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closed 3/30/2006 via Company Press Release

International Software Trading AB, acquired Agura IT

synopsis: International Software Trading (IST) announced its acquisition of Agura’s e-Government software solution and K-12 IT Consulting Group. This acquisition further strengthens IST's position as the leading IT provider to the Nordic educational sector.
buyer: International Software Trading AB
IST International Software Trading AB is the leading specialist in IT solutions for education in the Nordic region. IST is fully focused on developing flexible and borderless solutions for effective communication in schools and childcare. "
target: Agura IT
Agura IT is a Nordic provider of e-Government software solutions and K-12 IT Consulting.
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closed 10/7/2020 via BNC Analysis

Trinity3 Technology, acquired FireFly Computers

synopsis: Trinity3 Technology and FireFly Computers are pleased to announce that the two companies are merging. FireFly Computers built its identity in the K-12 market as a vendor focused on solving customer pain points. FireFly Computers has helped thousands of organizations deploy computing solutions that are great for the user.
buyer parent: Rotunda Capital Partners
buyer: Trinity3 Technology
Trinity3 Technology is wholly immersed in serving the technology needs of the education market. The company offers custom-built solutions—including student computing, warranty services, and enterprise products—to suit each customer’s unique needs. "
target: FireFly Computers
FireFly Computers built its identity in the K-12 market as a vendor focused on solving customer pain points. FireFly Computers has helped thousands of organizations deploy computing solutions that are great for the user, simple for the tech administrator, and attractive for the budget committee.
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announced 8/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Total Specific Hosting, will acquire Actacom

synopsis: Total Specific Hosting, a Dutch provider of cloud and ICT outsourcing solutions, will acquire Actacom, an ICT services provider in the Netherlands. Actacom provides ICT services to schools, government institutions, libraries, and SMEs. They offer services for cloud, wired and wireless networks, hardware, storage systems and server management.
buyer parent: Strikwerda Investments
buyer: Total Specific Hosting
Total Specific Hosting is a Dutch provider of cloud and ICT outsourcing solutions. Total Specific Hosting manages and develops business-critical IT processes for customers in the semi-public sector. They provide secure and reliable services to enable their clients to focus on their core processes. "
target: Actacom
Actacom is an ICT services provider in the Netherlands. Actacom provides ICT services to primary and secondary schools, government institutions, libraries, and SMEs. They offer services for cloud, wired and wireless networks, hardware, storage systems and server management.
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closed 11/20/2019 via BusinessWire

Rotunda Capital Partners, acquired Trinity3 Technology

synopsis: Rotunda Capital Partners, a lower middle market private equity firm, has acquired a majority interest in Trinity3 Technology, a leading provider of student computing solutions, warranty services, and enterprise products for the K-12 education market.
buyer: Rotunda Capital Partners
Rotunda Capital Partners is a private equity firm that invests equity capital in established and profitable lower middle-market companies. The firm uses a rigorous approach to identify market-leading companies with identifiable growth opportunities and capable management teams in targeted sectors. "
target: Trinity3 Technology
Trinity3 Technology is wholly immersed in serving the technology needs of the education market. The company offers custom-built solutions—including student computing, warranty services, and enterprise products—to suit each customer’s unique needs.
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closed 9/5/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Galaxy Next Generation, Inc., acquired Interlock Concepts, Inc.

synopsis: Galaxy Next Generation, a provider of interactive learning technology solutions, has acquired Interlock Concepts, an audio company creating products used for building notification systems. Galaxy plans to integrate Interlock Concepts' technology, which has been implemented in over 1,000 schools, into their suite, especially for the K-12 market.
buyer: Galaxy Next Generation, Inc. (OTCPK:GAXY:$2.32)
Galaxy Next Generation is a provider of interactive learning technology solutions that allows presenters and participants to engage in a fully collaborative environment. Galaxy's products include its private-label interactive touch screen panel as well as other peripheral and communication devices. "
target: Interlock Concepts, Inc.
Interlock Concepts creates products used for building notification systems and has been implemented in over 1,000 schools. Their products include a notification and building communication platform, amplifiers, lanyard and handheld microphones, call and alert buttons, speakers, and more.
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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 1/24/2018 via BNC Analysis

Betacom S.A., acquired Edventure Research Lab Sp. z o.o.

