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OverDrive Inc., acquired TeachersNotebook.com

synopsis: OverDrive announced that it has acquired TeachersNotebook.com, a leading online marketplace for teacher-created curriculum materials for K-12 education. TeachersNotebook.com enables teachers to not only browse free and low-cost instructional resources, but also to create their own "shop" where others may purchase their original materials.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: OverDrive Inc.
OverDrive is a leading full-service digital distributor of eBooks, audiobooks, and other digital content. We deliver secure management, DRM protection, and download fulfillment services for publishers, libraries, schools, and retailers--serving millions of end users globally. "
target: TeachersNotebook.com
Teachers Notebook hosts an online venue where teacher shopkeepers share and sell hand-crafted, classroom tested resources with their peers. The site gives an educator access to instructional materials at a reasonable price, saving an enormous amount of time and money.
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closed 10/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

NoPaperForms, acquired Intelliadmissions

synopsis: NoPaperForms, India's leading enrollment management solution provider, has acquired Intelliadmissions from Intellinects, an education software company in India. Intelliadmissions is India's largest online admissions platform. The platform enables parents to fill out application forms, apply to multiple schools, track admission status, and pay fees.
buyer: NoPaperForms
NoPaperForms is India's leading enrollment management solution provider that helps institutions automate their marketing and admission processes from inquiry till enrollment. NoPaperForms enables over 318+ institutions to centralize their leads and admission inquiries on a single platform. "
target parent: Intellinects
target: Intelliadmissions
Intelliadmissions is India's largest online admissions platform. Intelliadmissions enables parents to fill out application forms, apply to multiple schools, track admission status, and pay fees. The platform offers over 200 schools across multiple cities.
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closed 3/2/2009 via BNC Analysis

TeachersPayTeachers, acquired TeachersPayTeachers

synopsis: Paul Edelman purchased TeachersPayTeachers from Scholastic. TeachersPayTeachers is the world’s first open marketplace for lesson plans and other teacher-created materials. Paul Edelman is the original founder of TeachersPayTeachers and is buying back the company he sold in 2007.
buyer: TeachersPayTeachers
Teacher Synergy, Inc., dba TeachersPayTeachers, operates an online open marketplace for teachers to buy and sell original and used teaching materials. "
target parent: Scholastic Inc.
target: TeachersPayTeachers
Teacher Synergy, Inc., dba TeachersPayTeachers, operates an online open marketplace for teachers to buy and sell original and used teaching materials.
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closed 1/25/2007 via Company Press Release

Scholastic Inc., acquired TeachersPayTeachers

synopsis: Scholastic has acquired TeachersPayTeachers. TeachersPayTeachers is the first online marketplace that offers talented teachers the opportunity to sell their original course materials and provides educators with access to a repository of teacher-tested, original lessons and resources for purchase.
buyer: Scholastic Inc. (SCHL:$1,679.40)
Scholastic is the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books and a leader in educational technology and related services and children's media. It creates quality books, print and technology-based learning materials and programs, magazines, multi-media and other products. "
target: TeachersPayTeachers
Teacher Synergy, Inc., dba TeachersPayTeachers, operates an online open marketplace for teachers to buy and sell original and used teaching materials.
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announced 9/1/2021 via BNC Analysis

Kip McGrath Education Centres, will acquire Tutorfly

synopsis: Kip McGrath Education Centres (KME), a global tutoring franchise, will acquire a 70% stake in Tutorfly, an online tutoring platform that connects high school student tutors with younger students in need of tutoring. Tutorfly's student tutors excel at their studies and understand the way students of this generation learn.
buyer: Kip McGrath Education Centres (ASX:KME:$14.19)
Kip McGrath Education Centres is a global tutoring franchise. Kip McGrath has a network of over 600 tutoring centres worldwide. Their centres offer a blended delivery of face to face and online tutoring in maths, reading, spelling, comprehension and English. "
target: Tutorfly
Tutorfly is an online tutoring platform that connects high school student tutors with younger students in need of tutoring. Tutorfly aims to make educational help accessible to all students. Their student tutors excel at their studies and understand the way students of this generation learn.
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closed 6/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

