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closed 12/7/2020 via BNC Analysis

LEAD School, acquired QuizNext

synopsis: LEAD School, a leading education technology company in India, has acquired QuizNext, a student assessment and practice platform in India. QuizNext is a gamified practice app that offers AI based practice quizzes for CBSE and ICSE students for grade 6-10th.
buyer: LEAD School
LEAD School is a leading education technology company in India. LEAD School offers an integrated system that aims to revolutionalise every child’s learning experience. Their system enables schools to deliver uninterrupted excellent learning, both online and in school. "
target: QuizNext
QuizNext is a student assessment and practice platform in India. QuizNext is a gamified practice app that offers AI based practice quizzes for CBSE and ICSE students for grade 6-10th. The app provides personalized recommendations to drive students to practice three times a day.
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closed 11/15/2022 via PR Newswire

Achieve Partners, acquired MasteryPrep

synopsis: Achieve Partners announced its acquisition of MasteryPrep, which works with hundreds of school districts around the country to level the playing field on college readiness and end-of-course exams. MasteryPrep provides assessment support and professional development focused on supporting underserved schools and districts.
buyer: Achieve Partners
Achieve Partners is engineering the future of learning and earning by investing in cutting-edge technologies and novel business models to bolster skill development and secure the future of work for millions of Americans. "
target: MasteryPrep
MasteryPrep provides mastery-based college readiness services and resources preparing students for the SAT, ACT, TSIA-2, EOC, and WorkKeys tests. MasteryPrep provides assessment support and professional development focused on supporting underserved schools and districts.
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closed 7/16/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Showbie, acquired Socrative

synopsis: Showbie, a classroom workflow app with millions of users around the globe, has acquired Socrative from MasteryConnect. Socrative is a classroom app for fun, effective classroom engagement. No matter where or how instructors teach, Socrative allows teachers to instantly connect with students as learning happens.
buyer: Showbie
Showbie is a classroom workflow app with millions of users around the globe. Founded in 2012, Showbie’s mission is to build tools to help teachers and students everywhere be more productive and creative in the paperless classroom. "
target parent: MasteryConnect
target: Socrative
Socrative is a classroom app for fun, effective classroom engagement. No matter where or how instructors teach, Socrative allows teachers to instantly connect with students as learning happens.
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closed 4/23/2020 via PR Web

Thinkster, acquired SelectQ Corporation

synopsis: Thinkster, the world leader in AI-driven Math tutoring for Kindergarten to 8th grade, has acquired SelectQ Corporation, an AI-driven educational technology platform. SelectQ offers quizzes and performance-based training for SATs, tailored to the needs and understanding levels of each student.
buyer: Thinkster
Thinkster is the world leader in AI-driven Math tutoring for Kindergarten to 8th grade. Thinkster combines the power of elite human tutors with a world-class curriculum and amazing AI and data-driven approach that is hyper-personalized for each student. "
target: SelectQ Corporation
SelectQ is an AI-driven educational technology platform. SelectQ offers quizzes and performance-based training for SATs, tailored to the needs and understanding levels of each student. Their platform identifies strong and weak subjects for each student and provides customized improvement plans.
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closed 12/14/2006 via BusinessWire

Harcourt Assessment, Inc., acquired Edformation, Inc.

synopsis: Leading test publisher Harcourt Assessment, Inc., announced that it has acquired Edformation, Inc., a privately held company offering its AIMSweb product to education customers. AIMSweb is a research-based screening and progress monitoring tool for use by special education teachers, curriculum specialists and school psychologists.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier plc
buyer: Harcourt Assessment, Inc.
Harcourt Assessment, Inc. is a provider of high-quality assessment instruments and testing programs published under two brand names –– Harcourt Assessment and PsychCorp™. "
target: Edformation, Inc.
Edformation, Inc. creates Standard Assessment probes, formative assessment materials and online monitoring and reporting software for use in K-12, Special Education, Adult Learning, Community Education, home school, charter schools, correctional facilities and other educational settings.
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closed 6/8/2006 via PR Newswire