synopsis: Betacom, one of the largest system integrators on the Polish market, has acquired a 51% stake in Edventure Research Lab, a company that provides consultancy services and develops educational ICT projects to increase the accessibility to education.
buyer: Betacom S.A. (WSE:BCM:$39.19)
Betacom focuses its operations on software development, consultancy, design and the implementation of IT solutions as well as computer system integration. It is one of the largest system integrators on the Polish market. "
target: Edventure Research Lab Sp. z o.o.
Edventure Research Lab provides consultancy services and develops educational ICT projects to increase the accessibility to education. Their Preschool and K-12 educational solutions include gamified educational platforms, advanced content delivery platforms, and learning management systems.
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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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announced 6/6/2016 via BusinessWire

Telerent Leasing Corporation, will acquire Digital Networks Group, Inc.

synopsis: Telerent Leasing Corporation (TLC), a leading provider of visual communications solutions through its Avidex Industries and TeleHealth Services divisions, announced it has agreed to acquire Digital Networks Group, Inc. (DNG), one of the nation’s leading custom AV integrators in the healthcare, education, and government sectors.
buyer parent: Itochu Corporation
buyer: Telerent Leasing Corporation
Telerent Leasing Corporation (TLC) provides captive financing solutions to corporations. Through its TeleHealth Services division, TLC provides HD, interactive patient engagement, and other hospital television-based systems and solutions to hospitals and hotels throughout the U.S. "
target: Digital Networks Group, Inc.
Digital Networks Group, Inc. (DNG) is a Southern California based technology systems integrator specializing in turnkey audio visual and information technology related systems in the public and private sectors.
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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 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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closed 4/30/2014 via Company Press Release

CourseWeaver, acquired EduCog, LLC

synopsis: CourseWeaver Inc., a provider of innovative learning solutions, has completed acquisition of the assets of EduCog, LLC. EduCog provides universities and K-12 schools with hosting, migration, support services, textbook content conversion, and training for the global LON-CAPA Assessment, Content, and Learning Management System (LMS).
buyer: CourseWeaver
CourseWeaver comes from the collaboration and expertise of educators – with a unique understanding of your issues. With a coalition of educators, we’re making your requests and dreams for a new learning management system a reality. "
target: EduCog, LLC
EduCog provides universities and K-12 schools with hosting, migration, support services, textbook content conversion, and training for the global LON-CAPA Assessment, Content, and Learning Management System (LMS).
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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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closed 12/23/2010 via Company Press Release

Capita Group plc, acquired SunGard Public Sector Holdings Ltd

synopsis: The Capita Group Plc announces that it has acquired SunGard Public Sector Holdings Ltd ('SPS UK') for a consideration of £86 million. SPS UK, a UK business of US-headquartered SunGard Data Systems Inc., is a supplier of ICT, radio network services and communication systems to the emergency services and to central and local government.
buyer: Capita Group plc (LSE:CPI:$4,577.42)
A leading business process outsourcing firm, Capita operates more than 200 offices in the UK and Ireland. The company's services include such business-related help as customer service, human resource management, and information technology. "
target parent: SunGard Data Systems Inc.
target: SunGard Public Sector Holdings Ltd
SunGard Public Sector Holdings Ltd provides software solutions and consulting services that are designed to meet the specialized needs of city and county governments; public safety and justice agencies; not-for-profit organizations; and school districts in the UK.
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closed 7/20/2007 via

JDL Horizons, LLC., purchased the professional staff development and video distribution business from JDL Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Communications Systems, Inc. announced that part of its wholly owned subsidiary JDL Technologies, Inc., will be acquired by the newly formed company JDL Horizons. JDL Horizons is headed by Thomas Lapping, JDL Technologies founder and President.
buyer: JDL Horizons, LLC.
JDL Horizons, LLC. focuses on enhancing the integration of technology in the classroom through professional staff development and provides IP based video technology in support of all school based activities. "
seller parent: Communications Systems, Inc.
seller: JDL Technologies, Inc.
JDL supports IT with comprehensive services and expertise — uniquely developed to help K –12 educators provide the best resources to teachers and students. After all, that ’s where our best technology belongs. Theirs are the horizons we are meant to expand.
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closed 2/14/2005 via PR Newswire

VerticalBuyer, Inc., merged with Computer Software Innovations, Inc.

