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Graduate Management Admission Council, acquired BusinessBecause

synopsis: The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), a nonprofit association of leading global business schools, has acquired UK-based BusinessBecause, a company publishing online daily business school news, applicant advice and career inspiration for a global audience of future business leaders.
buyer: Graduate Management Admission Council
The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) is a global, non-profit association of 223 leading graduate business schools. They advance the art and science of admissions by convening and representing the industry and offering best-in-class products and services for schools and students. "
target: BusinessBecause
UK-based BusinessBecause publishes online daily business school news, applicant advice and career inspiration for a global audience of future business leaders.
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closed 1/12/2022 via PR Newswire

Times Higher Education, acquired Inside Higher Ed

synopsis: THE (Times Higher Education), the world's leading provider of higher education data and insights, is delighted to have completed the acquisition of Inside Higher Ed, the U.S. provider of news, analysis and solutions for universities and colleges.
buyer parent: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
buyer: Times Higher Education
Times Higher Education (THE) is the world leader in university data, rankings and content, with institutions, academics, students, industry and governments utilising the information to gain insight, inform strategic priorities, benchmark, assess and select higher education institutions. "
target: Inside Higher Ed
Inside Higher Ed is a U.S. provider of news, analysis and solutions for universities and colleges. Inside Higher Ed, founded in 2004, reaches an annual audience of 25 million, consisting primarily of higher education professionals in the U.S.
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closed 2/9/2022 via Company Press Release

Inova Software SA, acquired IN-PART Publishing Ltd.

synopsis: Inova has acquired IN-PART, a digital matchmaking platform dedicated to academia-industry collaboration. IN-PART develops curated digital solutions that drive impact from research by simplifying the initial connection between teams in academia and industry across all sectors.
buyer: Inova Software SA
Inova is a cloud-based solution aimed at helping life science companies locate and manage their biopharma opportunities more efficiently. It offers a platform for partnering events, secure licensing and collaboration opportunities, and successful deal-making and alliance management. "
target: IN-PART Publishing Ltd.
IN-PART provides digital matchmaking platforms for teams in academia and industry striving for greater positive impact through collaboration. Launched in 2014, IN-PART has offices in Sheffield and London, with a team primarily from STEM backgrounds, who manage and curate their platforms.
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closed 7/26/2007 via BusinessWire

PlattForm Holdings, Inc., acquired Zuma, LLC

synopsis: PlattForm Holdings, Inc., a leading Internet marketing and enrollment solutions provider to the post-secondary education industry,has acquired Zuma, LLC. Zuma is the publisher of www.BeautySchoolsDirectory.com, a recruitment and enrollment lead generation company for the cosmetology school industry.
buyer parent: Arlington Capital Partners
buyer: PlattForm Holdings, Inc.
PlattForm is a full-service marketing and advertising agency offering enrollment solutions for the education industry and the military. Since 1989, we have continued in our commitment to set the standard for excellence in these industries. "
target: Zuma, LLC
Zuma is the publisher of www.BeautySchoolsDirectory.com, a recruitment and enrollment lead generation company for the cosmetology school industry.
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closed 5/23/2006 via Company Press Release

Halyard Capital, acquired Educational Directories Unlimited, Inc.

synopsis: Halyard Capital, a New York-based private equity fund, announced that it has acquired a majority interest in Educational Directories Unlimited, Inc. (EDU) and committed a significant investment to accelerate the Company's current growth and market leading position.
buyer: Halyard Capital
Halyard is a private equity fund with $350 million of capital under management focused on investing in media, communications and business services companies. The Fund specializes in middle-market leveraged buyouts, growth equity and structured equity investments. "
target: Educational Directories Unlimited, Inc.
Educational Directories Unlimited (EDU) is a leading provider of online directories serving the higher education industry. The Company's industry leading Web sites include www.GradSchools.com, www.StudyAbroad.com and www.IIEPassport.org.
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closed 10/19/2022 via BNC Analysis

