Release

Bridgepoint Education, Inc., acquired Waypoint Outcomes

synopsis: Bridgepoint Education acquired Waypoint Outcomes, a creator and publisher of interactive rubrics and surveys used to develop crucial data on student achievement.
buyer parent: Warburg Pincus
buyer: Bridgepoint Education, Inc.
Bridgepoint Education, Inc. improves the way individuals learn. By harnessing creativity, knowledge and proprietary technologies, such as Constellation, and Thuze, Bridgepoint has re-engineered the modern student experience with innovative solutions that advance learning. "
target: Waypoint Outcomes
Waypoint Outcomes creates innovative tools to help deepen the dialog amongst educators, learners, and stakeholders. Their assessment software is used by diverse K12 and Higher Education institutions around the world.
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closed 9/12/2007 via BusinessWire

Bridgepoint Education, Inc., acquired Colorado School of Professional Psychology

synopsis: Bridgepoint Education, recently recognized as the fastest-growing private education company in the United States by Inc. Magazine, has acquired the Colorado School of Professional Psychology in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and renamed the school The University of the Rockies. The university offers highly specialized psychology degrees.
buyer parent: Warburg Pincus
buyer: Bridgepoint Education, Inc.
Bridgepoint Education was founded in 1999 to provide affordable, accelerated work-place related courses for adult students seeking a bachelor's degree. Bridgepoint's curriculum has helped more than 25,000 students earn a high-quality regionally accredited degree. "
target: Colorado School of Professional Psychology
The Colorado School of Professional Psychology provides a professional graduate education in psychology to individuals who seek licensure as psychologists or practice in other arenas of the profession. The School is a not-for-profit, private graduate school that offers MA and PsyD degrees.
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closed 3/9/2005 via PR Newswire

Bridgepoint Education, Inc., acquired The Franciscan University of the Prairies

synopsis: Bridgepoint Education, Inc., a higher education company based in Poway, California, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of The Franciscan University of the Prairies of Clinton, Iowa. In conjunction with the transaction, the University's name has been changed to Ashford University, effective immediately.
buyer parent: Warburg Pincus
buyer: Bridgepoint Education, Inc.
Bridgepoint Education was founded in 1999 to provide affordable, accelerated work-place related courses for adult students seeking a bachelor's degree. Bridgepoint's curriculum has helped more than 25,000 students earn a high-quality regionally accredited degree. "
target: The Franciscan University of the Prairies
Ashford University was founded with the mission of providing a higher education to the sisters and young women in the Clinton and surrounding region who were needed as teachers in area schools.
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closed 10/31/2018 via Company Press Release

Ross & Baruzzini, Inc., acquired EDI Ltd.

synopsis: Ross & Baruzzini, a premier international consulting and engineering firm, has acquired EDI, Ltd., a technology consulting and design firm. EDI explores, designs, and implements technology solutions for the healthcare, corporate, and education markets.
buyer: Ross & Baruzzini, Inc.
Founded in 1953, Ross & Baruzzini is a premier international consulting and engineering firm. The company provides advanced design solutions in the transportation, healthcare, government, higher education and mission-critical markets. "
target: EDI Ltd.
EDI is a technology consulting and design firm. The firm explores, designs, and implements technology solutions for the healthcare, corporate, and education markets. EDI provides project advisory services, technology system design, data center specific services, and technology program management.
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announced 12/21/2017 via GlobeNewswire

ProBility Media Corp., will acquire Disco Leaning Media Inc.

synopsis: ProBility Media Corp., a technology company offering immersive technologies, digital learning and compliance solutions for the education and training markets, is to acquire Disco Leaning Media Inc. (Disco), a learning experience company and digital publisher. Disco pioneered app-based textbooks, known as “course apps,” for higher education.
buyer: ProBility Media Corp. (OTCPK:PBYA:$6.83)
ProBility Media Corp. is an education and training technology company. ProBility is executing a disruptive strategy of defragmenting the training market place by offering high quality training courses and materials and preparing the workforce for excellence. "
target: Disco Leaning Media Inc.
Founded in 2014 and based in Austin, Texas, Disco has been executing on a vision to create a fundamental shift in learning by offering interactive educational content. Disco pioneered app-based textbooks, known as “course apps,” for higher education.
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closed 7/8/2014 via PR Newswire

Blackboard Inc., acquired PerceptIS, LLC

synopsis: Blackboard Inc. announced the acquisition of Perceptis, an industry-leading help desk and student support services provider. PerceptIS currently supports over 1,200,000 end users with technical help desk services.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Blackboard Inc. (BBBB:$447.32)
Blackboard's solutions allow thousands of higher education, K-12, professional, corporate, and government organizations to extend teaching and learning online, facilitate campus commerce and security, and communicate more effectively with their communities. "
target: PerceptIS, LLC
PerceptIS is a privately held Cleveland based firm providing help desk, call center and information technology services to the higher education, non-for-profit and commercial markets.
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closed 5/10/2019 via Company Press Release