synopsis: VerticalBuyer, Inc. announced that it has completed its anticipated merger with Computer Software Innovations, Inc., a South Carolina corporation. CSI, organized in 1989 and privately held, develops proprietary fund accounting software applications and provides network integration solutions for local governments and education institutions.
buyer: VerticalBuyer, Inc.
VerticalBuyer, a Delaware corporation, has been maintained as a corporate shell since it discontinued operations in September 2001. It is publicly held and reports to the Securities and Exchange Commission under Section 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as will the merged entity. By mer "
target: Computer Software Innovations, Inc. (CSWI:$55.05)
Computer Software Innovations, Inc. develops proprietary fund accounting software applications and provides network integration solutions for local government and education.
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closed 11/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Telecomp Holdings, Inc., acquired Beasley Technology, Inc.

synopsis: Telecomp Holdings, Inc., a technology powerhouse, has acquired Beasley Technology, Inc., a technology firm that provides IT services to schools and school districts across Oklahoma. Beasley Technology is a full-service technology company that combines personal attention with a great understanding of educational technology needs.
buyer: Telecomp Holdings, Inc.
TeleComp specializes in Hosted Cloud phone systems and contact centers utilizing its proprietary cloud platform, TeleCloud. Additionally, as a Tier 3 Phone and Internet Carrier, TeleComp delivers business fiber through its own fiber network and wholesale agreement with AT&T. "
target: Beasley Technology, Inc.
Beasley Technology, Inc. is a leading provider of IT services to schools and school districts across Oklahoma. Beasley Technology is a full-service technology company that combines personal attention with a great understanding of educational technology needs.
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announced 12/5/2018 via PR Web

BoomWriter Media, will acquire Squirrel Learning Limited

synopsis: BoomWriter Media, Inc., a leading global provider of online collaborative writing solutions for education, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire United Kingdom based educational professional development and services company Squirrel Learning.
buyer: BoomWriter Media
BoomWriter Media, Inc., is a leading provider of online collaborative writing solutions and a Google for Education Partner. Their collaborative writing site allows students to develop and enhance their writing, reading, vocabulary, and peer-assessment skills on any device. "
target: Squirrel Learning Limited
Squirrel Learning is a United Kingdom-based educational professional development and services company. Squirrel Learning provides digital intervention curriculum and services to schools and district councils throughout the United Kingdom.
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closed 3/31/2014 via PR Newswire

Vology, purchased Irvine, Calif.-based division from GovPlace

synopsis: Vology, Inc., a North American technology solutions provider, has acquired the Irvine, Calif.-based division of Govplace, a Reston, Va.-based value added reseller (VAR) to the Federal Government. Govplace's Irvine division is a leading solution provider exclusively serving state, local government and education (SLED) customers in California.
buyer: Vology
Vology is a leading technology solutions provider serving North American customers with a mix of new and certified pre-owned technology products, asset disposition, lifecycle management and professional services to help customers stretch their IT budgets and maximize the value of older equipment. "
seller: GovPlace
Govplace's Irvine division is a leading solution provider exclusively serving state, local government and education (SLED) customers in California. Govplace designs, deploys, and manages enterprise IT solutions for the public sector.
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closed 3/30/2006 via Company Press Release

International Software Trading AB, acquired Agura IT

synopsis: International Software Trading (IST) announced its acquisition of Agura’s e-Government software solution and K-12 IT Consulting Group. This acquisition further strengthens IST's position as the leading IT provider to the Nordic educational sector.
buyer: International Software Trading AB
IST International Software Trading AB is the leading specialist in IT solutions for education in the Nordic region. IST is fully focused on developing flexible and borderless solutions for effective communication in schools and childcare. "
target: Agura IT
Agura IT is a Nordic provider of e-Government software solutions and K-12 IT Consulting.
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closed 11/17/2006 via BusinessWire

International Software Trading AB, acquired Matcheroo

synopsis: IST International Software Trading AB, a leading Nordic vendor of task centric IT solutions for schools and for education announced that it has acquired Matcheroo, a Palo Alto, California based company. Matcheroo is a pioneer and early developer of now highly popular software that enables college students and alumni to network with each other.
buyer: International Software Trading AB
IST International Software Trading AB is the leading specialist in IT solutions for education in the Nordic region. IST is fully focused on developing flexible and borderless solutions for effective communication in schools and childcare. "
target: Matcheroo
Matcheroo, a leader in the emerging field of Personal Networks enables college alumni organizations to build various types of personal networks to connect people and groups.
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closed 3/30/2006 via Company Press Release

