Coding bootcamp Full Stack Academy has been acquired by higher education company Bridgepoint Education in a transaction that has a potential value of approximately $50M. The terms of the deal include $17.5M in cash along with 2.5M shares of Bridgepoint, which is currently trading at $6.74 as of this writing (an additional $16.85M). The acquisition […]
Getting women into leadership positions is important but succeeding in those roles is paramount to systemic change.
Technology is completely changing the way people approach education. The increase in mobile connectivity is creating access to education for countless students that would otherwise be underserved or ignored by traditional education means. Mobile learning is a $37B industry and UVII is a mobile-first education platform that sits at the intersection of education, technology, learners, and […]
Imagine getting instantly connected with an expert, that lives and breathes specific domain expertise, before you make any decision. NewtonX, an AI-powered knowledge access platform makes this possible. Serving multiple use cases, the platform connects users with subject matter experts for one-on-one consultations, group workshops, or full-scale surveys. The knowledge platform taps into info from multiple […]
NextGenVest, the financial advice platform powered by AI for Generation Z to understand their educational finances, has been acquired by leading student loan platform CommonBond. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
The private tutoring industry can be lucrative for many but to be a successful tutor you need to retain and attract new clients while ensuring quality and results. LectureLab is the platform that empowers tutors to manage their clients and business using its cloud-based management system. The platform enables tutors to customize content for sessions, […]
Attendance is a leading indicator of a student’s success, and Kinvolved has created an innovative and holistic approach to combat student absenteeism. Kinvolved’s web and mobile applications directly integrate with each school districts’ systems of record and enable automated, two-way, translated SMS, email, and robocall communications. Their offering facilitates opening the lines of communication between school […]
NYC-based micro-learning content platform Grovo has been acquired by Santa Monica-based Cornerstone OnDemand, a publicly traded learning and human capital management software company for $24M in an all-cash deal. “The acquisition of Grovo helps fulfill the vision we had on day one for Cornerstone to improve access to education on a global basis. As leaders […]
Wellness is one of the latest crazes that everyone is talking about and Rah Rah Health has targeted a different market with its integrated wellness platform. Instead of focusing on the crowded corporate wellness market, this platform is built specifically for university students across the nation. Just as with corporations, whose employees perform best when they […]
The new CyberNYC initiative announced last week by the City of New York is just one example of this growing partnership between online platforms and traditional academia in the hope of fostering a new generation of wage earners.
Women of color have traditionally not had access to the proper tailored tools to empower themselves financially, but this changes with Clever Girl Finance. This NYC startup focuses on financial education for minority women and was created by a self-starter, woman of color and daughter of immigrant parents. Bola Sokunbi founded Clever Girl to provide relevant, […]