Tribal Group plc, acquired Crimson Consultants Holdings Limited

synopsis: Tribal, a leading provider of software and services to the international education market, has acquired Crimson Consultants Ltd, the UK’s market leading provider of education focused CRM solutions. Crimson specialises in assisting organisations implement Microsoft Dynamics CRM to achieve their specific business goals.
buyer: Tribal Group plc (TRB.L:$103.37)
Tribal Group plc is a provider of systems and solutions to the UK and international education, training and learning markets. They are also a major provider of management systems to Children’s Services departments in Local Authorities in the UK, with increasing momentum in the international market. "
target: Crimson Consultants Holdings Limited
Crimson Consultants is a provider of education focused CRM solutions in the UK. Crimson specialises in assisting organisations implement Microsoft Dynamics CRM to achieve their specific business goals. They enable educational institutions to improve their student recruitment and business engagement.
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$13
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closed 8/13/2015 via PR Newswire

Blackboard Inc., acquired Nivel Siete

synopsis: Blackboard announced the acquisition of Nivel Siete, a leading Moodle provider operating in Latin America. Nivel Siete offers a variety of learning solutions, hosting, support and consulting services that help organizations succeed in their teaching and learning initiatives.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Blackboard Inc. (BBBB:$447.32)
Blackboard is the world's leading education technology company. They challenge conventional thinking and advance new models of learning in order to reimagine education and make it more accessible, engaging and relevant to the modern day learner and the institutions that serve them. "
target: Nivel Siete
Nivel Siete, only Moodle partner in Colombia offers a variety of services that aim to help organizations succeed in their technology initiatives, especially those that support e-learning for talent management.
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closed 5/27/2015 via BNC Analysis

Capita PLC, acquired Pervasive Networks Ltd.

synopsis: UK IT and professional services outfit Capita has acquired Pervasive, an IT solutions provider specialising in mobility and wireless networking services. Pervasive is an IT service provider catering mainly to higher education, local government and the health services sectors.
buyer: Capita PLC (LSE:CPI:$4,577.42)
Capita PLC is the UK's leading provider of BPO and integrated professional support service solutions, at the leading edge of redefining and transforming services. They deliver back office administration and front office customer services to private and public sector organizations. "
target: Pervasive Networks Ltd.
Pervasive Networks is an IT service provider catering mainly to higher education, local government and the health services sectors. Pervasive has a strong record of providing wireless networks to clients across multiple sectors, offering the agility to respond to changing customer requirements.
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closed 5/11/2019 via Company Press Release

Paciolan, SIDEARM Sports Inc., acquired NeuLion College

synopsis: SIDEARM Sports, a leader in collegiate athletic digital solutions, and Paciolan, a leader in ticketing, fundraising, marketing, and analytics solutions, has acquired NeuLion College. NeuLion provides web publishing, ticketing, donor management, mobile/OTT apps and HD video streaming technology solutions to College & University Athletic Departments.
buyer: Paciolan
buyer: SIDEARM Sports Inc.
Paciolan is a leader in ticketing, fundraising, marketing, and analytics solutions for sports and entertainment venues. SIDEARM Sports operates an online platform for athletic programs with customized web, social media, design, and mobile content services. "
target: NeuLion College
NeuLion College provides innovative and affordable technology solutions to College & University Athletic Departments. NeuLion College offers web publishing, ticketing, donor management, mobile/OTT apps and HD video streaming technology solutions.
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closed 3/29/2018 via GlobeNewswire

The Glimpse Group, acquired Early Adopter, LLC

synopsis: The Glimpse Group, Inc., a holding company for a diversified portfolio of Virtual Reality ("VR") and Augmented Reality ("AR") start-ups, has acquired Early Adopter, LLC, a boutique interactive agency that creates award-winning websites and branding strategies for companies in the fine art, education, and healthcare services sectors.
buyer: The Glimpse Group
The Glimpse Group, Inc. is a holding company for a diversified portfolio of Virtual Reality ("VR") and Augmented Reality ("AR") start-ups. The Glimpse Group funds, cultivates, and manages business operations while providing a strong network of professional relationships. "
target: Early Adopter, LLC
Founded in 2008, Early Adopter, LLC is a boutique interactive agency that creates award-winning websites and branding strategies for companies in the fine art, education, and healthcare services sectors. Early Adopter also creates augmented reality projects for the education sector.
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announced 3/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