EdGate merged with EDmin.com, Inc.,

synopsis: EDmin.com and Educational Gateways announced the merger of their two organizations under EDmin.com, Inc. Clients will immediately benefit from the merger through an increased breadth of products and services, faster implementation, and reduced training requirements. Teachers will have improved access to tools and resources.
buyer: EDmin.com, Inc.
Founded in 1989 as an educational technology company, EDmin.com, Inc. has become the dominant platform for learning management solutions that enable school districts and teachers to accelerate student learning and improve performance. "
target: EdGate
EdGate provides K-12 solutions that improve student performance while providing a user friendly, secure, and personalized environment. EdGate’s suite of products is integrated, customizable, and delivered to the education community via the Internet.
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closed 8/1/2005 via PR Newswire

McGraw-Hill Education, acquired Turnleaf

synopsis: McGraw-Hill Education today announced the acquisition of TurnLeaf Solutions Inc., a national provider of customized online reporting and data analysis. TurnLeaf helps administrators and teachers track progress toward school districts' Adequate Yearly Progress goals, a key provision in the No Child Left Behind law.
buyer parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
buyer: McGraw-Hill Education
Founded in 1888, McGraw-Hill Education provides information via various media platforms: through books, magazines and newsletters; on-line over the Internet and electronic networks; via television, satellite and FM sideband broadcast; and through software, videotape, facsimile and CD-ROM products. "
target parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
target: Turnleaf
TurnLeaf Solutions Inc. was founded in September of 1999, by educators for educators. The founding vision of the company is one of technology-enhanced instructional improvement as the pathway to higher student achievement. TurnLeaf immediately established a unique niche in the education market thro
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closed 3/28/2022 via Company Press Release

Renaissance Learning, Inc., acquired KeyPhonics

synopsis: Renaissance, a global leader in student-centered, pre-K–12 personalized practice and assessment, has acquired KeyPhonics, a web-based phonics assessment platform. KeyPhonics provides comprehensive technology-based phonics assessments that enable users to quickly and efficiently screen and diagnose the twelve most critical phonics categories.
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: KeyPhonics
KeyPhonics is a web-based phonics assessment platform. KeyPhonics provides comprehensive technology-based phonics assessments to help all students master foundational reading skills. They enable users to quickly and efficiently screen and diagnose the twelve most critical phonics categories.
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closed 10/21/2020 via BusinessWire

Turnitin, acquired ExamSoft Worldwide, Inc.

synopsis: Turnitin, a leading provider of academic integrity and assessment solutions, has acquired ExamSoft, a software-based assessment platform, from Spectrum Equity. ExamSoft empowers educational institutions and certification and licensure programs to protect exam integrity, streamline assessment processes, and improve learning outcomes.
buyer parent: Advance, Inc.
buyer: Turnitin
Turnitin is dedicated to ensuring the integrity of education and research and supporting the development of original thinking skills. Its products are used by educators to guide their students towards higher standards of integrity and by students and researchers to do their best, original work. "
target parent: Spectrum Equity
target: ExamSoft Worldwide, Inc.
ExamSoft is an education technology company that builds scalable software solutions that provide the highest level of exam security and integrity to education and certification institutions across a variety of verticals, settings, and modalities.
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closed 5/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Renaissance Learning, Inc., acquired Freckle Education

synopsis: A year of vetting math tool after math tool came to an end with Renaissance announcing its acquisition of Freckle Education, a San Francisco-based company that offers online lessons, exercises and assessments for math, English language arts, social studies and science.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Renaissance Learning, Inc.
Renaissance is a global leader in pre-K–12 educational technology, enabling teachers, curriculum creators, and educators to drive phenomenal student growth. Renaissance’s solutions help educators analyze, customize, and plan personalized learning paths for students. "
target: Freckle Education
Freckle Education is a San Francisco-based company that offers online lessons, exercises and assessments for math, English language arts, social studies and science. Freckle currently claims more than 700,000 teachers and 10 million students have used the platform across 75,000 schools.
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announced 6/19/2014 via BusinessWire

MasteryConnect, will acquire Socrative

synopsis: Education technology leader MasteryConnect announced it is acquiring Socrative, a student response system that increases classroom engagement, for $5 million in cash and stock. The deal will add Socrative's real-time classroom assessment functionality to MasteryConnect's existing suite of cloud-based software and apps for learning in K-12 settings.
buyer: MasteryConnect
MasteryConnect is a market leader in curriculum, assessment and mastery learning tools for K-12. MasteryConnect supports teachers via its Mastery Learning Platform, as well as through their numerous apps on all Web-enabled devices. "
target: Socrative
Socrative supports teachers in formatively assessing their students with educational activities on all Web-enabled devices; including tablets, laptops and smartphones.
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closed 11/10/2021 via PR Newswire