Rise India Group, acquired PadhoPadhao.com

synopsis: Gurgaon-based education startup Rise India has acquired a 60% stake in tutor aggregator Padhopadhao.com. The company is a rising education startup that ensures quality home tuition. It covers Delhi/NCR with 48,000 registered tutors, which have served more than 60,000 parents and students.
buyer: Rise India Group
Rise India has been formed with a dream to contribute to RISING INDIA by providing quality education, skill development, training, employability and financial solutions through its portfolio companies. "
target: PadhoPadhao.com
Padhopadhao.com is a rising education startup that ensures quality home tuition. It covers Delhi/NCR with 48,000 registered tutors, which have served more than 60,000 parents and students.
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closed 6/23/2011 via BNC Analysis

Chegg, Inc., acquired Notehall

synopsis: Chegg has completed its third acquisition, snapping up lecture notes and study guides service Notehall for an undisclosed amount of cash and stock.
buyer: Chegg, Inc. (CHGG:$445.11)
Chegg.com is the number one online textbook rental company that has saved students on more than 6,400 campuses nationwide in excess of $240 million. Chegg.com offers students access to a growing catalog of more than 4.2 million titles, a variety of shipping options and free returns. "
target: Notehall
Notehall.com is an online document marketplace that enables students to buy and sell class notes online. Tutors and students have the ability to buy and sell study guides, share notes from lectures, buy and sell notes from class, share class documents, share reading notes and buy and sell outlines.
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closed 9/28/2017 via PE Hub

Varsity Tutors, acquired First Tutors

synopsis: Varsity Tutors, the leading live learning platform for private instructors in the United States, announced its acquisition of UK-based First Tutors, the largest tutoring marketplace in Europe.
buyer: Varsity Tutors
Varsity Tutors is a live learning platform that connects students and professionals with personalized instruction to achieve any goal. To date, students have accessed more than two million hours of live instruction on the platform. "
target: First Tutors
First Tutors is a global tutoring marketplace that helps families find experts in hundreds of subjects from academic courses, music and languages, to business and computer programming. The online platform ranks 150,000 highly-credentialed tutors based on user feedback and specialist requirements.
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closed 2/2/2012 via BNC Analysis

AmazonLocal LLC, acquired Teachstreet, Inc.

synopsis: Amazon is acquiring TeachStreet, an online hub for pairing students with tutors and teachers as well as providing tools and lesson plans to educators for teaching businesses. The TeachStreet team will be joining AmazonLocal.
buyer parent: Amazon.com, Inc.
buyer: AmazonLocal LLC
AmazonLocal helps users save up to 75% on local restaurants, spas, entertainment, and more. They offer amazing deals when they're in your area. "
target parent: Bezos Expeditions
target: Teachstreet, Inc.
TeachStreet is a dynamic online community that brings motivated learners and talented teachers together. TeachStreet is a place where people who love to learn can find classes that are just right for them.
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closed 3/4/2014 via PR Newswire

Flashnotes, acquired Moolaguides

synopsis: Flashnotes.com, the student-to-student study materials marketplace, announced that it has acquired Moolaguides, an online study materials marketplace started by Florida State University senior Thomas Brady.
buyer: Flashnotes
Flashnotes is an online marketplace where students can sell their notes, study guides, flashcard decks, video tutorials, etc. Students can also purchase the content of their classmates. FlashNotes provides a variety of services, designed to improve the overall academic experience and performance. "
target: Moolaguides
Moolaguides.com provides an online market place for buying and selling study materials for upcoming quizzes, tests, and exams. They are a website created by students for students in attempt to make studying truly pay off.
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closed 7/24/2013 via BusinessWire

Flashnotes, acquired NoteUtopia

synopsis: Flashnotes has acquired NoteUtopia, a California-based online community for buying and selling class notes. Its website allows users to create a free account, from which they can upload/download class notes, study guides, and other course related documents.
buyer: Flashnotes
Flashnotes is an online marketplace where students can sell their notes, study guides, flashcard decks, video tutorials, etc. Students can also purchase the content of their classmates. FlashNotes provides a variety of services, designed to improve the overall academic experience and performance. "
target: NoteUtopia
NoteUtopia.com is dedicated to bringing together students to a marketplace where all students can benefit from the notes taken in class. Its website allows users to create a free account, from which they can upload/download class notes, study guides, and other course related documents.
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closed 8/19/2011 via PR Newswire