Dev Clever, will acquire Phenix Education

synopsis: Dev Clever, a bespoke software development company in the UK, will acquire Phenix Education, a UK-based digital marketing agency focused on the education sector. Phenix Education helps schools to connect with parents, students and teachers in innovative ways. They offer services for school website design, video production, and app development.
buyer: Dev Clever (LSE:DEV:$0.58)
Dev Clever is a bespoke software development company in the UK. Dev Clever helps brands and retailers to redefine how they communicate with their existing and potential clients. Their engagement solutions include instant win promotions, augmented reality games, and virtual reality experiences. "
target: Phenix Education
Phenix Education is a UK-based digital marketing agency focused on the education sector. Phenix Education helps schools to connect with parents, students and teachers in innovative ways. They offer services for school website design, video production, app development and digital brochures.
price ($mm)
$0.27
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 1/31/2018 via Company Press Release

Excalibur Communications, acquired Techs4Education

synopsis: Excalibur Communications, a company that provides end to end business consulting services, has acquired Techs4Education, a trusted provider of IT support services and technology solutions to schools in South of England.
buyer: Excalibur Communications
Excalibur provides an end to end business consulting service that offers reliable insight, and expertise in communications and technology. Based locally with over 15 years’ experience, Excalibur is the trusted advisor to over 5500 customers. "
target: Techs4Education
At Techs4education they provide tailored, flexible and friendly on-site and remote services, offering the best IT solutions for Infant, Junior and Primary schools. Their IT support service is designed to maintain and develop a school’s IT network.
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closed 6/23/2020 via PR Newswire

Wind Point Partners, acquired Corbett Technology Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Tower Arch Capital LLC is pleased to announce that it has sold Corbett Technology Solutions, Inc. ("CTSI") to an affiliate of Wind Point Partners. CTSI is a leading communications solutions provider focused on identifying the specialized needs of its customers to deliver advanced technology solutions that produce positive business outcomes.
buyer: Wind Point Partners
Wind Point Partners is a private equity investment firm that partners with top caliber executives to acquire well-positioned middle market businesses where it can establish a clear path to value creation. "
target parent: Tower Arch Capital LLC
target: Corbett Technology Solutions, Inc.
For over five decades, CTSI (Corbett Technology Solutions, Inc.) has been at the forefront of technology integration and innovation with critical communications, collaboration, audiovisual and security solutions for enterprise, government, healthcare and education customers.
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closed 5/24/2017 via BNC Analysis

Bechtle AG, acquired comformatik AG

synopsis: Bechtle, one of Europe's leading IT e-commerce providers, has acquired comformatik AG, a company that specializes in school and industrial IT and are based in Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany.
buyer: Bechtle AG (XTRA:BC8:$4,351.12)
Bechtle has about 70 IT system houses in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and is one of Europe's leading IT e-commerce providers. They rely on a unique business model, combining system house services with the direct sale of commercial IT products. "
target: comformatik AG
Founded in 1991, comformatik AG specializes in school and industrial IT and currently employs 32 people. They are based in Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/19/2006 via PR Newswire

DynTek, Inc, purchased The Long Island, New York Division from TekConnect Corporation

synopsis: DynTek, Inc., a leading provider of professional technology services, announced it has acquired the Long Island, New York Division of TekConnect Corporation, a leading privately-held educational technology integration and consulting firm founded in 1975.
buyer: DynTek, Inc
DynTek is a leading provider of dynamic technology, management and cyber security solutions to states, local governments and commercial organizations. "
seller: TekConnect Corporation
TekConnect has the experience and skills to integrate today's technology seamlessly into your existing environment.
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closed 11/2/2018 via BNC Analysis

Uniti, acquired Information Transport Solutions

synopsis: Uniti, a real estate investment trust, has acquired Information Transport Solutions, Inc. (ITS), a full-service provider of technology solutions integrating voice, video, and data to make educational institutions and organizations more profitable and productive.
buyer: Uniti (UNIT:$993.22)
Uniti is a real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on the acquisition and construction of mission-critical communications infrastructure such as fiber, wireless towers and ground leases. "
target: Information Transport Solutions
Information Transport Solutions, Inc. (ITS) is a full-service provider of technology solutions integrating voice, video, and data to make educational institutions and organizations more profitable and productive.
price ($mm)
$54
rev ($mm)
$45
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/8/2016 via PE Hub