International Software Trading AB, acquired Agura IT

synopsis: International Software Trading (IST) announced its acquisition of Agura’s e-Government software solution and K-12 IT Consulting Group. This acquisition further strengthens IST's position as the leading IT provider to the Nordic educational sector.
buyer: International Software Trading AB
IST International Software Trading AB is the leading specialist in IT solutions for education in the Nordic region. IST is fully focused on developing flexible and borderless solutions for effective communication in schools and childcare. "
target: Agura IT
Agura IT is a Nordic provider of e-Government software solutions and K-12 IT Consulting.
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closed 1/31/2008 via PR Newswire

Blackboard Inc., acquired NTI Group

synopsis: Blackboard a leading provider of enterprise software and services to the education community, announced that it has completed the acquisition of privately-held The NTI Group, Inc., a leading provider of mass messaging and notifications solutions for educational and government organizations via voice, email, SMS, and other text-receiving devices.
buyer: Blackboard Inc. (BBBB:$447.32)
Blackboard is a leading provider of enterprise software and services to the education industry. The Company's product line consists of five software applications bundled in two suites, the Blackboard Academic Suite(TM) and the Blackboard Commerce Suite. "
target: NTI Group
The NTI Group, Inc. is a privately held company that provides communication systems designed specifically for local, regional, state, and Federal government entities. The Connect family of services enables rapid dissemination of critical information via voice and text devices.
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closed 9/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

SAGE Publishing, acquired Lean Library B.V.

synopsis: SAGE Publishing, a leading independent, academic and professional publisher, has acquired Lean Library, a Netherlands-based company that provides a browser extension plugin for libraries. Lean Library's plugin offers one-click access to all licensed library resources and offers up legal routes to discover open access full text.
buyer: SAGE Publishing
SAGE Publishing is a leading international publisher of journals, books, and electronic media for academic, educational, and professional markets. SAGE helps inform and educate a global community of scholars, practitioners, researchers, and students spanning a wide range of subject areas. "
target: Lean Library B.V.
Founded in 2016, Lean Library is a Netherlands-based company that provides a browser extension plugin for libraries. Their plugin offers one-click access to all licensed library resources, both on and off campus, and offers up legal routes to discover open access full text.
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closed 11/4/2013 via Company Press Release

Digital Globe Services, Ltd., purchased Actions Business Unit from Ampush Media

synopsis: Ampush, a leading ad technology company and Facebook Strategic Preferred Marketing Developer (sPMD), announced that it has sold its Actions Business Unit to Digital Globe Services, Ltd. (DGS). DGS is a leading UK-based provider of online customer acquisition.
buyer: Digital Globe Services, Ltd.
Digital Globe Services Limited (DGS) is a provider of outsourced online customer acquisition solutions for consumer-facing organizations and to clients offering products or services to business users. "
seller: Ampush Media
Ampush's Actions Business Unit helps post-secondary education clients achieve advertising success across channels including search, display and social.
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closed 3/20/2013 via Company Press Release

Capita PLC, acquired Micro Librarian Systems

synopsis: ISIS Equity Partners is pleased to announce the sale of Micro Librarian Systems Ltd (“MLS”) to Capita Plc. MLS is the leading provider of library and resource management systems to the UK education sector.
buyer: Capita PLC (LSE:CPI:$4,577.42)
Capita PLC is the UK's leading provider of Business Process Outsourcing and integrated professional support service solutions. With around 45,000 employees, the Group uses its expertise, infrastructure and scale benefits to transform its clients' services, driving down costs and adding value. "
target parent: ISIS Equity Partners LLP
target: Micro Librarian Systems
Micro Librarian Systems (MLS) is at the forefront of library automation. MLS is developing hand held mobile solutions, integrating library resource centre management with learning platforms and virtual learning enviornments, and most recently the development of mobile app’s.
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Modern Campus, acquired nuCloud, LLC

synopsis: Canada-based Modern Campus, the industry’s leading “student first” modern learner engagement platform, has acquired nuCloud, a leading provider of highly customizable interactive campus maps and virtual tour solutions for colleges and universities.
buyer: Modern Campus
Based in Canada, Modern Campus, the innovator driving Omni CMS and Destiny One, empowers higher education institutions to thrive when radical change is required to successfully respond to lower student enrollments and revenue, rising costs, crushing student debt, and school closures. "
target: nuCloud, LLC
nuCloud provides a software-as-a-service (SaaS)-based application that enables higher education institutions to build rich, eye-catching interactive maps and virtual tours that make it easy for students to experience the campus of their choice in a unique way.
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announced 2/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