Chegg, Inc., acquired Student Of Fortune, Inc.

synopsis: Chegg, the social education platform, announced it has acquired Student of Fortune, an online tutorial marketplace for those who need help or can help others with homework. Student of Fortune, based in Los Angeles and founded in 2005 by two college students, enables students to pose questions or post tutorials on a wide variety of subjects.
buyer: Chegg, Inc. (CHGG:$445.11)
Chegg, the social education platform, is transforming the way millions of students learn by connecting them to the people and tools needed to succeed in college. Students use Chegg for homework help, course selection, note taking, textbook and e-textbook rentals and Daily deals. "
target: Student Of Fortune, Inc.
Student of Fortune is an online tutorial marketplace for those who need help or can help others with homework. Students can post a question that is then sent to a network of Student of Fortune experts, who in turn writes a tutorial that helps answer the question for a fee.
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closed 7/26/2018 via BusinessWire

Salem Church Products, acquired Children’s Ministry Deals

synopsis: Salem Church Products, an online division of Salem Media Group, has announced the acquisition of ChildrensMinistryDeals.com. Children’s Ministry Deals offers a popular platform of creative and relevant Bible-based curriculum that meets the needs of children’s ministries in the local church.
buyer parent: Salem Media Group
buyer: Salem Church Products
Salem Church Products' websites are leaders in offering effective and professional resources for churches & ministries in the areas of media, preaching & teaching, youth ministry, children’s ministry, and employment. "
target: Children’s Ministry Deals
Children’s Ministry Deals offers a popular platform of creative and relevant Bible-based curriculum that meets the needs of children’s ministries in the local church.
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closed 3/3/2014 via Market Wire

OverDrive Inc., acquired TeachersNotebook.com

synopsis: OverDrive announced that it has acquired TeachersNotebook.com, a leading online marketplace for teacher-created curriculum materials for K-12 education. TeachersNotebook.com enables teachers to not only browse free and low-cost instructional resources, but also to create their own "shop" where others may purchase their original materials.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: OverDrive Inc.
OverDrive is a leading full-service digital distributor of eBooks, audiobooks, and other digital content. We deliver secure management, DRM protection, and download fulfillment services for publishers, libraries, schools, and retailers--serving millions of end users globally. "
target: TeachersNotebook.com
Teachers Notebook hosts an online venue where teacher shopkeepers share and sell hand-crafted, classroom tested resources with their peers. The site gives an educator access to instructional materials at a reasonable price, saving an enormous amount of time and money.
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announced 6/9/2021 via BNC Analysis

OverDrive Inc., will acquire Kanopy

synopsis: OverDrive, the market leading digital reading platform for libraries and schools, has announced that it is acquiring Kanopy, a popular video streaming service for public and academic libraries. The acquisition of Kanopy adds an extensive video catalog to the OverDrive platform, with some 30,000 films available to students and library users.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: OverDrive Inc.
OverDrive Inc. is the leading global digital distribution platform, supplying the industry's largest catalog of eBooks, audiobooks, music and streaming video to 30,000 libraries, schools and retailers worldwide. "
target: Kanopy
Kanopy is the best video streaming service for quality, thoughtful entertainment. Find movies, documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, independent films and educational videos that inspire, enrich and entertain.
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announced 12/24/2019 via BusinessWire

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., will acquire OverDrive Inc.

synopsis: KKR, a leading global investment firm, announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire OverDrive, Inc., the leading digital reading platform for libraries and schools, from Rakuten USA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rakuten, Inc.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$20,635.61)
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity, growth equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate and credit, with strategic manager partnerships that manage hedge funds. "
target parent: Rakuten Inc.
target: OverDrive Inc.
OverDrive Inc. is the leading global digital distribution platform, supplying the industry's largest catalog of eBooks, audiobooks, music and streaming video to 30,000 libraries, schools and retailers worldwide.
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announced 3/19/2015 via BusinessWire

Rakuten Inc., will acquire OverDrive Inc.