Belong Education, acquired InternIn

synopsis: Belong Education has announced the acquisition of InternIn, a Pune-based Intern Hiring platform in a cash and stock deal. Founded in 2020 by Harshal Fuse, with the goal of enabling students and professionals to connect to companies, InternIn is India's second-largest internship portal, connecting students & professionals with companies.
buyer: Belong Education
Based in India, Belong Education fosters global early talent curated to the needs of its clients. Access job ready talent in under 30 minutes through a free partnership. "
target: InternIn
Founded in 2020 by Harshal Fuse, with the goal of enabling students and professionals to connect to companies, InternIn is India's second-largest internship portal, connecting students & professionals with companies, developing a unified platform for corporate engagement.
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closed 9/22/2022 via BNC Analysis

JobTeaser, acquired Graduateland

synopsis: JobTeaser, the European leader in the recruitment and guidance of young talent, has acquired Graduateland, Europe's largest career network for students and graduates. Graduateland offers a much-needed service of international career opportunities and, working together with key universities the network, acts as a one-stop-shop for university talent.
buyer: JobTeaser
JobTeaser is the European leader in the recruitment and guidance of young talent. JobTeaser offers an internship and job search platform for students and young graduates. Their platform offers jobs in various industries and roles, including banking, construction, retail, IT, healthcare, and more. "
target: Graduateland
Graduateland is Europe's largest career network for students and graduates. Graduateland offers a much-needed service of international career opportunities and, working together with key universities the network, acts as a one-stop-shop for university talent.
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announced 9/15/2022 via Company Press Release

i-plug Inc., will acquire Maximise Co., Ltd.

synopsis: i-plug, a Japanese company that operates job hunting platforms, will acquire Maximise Co., Ltd., a Japanese job hunting website. Maximise operates a job hunting website that features articles and events to help university students find jobs. They also offer a social app that allows users to ask questions about job hunting.
buyer: i-plug Inc. (TSE:4177:$21.23)
i-plug is a Japanese company that operates job hunting platforms. i-plug's OfferBox is a website that helps students to find and receive job offers. The platform features over 11,900 companies looking for graduates. They also operate PaceBox, a site that helps people to find or change jobs. "
target: Maximise Co., Ltd.
Maximise is a Japanese company that aims to maximise the potential of individuals and organizations. Maximise operates a job hunting website that features articles and events to help university students find jobs. They also offer a social app that allows users to ask questions about job hunting.
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closed 7/14/2021 via PR Web

WayUp merged with Yello,

synopsis: WayUp, the leading online job marketplace exclusively for U.S. college students and recent grads, has merged with Yello, the leader in early talent and campus recruitment. The combination of these industry-leading solutions will help recruiters power up their diversity candidate pool for physical and virtual recruiting.
buyer: Yello
Yello’s early talent acquisition platform allows the world’s leading brands to deliver personalized candidate experiences, resulting in quality hires and faster fills. As the thought leader in campus recruitment, Yello provides services to companies of all sizes in over 150 countries. "
target: WayUp
WayUp is the leading online job marketplace exclusively for U.S. college students and recent grads. Launched in 2014, WayUp is the only site where employers can post a job to a targeted (and filtered) audience of students at any U.S. college.
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closed 6/16/2021 via BNC Analysis

Liquid Friday Ltd., acquired Stride Talent

synopsis: Liquid Friday, a provider of umbrella and contract support services in the UK, has acquired Stride, a job search platform in the UK that connects graduates to jobs at fast-growing startups. Stride helps graduates to be discovered by ambitious companies and get hand-picked for jobs based on their passion and skill.
buyer: Liquid Friday Ltd.
Liquid Friday is a provider of umbrella and contract support services in the UK. Liquid Friday aims to make life easier, safer and more rewarding for contractors. The company offers workers with a wide range of specialist skills for temporary assignments and projects. "
target: Stride Talent
Stride is a job search platform in the UK that connects graduates to jobs at fast-growing startups. Stride helps graduates to be discovered by ambitious companies and get hand-picked for jobs based on their passion and skill.
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closed 7/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Stone & Chalk, acquired Ribit

synopsis: Stone & Chalk, a not-for-profit technology incubator and impact network in Australia, has acquired Ribit from Data61, Australia’s leading digital research powerhouse. Ribit is a digital student job and internship matching platform in Australia. Ribit connects students with digital, STEM, research and business skills to innovative companies.
buyer: Stone & Chalk
Stone & Chalk is a not-for-profit technology incubator and impact network in Australia. Stone & Chalk has a proven track record in developing successful growth and support frameworks for emerging tech sectors. They nurture those who are seeking to solve the world's most pressing challenges. "
target parent: CSIRO
target: Ribit
Ribit is a digital student job and internship matching platform in Australia. Ribit connects students with digital, STEM, research and business skills to innovative companies. They offer students flexible options for casual, part-time, and full time jobs, as well as internships and projects.
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closed 2/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

