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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 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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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 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 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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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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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.
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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:$24,242.24)
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.
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closed 3/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Academia de Código, acquired Codeplace

synopsis: Academia de Código, a company in Portugal that teaches children and young unemployed people how to code, has acquired Codeplace, a company that helps people learn web development from scratch by having them build 4 online businesses. Their online platform features over 140 video lectures and helps users learn Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, and more.
buyer: Academia de Código
Academia de Código is a company in Portugal that operates boot camps to teach children and young unemployed people how to code. Their students will experience the latest web and mobile software production techniques and accelerate their development skills by using the latest frameworks available. "
target: Codeplace
Codeplace helps people learn web development from scratch by having them build 4 online businesses in 3 months. Their online platform features over 140 video lectures and helps users learn Ruby on Rails, HTML & CSS, JavaScript, database architecture, and Bootstrap.
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closed 12/5/2017 via BusinessWire

Thinkful, Inc., acquired Viking Code School and The Odin Project

synopsis: Thinkful, the school which provides 1-on-1 learning of web development and data science with industry experts, announced that it has acquired both the Viking Code School and The Odin Project, companies that offer online web development programs and training.
buyer: 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."
target: Viking Code School and The Odin Project
Viking Education runs an intensive online web development and job placement apprenticeship program which turns talented students from all backgrounds into world class web developers. The Odin Project is an open source online curriculum for learning web development.
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announced 2/24/2021 via BNC Analysis

Ataa Educational Company, will acquire Arabian Education and Training Group

synopsis: Ataa Educational Company, an educational company in Saudi Arabia, will acquire the Arabian Education and Training Group Co. (AETG), a company in Saudi Arabia that provides training for English, IT, management, and soft-skills. AETG provides training services through their subsidiaries, which include Al manahij Schools, PeoplePlus KSA, and more.
buyer: Ataa Educational Company (SASE:4292:$84.39)
Ataa Educational Company is one of the largest educational companies in Saudi Arabia. Ataa Educational Company operates private schools in seven locations around the Riyadh area. Their schools provide high quality education services to over 26,000 students. "
target: Arabian Education and Training Group
The Arabian Education and Training Group (AETG) is a company in Saudi Arabia that provides training for English, IT, management, and soft-skills. AETG provides training services through their subsidiaries. Their companies include Al manahij Schools, PeoplePlus KSA, NABA, and more.
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closed 10/6/2016 via Company Press Release

Australian College of Training and Employment, acquired DDLS

synopsis: Australian vocational education provider, the Australian College of Training and Employment (ACTE) Group has acquired DDLS, Australia’s leading, trusted ICT training partner, as both organisations look to expand and strengthen their positions in the fast growing ICT industry.
buyer: Australian College of Training and Employment
The Australian College of Training and Employment (ACTE) was established in 2006 to provide every Australian with the opportunity to transform their life through education. "
target parent: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
target: DDLS
With over 20 years experience DDLS is the Australian leader in IT Technical Training, Certification and Professional Development, enabling their customers to successfully deploy technology, effectively manage processes and deliver quality service.
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closed 10/1/2014 via BusinessWire

Kuepa, acquired Cedumec

synopsis: Kuepa.com has acquired Cedumec, one of Latin America’s workforce development schools, which provides courses and other educational programs for adults in Mexico City. Cedumec provides training in computer science, computer assembly and repair, English language, and CENEVAL, a standardized test for adults who wish to validate high school studies.
buyer: Kuepa
Kuepa provides workforce development blended and online learning solutions to adults throughout Latin America. Through its proprietary platform and blended learning content, Kuepa has trained over 30,000 students since its founding three years ago. "
target: Cedumec
Cedumec is an institution with over 30 years of experience in providing quality education for adults. It provides training in computer science, computer assembly and repair, English language, and CENEVAL, a standardized test for adults who wish to validate high school studies.
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closed 7/31/2011 via BusinessWire

NH United, LLC, acquired United Training, Inc.