synopsis: Rakuten, Inc., one of the world’s largest Internet services companies, announced it has agreed to fully acquire OverDrive Inc., a leading eBook and audiobook content marketplace and sharing economy pioneer. Overdrive supplies eBooks, audiobooks, music and streaming video to 30,000 libraries, schools and retailers worldwide.
buyer: Rakuten Inc. (TSE:4755:$13,427.32)
Rakuten, Inc. is one of the world's leading Internet services companies. They provide a variety of products and services for consumers and businesses, with a focus on e-commerce, finance, and digital content. "
target parent: Insight Venture Partners
target: OverDrive Inc.
OverDrive Inc. is the leading global digital distribution platform, supplying the industry's largest catalog of eBooks, audiobooks, music and streaming video to 30,000 libraries, schools and retailers worldwide.
price ($mm)
$410
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$25
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16.4x
closed 3/3/2014 via Market Wire

OverDrive Inc., acquired TeachersNotebook.com

synopsis: OverDrive announced that it has acquired TeachersNotebook.com, a leading online marketplace for teacher-created curriculum materials for K-12 education. TeachersNotebook.com enables teachers to not only browse free and low-cost instructional resources, but also to create their own "shop" where others may purchase their original materials.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: OverDrive Inc.
OverDrive is a leading full-service digital distributor of eBooks, audiobooks, and other digital content. We deliver secure management, DRM protection, and download fulfillment services for publishers, libraries, schools, and retailers--serving millions of end users globally. "
target: TeachersNotebook.com
Teachers Notebook hosts an online venue where teacher shopkeepers share and sell hand-crafted, classroom tested resources with their peers. The site gives an educator access to instructional materials at a reasonable price, saving an enormous amount of time and money.
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closed 3/5/2012 via Company Press Release

OverDrive Inc., acquired Booki.sh

synopsis: OverDrive, Inc., announced it has acquired Australian ebook company Booki.sh. Booki.sh is the developer of a cloud-based platform for distributing, selling and reading popular ebooks from anywhere and on any device with a modern web browser.
buyer: OverDrive Inc.
OverDrive is a leading full-service digital distributor of eBooks, audiobooks, and other digital content. We deliver secure management, DRM protection, and download fulfillment services for publishers, libraries, schools, and retailers--serving millions of end users globally. "
target parent: Inventive Labs Pty Ltd.
target: Booki.sh
Booki.sh is an immersive reading environment. Booki.sh is a complete web-based platform for distributing, selling and reading ebooks that is simple to use on any device with a modern web browser. Booki.sh is your own ebook library in the cloud, accessible from anywhere and almost anything.
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announced 12/24/2019 via BusinessWire

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., will acquire OverDrive Inc.

synopsis: KKR, a leading global investment firm, announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire OverDrive, Inc., the leading digital reading platform for libraries and schools, from Rakuten USA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rakuten, Inc.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$20,635.61)
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity, growth equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate and credit, with strategic manager partnerships that manage hedge funds. "
target parent: Rakuten Inc.
target: OverDrive Inc.
OverDrive Inc. is the leading global digital distribution platform, supplying the industry's largest catalog of eBooks, audiobooks, music and streaming video to 30,000 libraries, schools and retailers worldwide.
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announced 3/19/2015 via BusinessWire

Rakuten Inc., will acquire OverDrive Inc.

synopsis: Rakuten, Inc., one of the world’s largest Internet services companies, announced it has agreed to fully acquire OverDrive Inc., a leading eBook and audiobook content marketplace and sharing economy pioneer. Overdrive supplies eBooks, audiobooks, music and streaming video to 30,000 libraries, schools and retailers worldwide.
buyer: Rakuten Inc. (TSE:4755:$13,427.32)
Rakuten, Inc. is one of the world's leading Internet services companies. They provide a variety of products and services for consumers and businesses, with a focus on e-commerce, finance, and digital content. "
target parent: Insight Venture Partners
target: OverDrive Inc.
OverDrive Inc. is the leading global digital distribution platform, supplying the industry's largest catalog of eBooks, audiobooks, music and streaming video to 30,000 libraries, schools and retailers worldwide.
price ($mm)
$410
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$25
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16.4x

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