Renaissance Learning, Inc., will acquire Nearpod

synopsis: Renaissance Holding Corp., a group that develops education technology, will acquire Nearpod, the Miami-based edtech company. Nearpod offers an edtech platform that K-12 teachers use in the classroom to create interactive slides filled with videos, quizzes, questions, and other activities.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Renaissance Learning, Inc.
Renaissance is a global leader in assessment, reading, and math solutions for pre-K–12 schools and districts. Resistance provides educators with insights and resources to accelerate growth and help all students build a strong foundation for success. "
target: Nearpod
Nearpod offers an interactive, instructional platform that merges formative assessment and dynamic media for live and self-paced learning experiences inside and outside of the classroom. Nearpod platform engages students with activities such as Virtual Reality, PhET simulations, and Desmos.
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announced 6/27/2018 via Company Press Release

2U, Inc., will acquire CritiqueIt Inc.

synopsis: 2U, Inc., a global leader in digital education, announced it has agreed to acquire CritiqueIt, Inc., creator of a market-leading digital annotation tool. The CritiqueIt technology facilitates more dynamic engagement among students and faculty by allowing any piece of content to be annotated in real-time.
buyer: 2U, Inc. (TWOU:$411.77)
2U partners with great colleges and universities to build the world's best digital education. Their platform provides a comprehensive fusion of technology, services and data architecture to transform high-quality and rigorous campus-based universities into the best digital versions of themselves. "
target: CritiqueIt Inc.
CritiqueIt provides annotation tools for real-time conversations. The company's technology reaches across market sectors by integrating seamlessly into existing technologies and platforms. They provide to higher education, corporate training, automotive, K-12, retail and scientific services.
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Fundamental Applications Corp., will acquire Foro Technologies

synopsis: Fundamental Applications Corp. is pleased to announce the signing of a non-binding Letter of Intent with Foro Technologies Inc. Foro is the owner of the intellectual property and rights for two organically built applications, with the primary one being "Truth," an anonymity app that was a leader when the space first emerged in late 2013.
buyer: Fundamental Applications Corp. (DB:2FA:$0.00)
Fundamental Applications Corp. was founded in 2014 to launch innovative mobile applications targeted at millennials. Millennials are described as a demographic born between 1980 and 2000 into a digital world with significant discretionary income. "
target: Foro Technologies
Foro is the owner of the intellectual property and rights for two organically built applications, with the primary one being "Truth," an anonymity app that was a leader when the space first emerged in late 2013. The Foro app is a new way for university students to buy and sell between one another.
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Desire2Learn, acquired Knowillage, Inc.

synopsis: Desire2Learn, a provider of cloud-based learning solutions for higher education, K-12 and Fortune 1000 companies, announced that it has acquired Knowillage Systems, the creators of an adaptive learning and analytics engine that aims to help teachers improve student performance.
buyer: Desire2Learn
Desire2Learn provides the next generation learning environment and solutions to engage and inspire lifelong learners. Desire2Learn helps clients break down barriers to access the highest quality learning experiences, and is recognized for its leadership in accessibility. "
target: Knowillage, Inc.
Knowillage is dedicated to powering the next generation of personalized learning. Its innovative Learning Engine is a service available for integration with existing content, technology and it provides real-time personalized learning paths for a life-long learner.
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Espro Acoustiguide Group, acquired Tristan Interactive

synopsis: Espro Acoustiguide Group is pleased to announce the acquisition of Tristan Interactive, a leading design and technology company based in Ottawa, Canada. Tristan is the largest developer of custom museum-oriented apps and websites with over 80 deployed products at such first tier museums as the Musée du Louvre and the Smithsonian Institution.
buyer: Espro Acoustiguide Group
Acoustiguide offers digital audio and multimedia interpretative tours via a variety of platforms including smartphones, multimedia MP3 players, radio transmission systems and the internet, as well as proprietary hardware and software guiding solutions for the cultural and tourism markets. "
target: Tristan Interactive
Tristan creates mobile applications that redefine the way people visit museums, art galleries, parks and cities. Tristan's platform, Autour, is a complete technology solution to create, manage, and deploy multimedia content on mobile devices.
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EdModo LLC, acquired Root-1, Inc.