Imagine Learning, Inc., acquired Robotify

synopsis: Imagine Learning, a PreK–12 digital learning solutions company, has acquired Robotify, an online learning platform in Ireland. Robotify is a browser-based robotics simulator that provides a fun way for students to learn how to code. Their platform guides students to produce original ideas and helps them to grow their critical thinking skills.
buyer parent: SilverLake
buyer: Imagine Learning, Inc.
Imagine Learning delivers language, literacy, and mathematics solutions for pre-K–12 students. Students and teachers love Imagine Language & Literacy, Imagine Math, Imagine Math Facts, and Imagine Español because they are research- and evidence-based, data driven, and incredibly fun to use. "
target: Robotify
Robotify is an online learning platform in Ireland. Robotify is a browser-based robotics simulator that provides a fun way for students to learn how to code. Their platform guides students to produce original ideas and helps them to grow their creativity, critical thinking, and collaboration skills.
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closed 2/3/2011 via

News Corporation, acquired Wireless Generation

synopsis: News Corp. agreed to acquire 90 percent of education-technology provider Wireless Generation for about $360 million in cash, as Rupert Murdoch’s media company looks to expand in academics.
buyer: News Corporation (NWSA:$10,046.00)
News Corporation is a diversified entertainment company with operations in eight industry segments: filmed entertainment; television; cable network programming; direct broadcast satellite television; magazines and inserts; newspapers; book publishing; and other. "
target parent: Seavest, Inc.
target: Wireless Generation
Wireless Generation creates innovative tools, systems, and services that help educators teach smarter. With its mobile assessment software, the company invented a better way to give classroom assessments and make data-based instructional decisions.
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closed 10/11/2019 via BusinessWire

Riverside Insights, acquired ESGI, LLC

synopsis: Riverside Insights, a portfolio company of Alpine Investors, has acquired ESGI, a leading SaaS platform for administering, creating, tracking, and reporting teacher-led assessments of early childhood students. ESGI was founded with the mission to help teachers and administrators overcome the unique challenges of early childhood education.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Riverside Insights
Riverside is a provider of educational and clinical assessments that play a key role in helping individuals elevate their learning potential by providing accurate and reliable data. Riverside is comprised of several iconic, leading brands such as Woodcock-Johnson, the Iowa Assessments, and CogAT. "
target: ESGI, LLC
ESGI ("Educational Software for Guiding Instruction") is an industry-leading platform for conducting 1-on-1 assessments that guide instruction for early childhood students. ESGI assessments empower teachers with real-time student data in easy-to-read reports, graphs, parent letters, and flashcards.
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closed 5/31/2006 via

Houghton Mifflin Company, purchased SkillsTutor from Achievement Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Houghton Mifflin Company announced an agreement with Achievement Technologies, Inc. (ATI), a privately held educational software solution and service company, to acquire all of ATI's research-based instructional products for $18.5 million in cash.
buyer parent: Houghton Mifflin Riverdeep Group PLC
buyer: Houghton Mifflin Company (HMHC:$1,322.42)
Houghton Mifflin is one of the leading educational publishers in the United States, publishing textbooks, instructional technology, assessments, and other educational materials for teachers and students of every age. "
seller: Achievement Technologies, Inc.
Achievement Technologies is a privately held educational software solution and service company founded in the fall of 1999, focusing primarily on the K-12 school market with a secondary focus on the school-to-work and adult basic skills market.
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announced 7/11/2013 via PR Newswire