synopsis: NH United, LLC (previously known as NH Northeast), a technology training and education business, has acquired United Training, Inc., a consortium of independently owned and operated IT training centers from around North America. This acquisition integrates a major competitor with multiple key global customer relationships.
buyer parent: O2 Investment Partners, LLC
buyer: NH United, LLC
NH United, formerly NH Northeast, provides IT training, desktop applications, and business skills training for companies and individuals. Its technical training services include Cisco, Citrix, CompTIA, Intel, ITIL, Linux, Microsoft technical, Oracle, security, storage, and more. "
target: United Training, Inc.
United Training is a consortium of independently owned and operated Information Technology training centers from around North America. United Training's member companies are committed to training excellence, growing the IT marketplace, and the career development of each student.
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closed 1/5/2010 via Capital IQ

BC Partners, acquired ATI Enterprises, Inc.

synopsis: BC Partners has acquired ATI Holding Company. ATI operates vocational schools and training centers in Texas, Florida, Arizona and New Mexico.
buyer: BC Partners
BC Partners is a leading private equity firm that has played an active role in the development of the large buy-out market for 20 years. The firm operates as an integrated team through its offices in Europe and America. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: ATI Enterprises, Inc.
ATI offers specialized training to students in the automotive, IT, and healthcare industries. ATI Enterprises operates vocational schools and training centers in Texas, Florida, Arizona and New Mexico.
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announced 1/4/2007 via PR Newswire

China Education Alliance, Inc., will acquire Harbin Compass Vocational Training School

synopsis: China Education Alliance, Inc, one of China's leading e-learning and online education enterprises, reported that its subsidiary, Harbin Zhong He Education Training Center, reached an agreement to acquire all of the physical and intangible assets of Harbin Compass Vocational Training School.
buyer: China Education Alliance, Inc. (CEU:$46.27)
China Education Alliance, Inc.'s strategy is to provide high-quality online educational services including: exam preparation outside the centralized Key High Schools, vocational training for graduates and continued professional development training. "
target: Harbin Compass Vocational Training School
The Harbin Compass Vocational Training School (CVTS), is the exclusive educational training partner of Beida Qingniao APTECH IT Co., Ltd., within the Heilongjiang Province of China.
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closed 8/29/2018 via Company Press Release

The Flatiron School, acquired Designation

synopsis: WeWork’s Flatiron School, the coding boot camp, has acquired Designation, the leading immersive digital design program. Over 12 at-home weeks and 12 in-person weeks, designers learn the full stack of design skills—UX, IxD, and UI; research, practice, and presentation—then put those skills to work for real-world clients and portfolio creation.
buyer parent: WeWork Management LLC
buyer: The Flatiron School
Flatiron School trains passionate, creative people in web and mobile development. It’s their goal to show students that programming is more than the mechanics of writing code or a route to a fulfilling career. "
target: Designation
Designation is the leading immersive digital design program. Over 12 at-home weeks and 12 in-person weeks, designers learn the full stack of design skills—UX, IxD, and UI; research, practice, and presentation—then put those skills to work for real-world clients and portfolio creation.
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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 12/21/2020 via GlobeNewswire

RedTeam, acquired FieldLens

synopsis: RedTeam, a cloud-based construction management platform for commercial contractors, announced it has acquired the Fieldlens mobile field management software application for the construction industry. It is a mobile plan markup tool that allows construction professionals to document conversations, punch list items, project updates and more.
buyer: RedTeam
RedTeam Software offers the most comprehensive cloud-based solution for construction project and accounting management. With intuitive social design interface and real-time updates, RedTeam enables construction and accounting teams to collaborate effectively online at all stages of a project. "
target parent: WeWork
target: FieldLens
FieldLens is a cloud-based project management solution designed for professional construction builders. Its features include assigning tasks, posting updates on social media platforms and tracking manpower progress, resources and equipment.
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closed 3/30/2020 via PR Newswire