synopsis: Edmodo, the free and secure K-12 social learning platform, announced the acquisition of Root-1, an award-winning education technology start-up and developers of OpenMinds, a free platform that allows teachers to instantly customize education apps.
buyer parent: LearnCapital
buyer: EdModo LLC
Edmodo’s mission is to connect all learners with the people and resources they need to reach their full potential. On Edmodo, teachers are at the center of a powerful network that connects them to students, administrators, and parents. "
target: Root-1, Inc.
Root-1 is an award-winning education technology start-up and developers of OpenMinds, a free platform that allows teachers to instantly customize education apps.
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closed 9/11/2012 via PR Newswire

CareerBuilder, Inc., acquired Economic Modeling Specialists Inc.

synopsis: CareerBuilder has acquired Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. (EMSI), an economic software firm that specializes in employment data and labor market analysis. Joining forces, CareerBuilder and EMSI will be providing clients with a truly unique perspective on current and future employment trends, skills development and recruitment strategies.
buyer parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
buyer: CareerBuilder, Inc.
CareerBuilder is the global leader in human capital solutions, helping companies target and attract their most important asset - their people. Its online career site, CareerBuilder.com®, is the largest in the United States, with more than 24 million visitors, 1 million jobs and 45 million resumes. "
target parent: Tregaron Capital Company
target: Economic Modeling Specialists Inc.
Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. (EMSI) provides industry-leading employment data and economic analysis via web tools and custom reports. EMSI has produced more than 1,200 comprehensive impact analyses for colleges and universities in the US and internationally.
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closed 9/10/2010 via PR Newswire

Telestream, Inc., acquired AnyStream, Inc.

synopsis: Telestream, the leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Anystream, a leading provider of enterprise-class video production and management solutions.
buyer: Telestream, Inc.
Telestream specializes in products that make it possible to get video content to any audience regardless of how it is created, distributed or viewed.Telestream customers include the world’s leading media and entertainment companies: content owners, creators and distributors. "
target parent: Grab Networks, Inc.
target: AnyStream, Inc.
Anystream is the leading provider of automated multi-platform media publishing solutions. Anystream is a software platform that supports file-based media workflows, creating a solution that is both efficient and flexible to meet the rapidly evolving demands around multi-platform content syndication.
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closed 9/27/2007 via BusinessWire

Hobsons, acquired AY Recruiting Solutions

synopsis: Hobsons, a company that aids colleges and universities in elevating their enrollment strategies, has acquired AY Recruiting Solutions, a company that assists institutions in recruiting students with powerful application technology. Hobsons and AY will deliver an unmatched line of recruitment, admissions, and enrollment management products.
buyer parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
buyer: Hobsons
Hobsons U.S. partners with colleges and universities to enhance and empower institutions’ enrollment and admissions efforts. Hobsons U.S. helps colleges and universities to elevate their enrollment strategies efficiently, effectively, and easily. "
target: AY Recruiting Solutions
AY Recruiting Solutions provides universities, corporations, non-profit organizations, and government agencies a complete suite of services to meet the needs of recruitment professionals.
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closed 5/25/2007 via Company Press Release

Halyard Education Partners, acquired GoalQuest

synopsis: Education-focused marketing company Halyard Education Partners, a portfolio company of Halyard Capital, has acquired GoalQuest, which provides Web-based programs to help colleges interact with student and other groups. Terms of the acquisition of the New York-based company were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Halyard Capital
buyer: Halyard Education Partners
Halyard Education Partners has assembled a network of industry leading companies that serve as the premier source of information for prospective students and their families seeking post-secondary educational options. "
target: GoalQuest
GoalQuest’s proprietary suite of Web-based tools enables schools to meet critical business and communication objectives in recruiting, enrollment yield, retention, student development, skills enhancement, parent relations and alumni development.
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closed 11/17/2006 via BusinessWire

International Software Trading AB, acquired Matcheroo

synopsis: IST International Software Trading AB, a leading Nordic vendor of task centric IT solutions for schools and for education announced that it has acquired Matcheroo, a Palo Alto, California based company. Matcheroo is a pioneer and early developer of now highly popular software that enables college students and alumni to network with each other.
buyer: International Software Trading AB
IST International Software Trading AB is the leading specialist in IT solutions for education in the Nordic region. IST is fully focused on developing flexible and borderless solutions for effective communication in schools and childcare. "
target: Matcheroo
Matcheroo, a leader in the emerging field of Personal Networks enables college alumni organizations to build various types of personal networks to connect people and groups.
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closed 8/30/2005 via PR Newswire

