Fueled by Big Rounds, Edtech Funding Surges to $887M in First Half of 2017
JULY 24, 2017
edtech companies last year, the dollars returned with a fury during the first six months of 2017. Company. Several private-equity-backed companies have invested heavily in the “platform” approach. PowerSchool, owned by Vista Equity Partners, has acquired eight companies since June 2015. Frontline Education, controlled by Insight Venture Partners, has snapped up another 10—most recently, professional-learning provider School Improvement Network. Company.