Hobsons Inc., will purchase National Transcript Center from Pearson Data Solutions

synopsis: Hobsons announced the acquisition from Pearson of National Transcript Center (NTC), the world's largest e-transcript exchange provider, serving more than 137,000 institutions that represent more than 14 million students. Pearson's NTC is a secure, browser-based application that instantly transfers electronic student records and transcripts.
buyer parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
buyer: Hobsons Inc.
Hobsons is a premier provider of innovative technology and integrated marketing solutions that empower education professionals to manage the entire student lifecycle, including recruitment, enrollment, and retention. "
seller parent: Pearson plc
seller: Pearson Data Solutions
Pearson's National Transcript Center (NTC) is the world's largest e-transcript exchange provider, serving more than 137,000 institutions that represent more than 14 million students. NTC is a secure, browser-based application that instantly transfers electronic student records and transcripts.
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closed 12/7/2018 via PE Hub

Think3, acquired School Loop, Inc.

synopsis: Think3, has acquired School Loop Inc., a leading provider of Learning Management (LMS) and Content Management (CMS) solutions used by major K-12 school districts across the United States. This investment marks Think3’s entry into the education technology space, and will anchor an offering specific for schools.
buyer parent: ESW Capital, LLC
buyer: Think3
Think3 is a $1 billion private equity fund designed to enable SaaS founders to take more shots on goal. They purchase SaaS companies and enable a unique transition process that empowers founders and their teams to then launch their next startup. "
target: School Loop, Inc.
School Loop is a mission-driven company providing communications, learning management, web site, and mobile app services to K-12 school districts. Founded by a teacher in 2004, School Loop serves over 4,000 schools in 30 states.
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closed 9/17/2020 via BNC Analysis

Byju's, acquired Labinapp

synopsis: Byju’s, India’s largest Ed-tech company, has acquired LabInApp, a mobile app in India that offers lab-like simulations. LabInApp enables students and teachers to perform science activities and experiments on various devices. The app offers over 550 simulations that cover physics, chemistry, biology, math and more.
buyer: Byju's
Based in India, Byju’s is India’s largest Ed-tech company and the creator of India’s largest K12 learning app which offers highly adaptive, engaging and effective learning programs for students in classes 4-12 (K-12) and competitive exams like JEE, NEET, CAT, IAS, GRE and GMAT. "
target: Labinapp
LabInApp is a mobile app in India that offers lab-like simulations. LabInApp enables students and teachers to perform science activities and experiments on various devices. The app offers over 550 simulations that cover physics, chemistry, biology, math and more.
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closed 8/7/2015 via BNC Analysis

DADA Company, acquired Arloon

synopsis: DADA Company, a leader in the development of apps for children, acquires the Arloon brand and its catalog of educational apps for the classroom. Arloon creates educational applications that use the potential of new technologies in order to enhance the learning experience.
buyer: DADA Company
DADA Company is a children's interactive story and games publisher for smartphone and table devices. They offer children and parents "interactive edutainment" by developing engaging and fun applications. "
target: Arloon
Arloon creates educational applications that use the potential of new technologies in order to enhance the learning experience. Arloon apps are interactive tools for teaching and learning. These APPs use the concept of augmented reality that support students´ spatial perception.
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closed 10/1/2020 via BNC Analysis

Droom, acquired AR Infinity

synopsis: Droom, an online marketplace for new and used automobiles in India, has acquired AR Infinity, an augmented reality (AR) company in India. AR Infinity's vehicle showcase solution allows automotive clients to demonstrate their vehicles to their end consumers using AR. Their Learning Buddy app enables students to experience academic concepts with AR.
buyer: Droom
Droom is India's first and largest online marketplace for buying and selling new and used automobiles. Droom has four marketplace formats, B2C, C2C, C2B and B2B. Their platform platform offers cars, bikes, trucks, taxis, auto loans, vehicle insurance and more. "
target: AR Infinity
AR Infinity is an augmented reality (AR) company in India. AR Infinity's vehicle showcase solution allows automotive clients to demonstrate their vehicles to their end consumers using AR. Their Learning Buddy app enables students to experience academic concepts with AR.
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closed 12/7/2020 via BNC Analysis

LEAD School, acquired QuizNext

synopsis: LEAD School, a leading education technology company in India, has acquired QuizNext, a student assessment and practice platform in India. QuizNext is a gamified practice app that offers AI based practice quizzes for CBSE and ICSE students for grade 6-10th.
buyer: LEAD School
LEAD School is a leading education technology company in India. LEAD School offers an integrated system that aims to revolutionalise every child’s learning experience. Their system enables schools to deliver uninterrupted excellent learning, both online and in school. "
target: QuizNext
QuizNext is a student assessment and practice platform in India. QuizNext is a gamified practice app that offers AI based practice quizzes for CBSE and ICSE students for grade 6-10th. The app provides personalized recommendations to drive students to practice three times a day.
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closed 12/7/2020 via BNC Analysis