SEEK Ltd., acquired Gradconnection

synopsis: Online jobs classifieds and services business SEEK has acquired graduate job marketplace GradConnection in a move to target young jobseekers finishing up their education. GradConnection connects university graduates with top employers since being founded in 2008.
buyer: SEEK Ltd. (SKLTF.PK:$936.33)
SEEK can help you achieve your career goals. We are Australia's most popular choice for advertisers searching for the right candidate, and job seekers looking for the right job. SEEK is owned and operated in Australia and also has offices across New Zealand and the UK. "
target: Gradconnection
GradConnection connects university graduates with top employers since being founded in 2008. GradConnection is one of the most successful graduate recruitment sites across Australia, South Africa, U.K., U.S., and Asia.
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closed 12/20/2018 via PR Newswire

Capp & Co. Limited, acquired Koru

synopsis: Capp & Co., a leader in strength-based talent assessment, announces that it has completed its acquisition of Koru Careers, Inc.'s predictive hiring business. With Koru's assessment of the Koru7™ Impact Skills and its predictive hiring platform, Capp is now able to assess a wider range of work-related strengths and predict the fit of job applicants.
buyer: Capp & Co. Limited
Capp & Co. designs new and better ways of assessing people. At the heart of their product offering is their 'Strengths' methodology' developed by their CEO Alex Linley, an expert in the field of Positive Psychology. Capp works with clients across the entire candidate and employee life cycle. "
target: Koru
Koru is the leader in predictive hiring based on what really drives performance. Based on the Koru7™Impact Skills and using its predictive hiring platform, Koru identifies the predictors of performance and develops models to assess fit of applicants in jobs.
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closed 8/7/2018 via BusinessWire

Symplicity Corporation, acquired Contratanet

synopsis: Symplicity Corporation, a provider of SaaS-based solutions for colleges and graduate school programs, has acquired Contratanet, a network of career portals for jobs and internships in Brazil. Contratanet connects higher education institutions, companies, candidates and portal partners to bring together quality opportunities and professionals.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: Symplicity Corporation
Symplicity sells SaaS-based solutions to over 1,200 colleges and graduate school programs that help manage all aspects of a student’s life on campus, including career services, academics, behavioral intervention, and student conduct. "
target: Contratanet
Contratanet is the largest integrated network of job portals for jobs and internships in Brazil. Their technology connects higher education institutions, companies, candidates and portal partners to bring together quality opportunities and professionals.
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closed 5/17/2017 via BNC Analysis

AlmaMapper, acquired VibrantMinds Technologies

synopsis: Ahmedabad-based AlmaMapper, a free utility platform that connects teachers, campuses and students, has acquired VibrantMinds Technologies, a company that operates a recruitment platform which helps employers and candidates to connect with each other. They provide services such as campus hiring, talent evaluation, and resume building.
buyer: AlmaMapper
Ahmedabad-based AlmaMapper is a free utility platform that connects teachers, campuses and students. The utilities it provides include discovery of campuses, alumni, notes, courses, events, jobs and internships to more than 800,000 students registered on the platform. "
target: VibrantMinds Technologies
VibrantMinds Technologies operates a recruitment platform which helps employers and candidates to connect with each other. They provide services such as campus hiring, talent evaluation, and resume building. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Pune, India.
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announced 2/17/2017 via PR Newswire

WayUp, will acquire LookSharp

synopsis: WayUp and Looksharp announced a definitive agreement for WayUp to acquire Looksharp. The acquisition will create the most advanced job marketplace that will help every college student and recent grad find the right job or internship. LookSharp helps every student launch their career and helps employers discover the best talent.
buyer: WayUp
WayUp is the leading online job marketplace exclusively for U.S. college students and recent grads. Launched in September 2014, WayUp is the only site where employers can post a job to a targeted (and filtered) audience of students at any U.S. college. "
target: LookSharp
LookSharp helps every student launch their career and helps employers discover the best talent. LookSharp allows employers to access in-depth college hiring resources, post internships and entry-level jobs, and search the online profiles of over half a million students to find the best talent.
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closed 12/23/2015 via BNC Analysis