AlleyCorp, acquired Meetup Inc.

synopsis: NEW YORK, March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Meetup, one of the world's first social media platforms and the only one dedicated to groups that meet in-person or online during times of crisis, today announced that the company has been acquired. The consortium of investors is led by Kevin Ryan's AlleyCorp and includes mission-driven private funds and acc
buyer: AlleyCorp
AlleyCorp is a firm dedicated to founding and funding companies in New York City. The firm has helped build some of New York’s most successful technology companies, including DoubleClick, Gilt Groupe, and Business Insider. AlleyCorp invests in early-stage companies across consumer and enterprise. "
target parent: WeWork
target: Meetup Inc.
Meetup is the leading social media platform dedicated to connecting people in person or online during times of crisis. From professional networking to coding workshops, people use Meetup to meet new people in real life who share those same passions or professional aspirations.
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closed 3/3/2020 via BusinessWire

Eden Technologies, Inc., acquired Managed by Q

synopsis: Eden, the leading workplace platform, has acquired Managed by Q, a workplace management platform that helps companies design, build, staff, and manage their workplaces, from WeWork. The acquisition is part of Eden's focus to help companies seamlessly run and scale their offices through workflow software and a marketplace of facilities services.
buyer: Eden Technologies, Inc.
Eden is a leading workplace platform, making it easier for companies to run their offices. Using Eden’s platform, facilities or workplace managers receive bids for any requested service, consolidated billing, service partner communication tools, and access to Eden’s ticketing & work-order software. "
target parent: WeWork
target: Managed by Q
Managed by Q is a workplace management platform. The platform helps companies design, build, staff, and manage their workplaces and workloads by connecting office teams through its software solutions.
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closed 1/22/2020 via PR Newswire

iOffice, Inc., acquired Teem

synopsis: iOFFICE, the industry leader in next-generation workplace experience and asset management solutions, announced it has acquired Teem. Teem provides enterprises with space scheduling and management, workplace analytics, building and campus wayfinding, and visitor management.
buyer parent: Waud Capital Partners, LLC
buyer: iOffice, Inc.
iOFFICE is the leader in digital workplace experience solutions. iOFFICE provides enterprise workplace leaders with the SaaS platform, mobile tools and analytics to simplify facility management, empower employees and increase workplace productivity. "
target parent: WeWork
target: Teem
Teem provides enterprises with space scheduling and management, workplace analytics, building and campus wayfinding, and visitor management to help cultivate workplaces that fuel productivity, efficiency, and creativity.
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closed 7/10/2019 via Company Press Release

WeWork, acquired Prolific Interactive

synopsis: Prolific Interactive, a mobile-focused product agency with a strategy-driven, user-centered approach, has been acquired by WeWork, a global network offering space, community, and physical and virtual services to enable companies to grow together.
buyer: WeWork
WeWork is a global network offering space, community, and physical and virtual services to enable companies to grow together. Their workspace design features private offices for beautiful, collaborative workspaces and provide infrastructure, services, events, and tech. "
target: Prolific Interactive
Prolific Interactive is a mobile-focused product agency with offices in Brooklyn, San Francisco, and Durham. With a strategy-driven, user-centered approach, Prolific creates mobile products for leading brands like WeWork, HBO and American Express.
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closed 6/26/2019 via Company Press Release

WeWork, acquired Waltz

synopsis: WeWork, a global network offering space, community, and physical and virtual services to enable companies to grow together, has acquired Waltz, a mobile application that provides a secure, advance, and interactive building access system on the market.
buyer: WeWork
WeWork is a global network offering space, community, and physical and virtual services to enable companies to grow together. Their workspace design features private offices for beautiful, collaborative workspaces and provide infrastructure, services, events, and tech. "
target: Waltz
Waltz is a mobile application that provides a secure, advance, and interactive building access system on the market. Users are able to link multiple buildings together, generate ad revenue, consolidate credentials, and reserve building amenities.
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closed 4/3/2019 via BNC Analysis