LEAD School, acquired QuizNext

synopsis: LEAD School, a leading education technology company in India, has acquired QuizNext, a student assessment and practice platform in India. QuizNext is a gamified practice app that offers AI based practice quizzes for CBSE and ICSE students for grade 6-10th.
buyer: LEAD School
LEAD School is a leading education technology company in India. LEAD School offers an integrated system that aims to revolutionalise every child’s learning experience. Their system enables schools to deliver uninterrupted excellent learning, both online and in school. "
target: QuizNext
QuizNext is a student assessment and practice platform in India. QuizNext is a gamified practice app that offers AI based practice quizzes for CBSE and ICSE students for grade 6-10th. The app provides personalized recommendations to drive students to practice three times a day.
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closed 12/7/2020 via BNC Analysis

LEAD School, acquired QuizNext

synopsis: LEAD School, a leading education technology company in India, has acquired QuizNext, a student assessment and practice platform in India. QuizNext is a gamified practice app that offers AI based practice quizzes for CBSE and ICSE students for grade 6-10th.
buyer: LEAD School
LEAD School is a leading education technology company in India. LEAD School offers an integrated system that aims to revolutionalise every child’s learning experience. Their system enables schools to deliver uninterrupted excellent learning, both online and in school. "
target: QuizNext
QuizNext is a student assessment and practice platform in India. QuizNext is a gamified practice app that offers AI based practice quizzes for CBSE and ICSE students for grade 6-10th. The app provides personalized recommendations to drive students to practice three times a day.
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announced 11/28/2022 via Company Press Release

The Key, will purchase RM Integris and RM Finance from RM plc

synopsis: The Key Group, a provider of support for schools in the UK, will acquire RM Integris and RM Finance from RM plc, a UK-based supplier of technology and resources to the education sector. RM Integris and RM Finance is RM plc's School Management Information System (MIS) business. Their cloud MIS solution meets the needs of the whole school community.
buyer: The Key
The Key is the leading provider of support for schools and trusts in the UK. The Key provides advice to the education sector and serves over 12,000 schools in the UK. They offer online resources for leading, governance, safeguarding, and CPD. "
seller: RM plc (GB:RM.:$277.37)
RM plc is a UK-based company focused on supporting teachers to teach and learners to learn. RM Integris and RM Finance is RM plc's School Management Information System (MIS) business. Their flexible and easy-to-use cloud-based MIS solution meets the needs of the whole school community.
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closed 11/17/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Navigate360, acquired PBIS Rewards

synopsis: Navigate360, the nation’s leader in K–12 student wellness and physical safety solutions, has acquired PBIS Rewards, a SaaS platform that simplifies the implementation and management of the evidence-based, tiered framework for supporting students’ behavioral, academic, social, emotional and mental health.
buyer: Navigate360
Navigate360 is the nation’s leader in K–12 mental wellness and physical safety solutions, and the most widely chosen safety partner in the United States, protecting more than 50,000 schools, districts, law enforcement agencies, businesses and houses of worship nationwide. "
target parent: Lieberman Technologies
target: PBIS Rewards
PBIS Rewards is a SaaS solution that provides an automated schoolwide PBIS (Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports) management system. PBIS Rewards simplifies the tracking of the PBIS framework within a school.
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closed 10/7/2022 via Company Press Release