Horizon Wimba, acquired Silicon Chalk

synopsis: Horizon Wimba, a provider of collaborative software applications for online education, announced today that it has acquired the assets of Silicon Chalk, the Vancouver-based company that creates software which, from within a class, broadcasts an instructor's prepared notes and lecture materials to local and remote students.
buyer: Horizon Wimba
Horizon Wimba develops web-based collaboration software tools designed for online distance education, language learning and live interactive communications. Horizon Wimba brings a new collaborative dimension to online teaching and learning. "
target: Silicon Chalk
Silicon Chalk software supports learning in a wide variety of contexts. It supports the foundations of learning including communication and collaboration, learning flexibility, student mobility, and support for persistent learning communities.
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closed 4/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

Clarivate Analytics, acquired Kopernio

synopsis: Kopernio, an edtech platform for accessing academic journals, has been acquired by Clarivate Analytics, a research analytics software company. Based in the UK, Kopernio is an AI-powered platform for academics, students, and researchers to search available research papers online from major publishers and open source publishers.
buyer: Clarivate Analytics (:$1,441.88)
Clarivate Analytics is a research analytics software company that provides subscription-based services in research and patent analytics. Organizations and researchers rely on the knowledge bases from Clarivate for information about pharmaceutical and biotech intelligence and IP management. "
target: Kopernio
Based in the UK, Kopernio is an edtech platform for accessing academic journals. Kopernio's AI-powered platform enables academics, students, and researchers to search available research papers online from major publishers and open source publishers.
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closed 12/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Eduphoria!, acquired FigMath

synopsis: FigMath, a plug & play math communication tool created by Fig Labs, was acquired by Eduphoria! Inc. FigMath is a plugin for math editing. FigMath seamlessly integrates into websites, discussion boards, text editors, and web based apps.
buyer: Eduphoria!
Eduphoria! is a Texas-based company that loves making powerful and intuitive web-based software for K-12 educators so they can focus on spending more time with their students. Eduphoria’s suite of applications empowers educators through the integration of student assessment and professional growth. "
target parent: FastFig
target: FigMath
FigMath is a plug & play math communication tool created by Fig Labs for companies and organization. FigMath is a plugin for math editing. FigMath seamlessly integrates into websites, discussion boards, text editors, and web based apps.
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closed 7/31/2015 via Company Press Release