WeWork, acquired Managed by Q

synopsis: Managed by Q, the office management platform based out of New York, has been acquired by WeWork. Managed by Q was founded in 2014 with a plan to change the way that offices run. The platform allowed office managers to handle supply stocking, cleaning, IT support and other non-work related tasks by simply using the Managed by Q dashboard.
buyer: WeWork
WeWork is a global network offering space, community, and physical and virtual services to enable companies to grow together. Their workspace design features private offices for beautiful, collaborative workspaces and provide infrastructure, services, events, and tech. "
target: Managed by Q
Managed by Q was founded in 2014 with a plan to change the way that offices run. The platform allowed office managers and other decision-makers to handle supply stocking, cleaning, IT support and other non-work related tasks in the office by simply using the Managed by Q dashboard.
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closed 2/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

WeWork, acquired Euclid Analytics, Inc.

synopsis: WeWork, a global network offering space, community, and physical and virtual services to enable companies to grow together, has acquired Euclid, a data platform that tracks the identity and behavior of people in the physical world.
buyer: WeWork
WeWork is a global network offering space, community, and physical and virtual services to enable companies to grow together. Their workspace design features private offices for beautiful, collaborative workspaces and provide infrastructure, services, events, and tech. "
target: Euclid Analytics, Inc.
Euclid is a leading spatial-analytics platform. Since its founding, Euclid’s San Francisco-based team has built a proprietary analytic offering that uses WiFi signals to understand how space is used without the installation of any additional hardware.
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closed 9/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

WeWork, acquired Teem

synopsis: WeWork, a co-working unicorn famous for its fundraising, odd financials, and impressive valuation has acquired Teem, a startup that helps firms organize their meeting rooms. Teems is a software play that places digital interfaces around offices, tied to meeting spaces, allowing employees to manage their physical spaces without shouting.
buyer: WeWork
WeWork is a global network offering space, community, and physical and virtual services to enable companies to grow together. Their workspace design features private offices for beautiful, collaborative workspaces and provide infrastructure, services, events, and tech. "
target: Teem
The Teem WX Platform is a cloud-based software that helps organizations take control of the modern workplace and foster a more engaging and efficient environment. By integrating dynamic employee tools with existing office technologies, their WX platform creates a seamless experience.
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closed 8/29/2018 via Company Press Release

The Flatiron School, acquired Designation

synopsis: WeWork’s Flatiron School, the coding boot camp, has acquired Designation, the leading immersive digital design program. Over 12 at-home weeks and 12 in-person weeks, designers learn the full stack of design skills—UX, IxD, and UI; research, practice, and presentation—then put those skills to work for real-world clients and portfolio creation.
buyer parent: WeWork Management LLC
buyer: The Flatiron School
Flatiron School trains passionate, creative people in web and mobile development. It’s their goal to show students that programming is more than the mechanics of writing code or a route to a fulfilling career. "
target: Designation
Designation is the leading immersive digital design program. Over 12 at-home weeks and 12 in-person weeks, designers learn the full stack of design skills—UX, IxD, and UI; research, practice, and presentation—then put those skills to work for real-world clients and portfolio creation.
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closed 3/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

WeWork Management LLC, acquired Conductor

synopsis: Shared work space giant WeWork has acquired Conductor, a marketing services company that analyzes online search data and helps companies create content based on what people are looking for. Conductor offers Conductor Searchlight, which marketers use to garner insights about potential customers before they begin creating marketing content.
buyer: WeWork Management LLC
WeWork offers shared work spaces in more than 20 locations across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. 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: Conductor
Conductor is a marketing services company that analyzes online search data and helps companies create content based on what people are looking for. Conductor offers Conductor Searchlight, which marketers use to garner insights about potential customers before they begin creating marketing content.
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closed 11/28/2017 via Company Press Release

WeWork Management LLC, acquired Meetup Inc.