N. Harris Computer Corporation, acquired VLN Partners, LLP

synopsis: Harris, a global vertical market solutions provider, has acquired VLN Partners, adding virtual academy services to its portfolio. VLN Partners offers one of the largest networks of district-based virtual academies in the United States.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: N. Harris Computer Corporation
Based in Ontario, Harris (N. Harris Computer Corporation) acquires software companies, manages them using industry best practices, and builds them for the future. Harris operates more than 180 businesses worldwide, in more than twenty industries. "
target: VLN Partners, LLP
VLN Partners is a research-based K-12 education services provider that has developed a revolutionary model for technology-enhanced instruction called the holistic model for blended learning.
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Arco Platform Limited, will acquire Isaac

synopsis: Arco Platform Limited announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 75.1% of the share capital of INCO Limited (d/b/a isaac), the provider of an all-in-one platform that offers a suite of financial and software products to K-12 schools.
buyer: Arco Platform Limited (ARCE:$236.30)
Brazil-based Arco aims to transform the way students learn. The company's data-driven learning, interactive content, and scalable curriculum allows students to personalize their learning experience with high-quality solutions while enabling schools to provide a broader approach to education. "
target: Isaac
INCO Limited (d/b/a isaac) is the provider of an all-in-one platform that offers a suite of financial and software products to K-12 schools. They are based in Brazil.
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closed 10/5/2022 via BNC Analysis

Family Zone Cyber Safety, acquired Educator Impact

synopsis: Family Zone, a cyber safety company in Australia, has acquired Educator Impact (EI), an Australian student well-being SaaS solution. EI helps schools to improve their student outcomes by connecting wellbeing and engagement. Their platform provides solutions for online wellbeing check-ins for student & staff, community engagement, feedback and more.
buyer: Family Zone Cyber Safety (ASX:FZO:$29.07)
Family Zone is a cyber safety company in Australia. Family Zone provides an innovative, simple to use, cyber safety solution that works in and out of home to enable parents to block apps and filter adult content, restrict social media use and automatically schedule screen times by child. "
target: Educator Impact
Educator Impact (EI) is an Australian student well-being SaaS solution. EI helps schools to improve their student outcomes by connecting wellbeing and engagement. Their platform provides solutions for online wellbeing check-ins for student & staff, community engagement, feedback and more.
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closed 9/30/2022 via BNC Analysis

3P Learning Pty Ltd., acquired Brightpath Assessments

synopsis: 3P Learning, a global leader in online education, has acquired Brightpath Assessment, an educational assessment platform in Australia. Brightpath enables teachers to assess and track their student's growth. Their software records the results of assessments and provides detailed information about the learning strengths and deficits of every student.
buyer: 3P Learning Pty Ltd. (TPN:$63.36)
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. "
target: Brightpath Assessments
Brightpath is an educational assessment platform in Australia. Brightpath enables teachers to assess and track their student's growth. Their software records the results of assessments and provides detailed information about the learning strengths and deficits of every student.
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closed 6/23/2022 via PR Newswire

Ionic Partners, acquired Sparkrock

synopsis: Ionic Partners, LLC, a global enterprise software platform focused on 2nd Chasm businesses, has acquired Sparkrock, a leader in ERP solutions for K-12, non-profit, and human service organizations. Sparkrock provides a business application on Microsoft 365 that enables businesses to have predictive control of their oversight, funding and operations.
buyer: Ionic Partners
Ionic Partners brings together over 30 years of global software industry expertise as both operators and investors. They are developing a horizontal platform to merge together ‘2nd Chasm’ companies to help them scale and unleash the power of value creation through innovation. "
target: Sparkrock
Sparkrock is a leader in ERP solutions for K-12, non-profit, and human service organizations. Sparkrock provides a business application on Microsoft 365 that enables businesses to have predictive control of their oversight, funding and operations.
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closed 6/9/2022 via Company Press Release

CentralReach, acquired LiftEd

synopsis: CentralReach has acquired LiftEd, a cloud-based software that helps therapists, educators and paraprofessionals in PreK-12 public, private, and charter schools measurably improve teaching and learning outcomes for students diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and related intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: CentralReach
CentralReach is the leading provider of autism and IDD care software, providing the only complete, end-to-end software and services platform that helps children and adults diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder and related intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) achieve better outcomes. "
target: LiftEd
LiftEd is a cloud-based software that helps therapists, educators and paraprofessionals in PreK-12 public, private, and charter schools measurably improve teaching and learning outcomes for students diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder and related intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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announced 5/3/2022 via PR Newswire