Codagami, acquired Spinlight Studio

synopsis: Codagami, a global leader in enterprise solutions, announced the purchase of Spinlight Studio, acquiring the company's entire catalog of award-winning education apps and bringing a new level of design to its enterprise software projects.
buyer: Codagami
Codagami is a global leader in enterprise solutions, providing custom desktop software, cloud migration and mobile applications for a long list of Fortune 500 companies. "
target: Spinlight Studio
Spinlight Studio, Inc. develops and publishes educational games and applications on iOS, Android, and Mac platforms for kids. The company was incorporated in 2000 and is based in Champaign, Illinois.
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Guangdong Qtone Education Co., Ltd.
Guangdong Qtone Education Co., Ltd. is primarily engaged in the provision of family education information services. The Company mainly provides system development, operation and maintenance, business promotion operations, information reading services and family education Website services.
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$9.35
EBIT ($mm)
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FPT Corporation
FPT Corporation is the global leading technology and IT services group headquartered in Vietnam. FPT delivers world-class services in Smart factory, Digital platform, RPA, AI, IoT, Enterprise Mobilization, Cloud, AR/VR, Embedded System, Application Service, BPO and more services globally.
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2020
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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NexTech AR Solutions Corp.
NexTech AR Solutions Corp.
NexTech AR Solutions is a Canadian company that is developing a proprietary and disruptive Augmented Reality (AR) advertising platform for the retail and cannabis market. Their platform engages consumers by connecting them to brands and retail locations through a fully immersive 3D AR experience.
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Ticker: OTCPK:UMEW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
UMeWorld Limited
UMeWorld Limited
UMeLook is an online video platform focused on bringing foreign video content to China. UMeLook is deployed through a sophisticated CDN (Content Delivery Network) with broad coverage throughout mainland China.
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$0.01
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: NYSE:SPGI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
S&P Global
S&P Global
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rev ($mm)
$6,501.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,256.00
EBIT ($mm)
$3,048.00
Net Income ($mm)
$2,093.00
Employees
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Ticker: TWOU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2U, Inc.
2U, Inc., formerly known as 2tor, Inc., partners with top-tier universities to deliver rigorous, selective graduate degree and undergraduate for-credit programs online.
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2018
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EBITDA ($mm)
($13.76)
EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: TRB.L
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tribal Group plc
Tribal Group plc
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.
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2020
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$101.46
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.26
EBIT ($mm)
$12.45
Net Income ($mm)
$8.84
Employees
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Ticker: JP:3834
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ASAHI Net, Inc.
ASAHI Net, Inc.
ASAHI Net, Inc. is a major Internet service provider based in Japan and is operated by ASAHI Net, Inc., a public company founded on April 2, 1990. ASAHI Net, Inc. has been listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange since December 2007.
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EBITDA ($mm)
$20.62
EBIT ($mm)
$19.59
Net Income ($mm)
$11.63
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Ticker: ASX:RDY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ReadyTech Holdings Limited
ReadyTech Holdings Limited
ReadyTech is an Australian provider of people management software for employment and education. ReadyTech offers a complete student management system for institutions and training organisations. For employers they offer a complete payroll, HR admin and work health and safety management system.
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$22.12
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.02
EBIT ($mm)
($0.47)
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Ticker: ASX:MSL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MSL Solutions
MSL Solutions
MSL Solutions is a global provider of SaaS solutions to the sports, leisure and hospitality sectors. MSL Solutions helps venues move their POS transactions from behind the counter to make ordering and payments faster. They offer solutions to golf clubs, pubs, stadiums, higher education and more.
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2020
rev ($mm)
$18.42
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.14)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.64)
Net Income ($mm)
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0
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Overture Technologies
Overture Technologies
Overture Technologies is the leading provider of mortgage as well as higher-education funding solutions. Overture’s products in the higher-education funding industry help students and their families save money by making better and fully informed financial decisions.
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Ticker: OM:SUS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Surgical Science
Surgical Science is a Swedish supplier of virtual reality simulators for medical training. Their training systems for laparoscopy and endoscopy are used by medical training centers and institutes worldwide for practice, validation and certification of students, surgeons, and medical doctors.
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$7.20
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.18)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.46)
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3P Learning Pty Ltd.
3P Learning is a global leader in online education. 3P Learning's software blends the best pedagogy with the best technology to deliver great teaching and learning experiences. Their suite of learning resources covers mathematics, spelling and literacy. They serve 250,000 teachers in 132 countries.
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$39.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.16
EBIT ($mm)
$2.14
Net Income ($mm)
$1.12
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250
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Ticker: TSXV:SYZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sylogist Ltd.
Sylogist Ltd.
Based in Canada, Sylogist is a technology innovation company that, through strategic acquisitions, investments and operations management, provides intellectual property solutions to a wide range of Public Sector customers.
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2020
rev ($mm)
$30.97
EBITDA ($mm)
$13.43
EBIT ($mm)
$11.43
Net Income ($mm)
$8.13
Employees
91
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Ticker: OTCNO:KAHOOT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kahoot!
Kahoot!
Kahoot! is a game-based learning platform in Norway. Kahoot! makes it easy to create, share and play fun learning games for any subject, in any language, on any device, for all ages. Kahoot! is used in a multitude of settings, including K-12 and university classrooms, corporate offices, and more.
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2021
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$42.97
EBITDA ($mm)
($16.57)
EBIT ($mm)
($18.91)
Net Income ($mm)
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204
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Ticker: JASDAQ:3933
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CHIeru Co., Ltd.
CHIeru Co., Ltd.
One of CHIeru's primary goals is producing ICT environments for teaching & learning in schools. They provide software & system products reflecting new teaching methods in lecture fields such as learning management systems, e-learning systems, class support/CALL systems for active learning, etc.
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$18.73
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.46
EBIT ($mm)
$0.72
Net Income ($mm)
$0.09
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89
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Shoal Games
Shoal Games
Shoal Games is the owner of the "Rooplay" EdTech games platform. Their pioneered curated games platform brings calm, structure and accountability for children and parents in the digital world. Using a subscription model, their active learning games are designed to inspire children to success.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$0.11
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.74)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.75)
Net Income ($mm)
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11
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