synopsis: WeWork announced that it has acquired Meetup Inc. MeetUp Inc. owns and operates a social networking platform that provides local groups with various resources to organize groups and create a network. Meetup helps people find others who share their interest or cause, and form lasting local community groups that regularly meet face-to-face.
buyer: WeWork Management LLC
WeWork is a global network of workspaces. 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: Meetup Inc.
MeetUp Inc. owns and operates a social networking platform that provides local groups with various resources to organize groups and create a network. Meetup helps people find others who share their interest or cause, and form lasting local community groups that regularly meet face-to-face.
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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 8/16/2017 via Company Press Release

WeWork Management LLC, acquired Unomy

synopsis: WeWork is thrilled to announce that they are acquiring Unomy, an Israeli sales and marketing intelligence platform that helps businesses connect with new customers. For WeWork, Unomy’s platform will become the backbone of their growing internal sales platform.
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: Unomy
Unomy is an Israeli sales and marketing intelligence platform that helps businesses connect with new customers. Unomy's clients can easily learn and understand their prospects and customers, talk to the right people, be relevant and stay relevant, every single time.
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closed 6/21/2017 via Company Press Release

WeWork Management LLC, acquired FieldLens

synopsis: Fieldlens has been acquired by WeWork. Fieldlens takes chatter from field crews and instantly turns it into actionable project insights. It monitors what each team member needs to do when and reminds them at appropriate times, and it gives decision makers a bird’s-eye view of projects without stepping on-site.
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: FieldLens
Fieldlens takes chatter from field crews and instantly turns it into actionable project insights. It monitors what each team member needs to do when and reminds them at appropriate times, and it gives decision makers a bird’s-eye view of projects without stepping on-site.
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closed 3/18/2016 via BNC Analysis

WeWork Management LLC, acquired Welkio, Inc.

synopsis: WeWork, the co-working space headquartered in New York, has acquired Welkio, a digital sign-in system for guests at an office. Welkio uses an iPad to take down a visitor's first and last name, phone number, and the company they work for, along with taking a pic and taking down the name of the person they are visiting.
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 parent: Hathway Inc.
target: Welkio, Inc.
Welkio is a mobile visitor platform that allows offices to collect and store names, emails, photos and signatures for legal agreements--all with an easy-to-use tablet interface. Founded in San Luis Obispo, Welkio is the fast, modern and friendly way to welcome and keep track of visitors.
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closed 8/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

CoWrks, acquired The Uncube

synopsis: Coworking operator CoWrks announced the acquisition of The UnCube, a company that provides coworking space for professionals on transit by partnering with restaurants and cafes. It has 2,500 members working across 200 locations in seven cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Pune, Indore, and Chandigarh.
buyer: CoWrks
CoWrks is a network of coworking spaces where a curated community of likeminded individuals come together to work, connect, collaborate, inspire and get inspired. They are based in India. "
target: The Uncube
Founded in 2017, The UnCube provides coworking space for professionals on transit by partnering with restaurants and cafes. It has 2,500 members working across 200 locations in seven cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Pune, Indore, and Chandigarh.
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closed 2/26/2020 via Company Press Release

Blackstone Group LP, acquired iQ Student Accommodation

synopsis: Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division and the Wellcome Trust announced the sale of iQ Student Accommodation (“iQ”) to Blackstone. iQ is one of the UK’s leading providers of Purpose Built Student Accommodation. iQ’s portfolio of purpose-built assets is concentrated in London, where iQ is the largest owner of student accommodation.
buyer: Blackstone Group LP (BX:$17,325.04)
Blackstone is one of the world's leading investment firms. Their asset management businesses, with over $450 billion in assets under management, include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds. "
target parent: Goldman Sachs & Co.
target: iQ Student Accommodation
Based in the UK, iQ Student Accommodation provides the best home-from-home environment from which 28,000 university students can confidently make the most of the opportunities open to them. iQ’s portfolio is concentrated in London - where it is the largest owner of student accommodation.
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