Family Zone Cyber Safety, will acquire Qustodio

synopsis: Family Zone, a cyber safety company in Australia, will acquire Qustodio, a global leader in family online safety. Qustodio help parents and schools to protect children against inappropriate content, online predators, and cyberbullies. Their platform allows users to manage screen time, block harmful content, and promote healthier online activity.
buyer: Family Zone Cyber Safety (ASX:FZO:$29.07)
Family Zone is a cyber safety company in Australia. Family Zone provides an innovative, simple to use, cyber safety solution that works in and out of home to enable parents to block apps and filter adult content, restrict social media use and automatically schedule screen times by child. "
target: Qustodio
Qustodio is a global leader in family online safety. Qustodio help parents and schools to protect children against inappropriate content, online predators, and cyberbullies. Their platform allows users to manage screen time, block harmful content, and promote healthier online activity.
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closed 4/21/2022 via BusinessWire

Securly, Inc., acquired Rhithm Inc.

synopsis: Securly, the student safety and wellness pioneer and a portfolio company of Golden Gate Capital, announced that it has acquired Rhithm, a wellness company that serves K-12 students, staff and administrators with wellness check-ins, practices, and lessons, while providing educators and administrators the most crucial data in the moment.
buyer parent: Golden Gate Capital
buyer: Securly, Inc.
Securly is the only whole-student success platform for K-12. Securly’s pioneering student safety technology enables district and school administrators, educators and parents to keep children safe and engaged, guiding them through an increasingly digital world. "
target: Rhithm Inc.
Rhithm is a wellness company that serves K-12 students, staff and administrators with wellness check-ins, practices, and lessons, while providing educators and administrators the most crucial data in the moment.
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closed 2/16/2022 via BNC Analysis

Eupheus Learning, acquired SchoolMitra

synopsis: Eupheus Learning, India's largest school-focused distribution platform, has acquired SchoolMitra, a school management system in India. SchoolMitra offers a SaaS platform with ERP, LMS, CRM and HRMS modules specifically designed to meet the requirements of Indian Schools. Their platform enables schools to better manage their day-to-day operations.
buyer: Eupheus Learning
Eupheus Learning is a Delhi based EdTech firm aiming to bridge the gap between in-class and at-home learning by offering pedagogically differentiated, technology-led solutions in the K-12 space. The company aims to reach millions of students across India through its curated educational offerings. "
target: SchoolMitra
SchoolMitra is a school management software system in India. SchoolMitra offers a SaaS platform with ERP, LMS, CRM and HRMS modules specifically designed to meet the requirements of Indian Schools. Their platform enables schools to better manage their day-to-day operations.
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closed 1/17/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Vasta Platform Ltd, acquired Phidelis

synopsis: Vasta Platform Limited, a leading, high-growth education company in Brazil, announced the acquisition, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Somos Sistemas de Ensino S.A., of Phidelis, a complete platform of academic and financial management for K-12 schools.
buyer: Vasta Platform Ltd (VSTA:$161.48)
Vasta is a leading, high-growth education company in Brazil powered by technology, providing end-to-end educational and digital solutions that cater to all needs of private schools operating in the K-12 educational segment. "
target: Phidelis
Phidelis is a complete platform of academic and financial management for K-12 schools, providing software licensing & development and messaging, retention, enrollment & default management, for schools and students. Founded in 2004, Phidelis have provided services to over 35 schools.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/5/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Intrado Corporation, acquired Permission Click

synopsis: Intrado Corporation, a global leader in technology-enabled services, announced that it has acquired Permission Click, a pioneer in education technology.
buyer parent: Apollo Global Management
buyer: Intrado Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
Intrado Corporation is an innovative, cloud-based, global technology partner to clients around the world. Its solutions connect people and organizations at the right time and in the right ways, making those mission-critical connections more relevant, engaging, and actionable. "
target: Permission Click
Permission Click’s innovative product enables schools and school districts to digitize previously manual processes and forms management, increasing efficiency, transparency, and policy compliance, in addition to saving time for parents and teachers.
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announced 11/12/2021 via BNC Analysis

PowerSchool Group LLC, will acquire Kickboard

synopsis: Education technology company PowerSchool has announced it will acquire Kickboard, which produces K-12 education behavior management software, to help educators manage social emotional learning (SEL) and multi-tiered systems of support.
buyer parent: Onex Corporation
buyer: PowerSchool Group LLC (:$528.60)
PowerSchool's mission is to power the education ecosystem with unified technology that helps educators and students realize their potential. PowerSchool helps schools and districts efficiently manage instruction, grading, attendance, analytics, state reporting, talent, finance, and HR. "
target: Kickboard
Kickboard produces K-12 education behavior management software. By combining powerful behavioral management and intervention technology with impactful leadership coaching, Kickboard schools are better equipped to support a dynamic learning environment.
price ($mm)
$15
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closed 10/6/2021 via PR Newswire