Aspiring Minds, acquired LetsIntern Career Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Gurgaon-based skills assessment company Aspiring Minds has acquired LetsIntern.com, a web and mobile platform to discover internships. The LetsIntern platform, run by Letsintern Career Solutions Pvt Ltd, has a network of 4 million students and more than 22,000 organisations.
buyer: Aspiring Minds
Aspiring Minds offers employability assessments, connecting talent, talent benchmarking and analytics to information technology, small & medium enterprises, hospitality, banking, financial services and insurance, knowledge process outsourcing and information technology enabled services. "
target: LetsIntern Career Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
Founded in 2010, LetsIntern is a web and mobile platform where all forms of student opportunities (Internships, Virtual Internships, Brand Evangelists, Volunteer Opportunities, Tasks and Full time jobs) are facilitated through meaningful connections with organizations.
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closed 7/8/2015 via Company Press Release

CharityVillage Ltd., acquired Talent Egg Inc.

synopsis: CharityVillage, Canada’s leading online resource and job board for the nonprofit sector announced that they have acquired TalentEgg, Canada’s leading job board and online career resource for students and recent graduates.
buyer: CharityVillage Ltd.
CharityVillage is Canada’s leading online resource and job board for the nonprofit sector. CharityVillage is visited over 9 million times each year and its pages are viewed 60 million times. "
target: Talent Egg Inc.
TalentEgg is Canada's leading job board and online career website for students and recent graduates. For an employer or educator looking to reach students and recent graduates, there is no better place to broadcast recruitment messages.
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closed 10/2/2014 via PR Newswire

Chegg, Inc., acquired Internships.com

synopsis: Chegg, Inc. (CHGG), the Student Hub, announced it has acquired Internships.com, a division of CareerArc Group LLC. The world's largest student-focused internship marketplace, Internships.com, will add 2 million registered students, 380 university relationships, and 90,000 internships from 60,000 companies to the Chegg Career Center.
buyer: Chegg, Inc. (CHGG:$774.52)
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 parent: CareerArc Group
target: Internships.com
Internships.com is the world's largest student-focused internship marketplace. Internships.com provides a wide variety of interactive, world-class tools and services to enable every student, employer and educator to better understand and optimize internship opportunities.
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closed 1/31/2013 via Market Wire

Readyforce, acquired Umeqo

synopsis: Readyforce, the leading career network for college students, has acquired Umeqo, the MIT student-built, student-run platform that connects Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) students with prospective employers.
buyer: Readyforce
Readyforce, the leading career network for college students, is the easiest way for students to launch amazing careers. Readyforce network connects students to influential business leaders, powerful campus programs, engaging networking events, and exciting jobs and internships. "
target: Umeqo
Umeqo is a recruiting resource for students and employers to discover one another by leveraging the familiar paradigms of resumes and events. The platform empowers employers to easily filter and search student profiles, create resume books, reach out to candidates, and post and manage campus events.
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closed 4/10/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Graduate Management Admission Council, acquired BusinessBecause

synopsis: The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), a nonprofit association of leading global business schools, has acquired UK-based BusinessBecause, a company publishing online daily business school news, applicant advice and career inspiration for a global audience of future business leaders.
buyer: Graduate Management Admission Council
The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) is a global, non-profit association of 223 leading graduate business schools. They advance the art and science of admissions by convening and representing the industry and offering best-in-class products and services for schools and students. "
target: BusinessBecause
UK-based BusinessBecause publishes online daily business school news, applicant advice and career inspiration for a global audience of future business leaders.
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closed 4/10/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Graduate Management Admission Council, acquired BusinessBecause

synopsis: The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), a nonprofit association of leading global business schools, has acquired UK-based BusinessBecause, a company publishing online daily business school news, applicant advice and career inspiration for a global audience of future business leaders.
buyer: Graduate Management Admission Council
The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) is a global, non-profit association of 223 leading graduate business schools. They advance the art and science of admissions by convening and representing the industry and offering best-in-class products and services for schools and students. "
target: BusinessBecause
UK-based BusinessBecause publishes online daily business school news, applicant advice and career inspiration for a global audience of future business leaders.
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