Certica Solutions, acquired Educuity

synopsis: Certica Solutions, provider of the Certica Connect™ education technology Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), announced that it has acquired Educuity, experts in the delivery of Ed-Fi® services, technology and data architecture for state and local education agencies.
buyer parent: New Harbor Capital
buyer: Certica Solutions
Certica Solutions provides education technology platform, content and data solutions which enable K-12 educators and administrators to improve instructional and organizational performance. Certica partners with a diverse network of education technology companies, publishers and assessment providers."
target: Educuity
Educuity partners with state and local education agencies to effectively apply Ed-Fi® technology, an education data standard and tool suite, to modernize data infrastructures, deploy data dashboards and visualizations, and implement data-driven education processes that improve student outcomes.
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closed 4/10/2015 via PR Newswire

Blackboard Inc., acquired Remote-Learner UK

synopsis: Blackboard announced the acquisition of Remote-Learner UK, a leading provider of open source solutions to the education industry, primarily in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Remote-Learner UK provides hosting, support and consulting services in the United Kingdom, Ireland and other regions around the world.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Blackboard Inc. (BBBB:$447.32)
Blackboard is the world's leading education technology company and is reimagining education by challenging conventional thinking and advancing new learning models. They partner with higher education, K-12, corporate organizations, and government agencies around the world. "
target parent: Remote-Learner
target: Remote-Learner UK
Remote-Learner UK, a subsidiary of the U.S.-based Remote-Learner.Net, Inc., provides hosting, support and consulting services in the United Kingdom, Ireland and other regions around the world.
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closed 6/20/2012 via BNC Analysis

Saratoga Technologies, Inc., acquired Bridge Computer Systems Inc

synopsis: Saratoga Technologies announced the acquisition of Bridge Computer Systems. Bridge Computer Systems, Inc. produces software and hardware solutions for local governments, education and corporations. They provide hardware, operating system software, networking needs, Internet setup, forms and other peripheral items.
buyer: Saratoga Technologies, Inc.
Saratoga Technologies is an IT services, solutions and consulting company that specializes in managed computer networking services, PC repair, IBM, HP and Dell server support, Lenovo laptop repair, disaster data recovery, network security, HP printer / copier repair, and more. "
target: Bridge Computer Systems Inc
Bridge Computer Systems, Inc. produces software and hardware solutions for local governments, education and corporations. They provide hardware, operating system software, networking needs, Internet setup, forms and other peripheral items.
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closed 12/30/2010 via GlobeNewswire

Sibling Entertainment Group Holdings, Inc., merged with NewCo4Education, LLC

synopsis: Sibling Entertainment Group Holdings, Inc. announced that on December 30, 2010, it closed on its previously announced acquisition of NewCo4Education, LLC. NewCo4Education is a recently formed entity with a focus on providing services and technology aimed at increasing the performance in educational settings.
buyer: Sibling Entertainment Group Holdings, Inc. (SIBE:$0.30)
Sibling Entertainment Group Holdings, Inc. is a development stage holding company that was founded in 1988. The company is based in New York, NY. "
target: NewCo4Education, LLC
NewCo4Education, LLC is a recently formed entity with a focus on providing services and technology aimed at increasing the performance in educational settings. It operates through two divisions, its Educational Management Organization (EMO) and its Technology and Services Group (TSG).
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announced 4/17/2019 via Company Press Release

PCI Holdings, Inc., will acquire Infinitec Co., Ltd.

synopsis: PCI Holdings, a developer of information technology and software products, will be acquiring Infinitec Co., Ltd, a developer and designer of IT solutions for the education industry. They strongly support the use of PCs ranging from staff rooms, ordinary classrooms, PC classrooms, campus LAN, regional intra and inter-school networks.
buyer: PCI Holdings, Inc. (TSE:3918:$135.35)
Based in Japan, PCI Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, develops information technology and software products for optimal allocation of management resources and management oversight of business subsidiaries. "
target: Infinitec Co., Ltd.
Based in Japan, Infinitec Co., Ltd. develops and designs IT solutions for the education industry. They strongly support the use of PCs ranging from staff rooms, ordinary classrooms, PC classrooms, campus LAN, regional intra and inter-school networks.
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closed 10/30/2014 via Company Press Release

COMPAREX AG, acquired Cloudbearing, Inc.

synopsis: The international IT service provider COMPAREX announced the acquisition of CloudBearing, Inc. They offer managed support services and training in addition to Office 365 migrations. CloudBearing was named by Microsoft as the 2014 US Education Cloud Platform Partner of the Year.
buyer: COMPAREX AG
COMPAREX is a global IT provider specialized in license management, software procurement and technical product consulting. With a track record spanning thirty years, COMPAREX serves public-sector bodies as well as SMEs, industrial companies and large international corporations. "
target: Cloudbearing, Inc.
CloudBearing helps organizations move their applications and infrastructure to the Microsoft Cloud to lower cost and risk and to increase security and productivity. They offer white-glove Office 365 migrations, Microsoft Azure and SharePoint Online implementation, and more.
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