Raptor Technologies, acquired CPOMS

synopsis: Raptor Technologies, the leading provider of school safety software to US schools, announced its acquisition of CPOMS, the top provider of student safeguarding software to schools in the United Kingdom.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Raptor Technologies
Founded in 2002, Raptor has partnered with over 35,000 K-12 US schools to provide integrated visitor, volunteer, and emergency management software and services that cover the complete spectrum of school safety. "
target: CPOMS
CPOMS is the leading provider of SaaS safeguarding software to schools. CPOMS safeguarding software provides a student wellbeing framework to help schools protect children from harm, including documenting incidents such as abuse, neglect, cyberbullying, and other incidents.
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announced 6/23/2021 via BusinessWire

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., will acquire Education Perfect

synopsis: KKR is to acquire majority stake in Education Perfect, a company based in New Zealand that empowers students, teachers, parents, and school leaders by providing them with rich data insights and tools for automated marking, feedback, secure assessment, differentiation, and more.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$16,236.15)
KKR is a leading global investment firm that offers alternative asset management and capital markets and insurance solutions. KKR sponsors investment funds that invest in private equity, credit and real assets and has strategic partners that manage hedge funds. "
target: Education Perfect
Education Perfect empowers students, teachers, parents, and school leaders by providing them with rich data insights and tools for automated marking, feedback, secure assessment, differentiation, and more.
price ($mm)
$302
rev ($mm)
$22
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
14.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/9/2021 via BNC Analysis

Xuno, acquired GradeXpert

synopsis: XUNO, a educational software developer in Australia, has acquired GradeXpert, a student information system for K-12 schools in Australia. GradeXpert provides schools with an easy way to track and report student assessment results. Their platform features solutions for student maps, semester reports, student welfare, student attendance, and more.
buyer parent: Accelerus
buyer: Xuno
Xuno is a leading educational software developer based in Melbourne, Australia. They provide intuitive, easy-to-use, web-based software to help schools manage their student wellbeing, engagement, attendance, assessment, and parent/family communication. "
target: GradeXpert
GradeXpert is a student information system for K-12 schools in Australia. GradeXpert provides schools with an easy way to track and report student assessment results. Their platform features solutions for student maps, semester reports, student welfare, student attendance, and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/9/2021 via BusinessWire

Higher Ground Education, acquired FreshGrade Education Inc

synopsis: Higher Ground Education, Inc. has acquired the award-winning digital portfolio and assessment platform, FreshGrade. FreshGrade is an education resource for teachers, students and families that mirrors how people communicate and use technology today, opening a window into the classroom to ensure maximum student engagement and progress.
buyer: Higher Ground Education
Higher Ground Education is an international company focused on modernizing the Montessori education method. Higher Ground owns and operates schools around the world and seeks to develop a platform that sources, secures, and develops back-end support to all Montessori-inspired schools and educators. "
target: FreshGrade Education Inc
FreshGrade is an education resource for teachers, students and families that mirrors how people communicate and use technology today, opening a window into the classroom to ensure maximum student engagement and progress.
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closed 3/24/2021 via PR Newswire

Marco Learning, acquired The Graide Network

synopsis: Marco Learning, a leading provider of teacher professional development and AP exam preparation, has acquired The Graide Network, a Chicago-based education technology company. Founded in 2016, The Graide Network has built an award-winning model for highly effective, formative feedback on student writing from expert human readers at scale.
buyer: Marco Learning
Marco Learning is committed to providing the best, most complete resources for AP students, their parents, and teachers. Experienced in the classroom, at the kitchen table, and within the test preparation industry, Marco Learning's teachers bring decades of AP expertise to students. "
target: The Graide Network
The Graide Network is an education technology company that has built an award-winning model for formative feedback on student writing from expert human readers at scale. They connect teachers with qualified teaching assistants online to grade and provide feedback on student assignments.
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