Håkan Ludvigson, Founder And CEO Of Eliq- A Leading Company In The Home Energy Management Sector Of The IoT Industry


As a 19 year-old, his first start-up was social network Substream (now closed) then industrial sensor company Acosense (Spotlight Stock Exchange: ACOS). Please tell me about your personal background and What motivated you to get started with your company?

Blackboard Co-Founder: ‘4 Secrets to Building a Tech Company for Higher Ed’


To mark the 20th anniversary of Blackboard, one of the first LMSes, the company’s co-founder, Matthew Pittinsky, wrote an epic blog post about the company’s history, which includes his advice for today’s edtech leaders. As origin stories go, the founding of Blackboard twenty years ago lacked that single light bulb moment that tech companies like to tell. The winner of the LMS market would be the company with the most widely adopted platform.


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IXL to Acquire Australian Digital Instructional Provider, 3P Learning, for $135 Million


based provider of digital K-12 instructional and assessment tools has agreed to acquire Australian education technology company 3P Learning in an all-cash deal worth approximately AU $189 million, or approximately US $135 million. IXL Learning , a San Mateo, Calif.-based

Courageous Conversations: Let’s Talk about Fighting Racism

The CoolCatTeacher

Dr. Dozier received her Associate of Science in Nursing in 1995 from Darton State College, Bachelor of Science from Georgia Southwestern State University (2004), Master’s from Albany State University (2012), and Doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction from Valdosta State University (2018).

Pluralsight, Vista Equity Partners Agree to $3.5 Billion Acquisition Deal


The Utah-based company was founded in 2004 to compete against the likes of Lynda and other online education companies focused on serving technology and business professionals.

The Top 5 EdTech Players in Asia – 2021


Across Asia, the EdTech companies are striving to educate communities through their online learning platforms and apps. These companies are ensuring that education is never halted and students get the knowledge and help they deserve. In December 2020, the company has raised $1.6

Utah’s Edtech Unicorn, Pluralsight Files for Initial Public Offering


The company has raised more than $200 million in venture capital from investors including Insight Venture Partners and ICONIQ Capital. Founded in 2004, Pluralsight currently offers more than 6,000 online courses on a variety of technical, business and design skills—from architecture to manufacturing, game development and software engineering. The company claims its most popular teachers can make millions of dollars through this model. The long-awaited filing finally happened.

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Pearson Returns to the Buyer’s Table With Workforce Education Deal


Since the turn of the century, Pearson has acquired more than two dozen education companies. But last year, as it was selling assets and slashing jobs left and right amid a major reorganization, CEO John Fallon said the company had curbed its appetite for buying startups. And it will support a relatively newer part of the company: the Accelerated Pathways business, which started about three years ago to provide academic services to employers in the corporate learning market.

Edtech Matchmaking: One Teacher’s Strategies for Choosing Better Technology

Digital Promise

When I first started teaching in Philadelphia in 2004, teachers were lucky if they had one desktop computer in their room for students to use, and students attended weekly computer lab classes. Edtech companies may even seek out these schools because they have a very clear mission and framework for implementation. There are lines of communication both ways and the company evolves its product based on input and feedback from teachers like myself.

Singapore’s first Applied Games & VR Specialist Programme

Playware Studios

NTUC LearningHub was corporatized in 2004 with the vision of transforming the lifelong employability of working people. Playware Studios Is a leading Singaporean Information and Communications Technologies Company established in 2005.

That’s a Rap! Nearpod Buys Educational Hip Hop Creator, Flocabulary


It’s out of the ordinary when Nearpod buys a company. The Brooklyn-based company best known for fusing hip hop with educational content in music videos and instructional activities, has been acquired by Nearpod , which helps educators beam digital content to students’ devices. Combined, the two companies claim they will reach more than 7 million U.S. Since 2004 it has created more than 1,100 clips that have amassed an estimated 50 million views.

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Is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware. They incorporated Google as a privately held company on September 4, 1998. An initial public offering (IPO) took place on August 19, 2004, and Google moved to its headquarters in Mountain View, California, nicknamed the Googleplex. Google LLC.

COLUMN: Employers, don’t blame the ‘skills gap’ on workers, blame yourselves

The Hechinger Report

As part of their efforts to develop a skilled workforce, Philly Shipyard created an apprenticeship program in 2004, which has since graduated over 300 workers, and which has recently been supported by a $720,000 grant from the U.S.

Why development organizations should be more like Netflix and less like Blockbuster

The Christensen Institute

In 2000, when Netflix was still a small and fledgling company, it offered itself to Blockbuster, the world’s largest video, DVD, and game rental company for $50 million. Netflix was a very tiny company with mounting losses, and one with a very uncertain future. For example, in order for Blockbuster to grow, the company needed to open and manage as many stores as the market allowed. Fewer than.05% of companies reach annual revenue of $100 million.

Facebook Campus: Repeating history misses the mark on students’ futures

The Christensen Institute

It’s a unique opportunity for the founder to rethink the very initial approach his company took from the ground up and reconsider the cascade of technology, design, and policy decisions that brought Facebook to the various predicaments it’s in today. 2004 called, it wants its algorithm back.

Turnitin to Be Acquired by Advance Publications for $1.75B


A company best known (and sometimes rebuked) for its plagiarism checker has just received one of the biggest checks in the education technology industry. Founded in 1998 by four university students, iParadigms, Turnitin’s previous parent company, launched with a vision to offer tools across different industries, from law to education and technology. Over the years, it saw the most success in education and the company shifted to focus specifically on that market.

To the next President of the World Bank—it’s time to switch it up

The Christensen Institute

Consider Celtel, the company Mo Ibrahim founded roughly 20 years ago. In the late 1990s, when Sudanese entrepreneur Mo Ibrahim first conceived of setting up a mobile phone company in Africa, many of his colleagues said he had lost his mind. By 2004, revenues had reached $614 million. In 2005 when Ibrahim decided to sell the company, he did so for a handsome $3.4

Pearson Bets on Adaptive Learning (Again) With $25M Acquisition of Smart Sparrow


Already, the Sydney, Australia-based company has pulled back on its social media presence. That’s because the deal coincides with another momentous event on the company’s horizon—one that Ben-Naim says his team and customers have been preparing for.

The Hottest Posts Everyone's Reading

The Innovative Educator

Dec 21, 2014, 2356 Stop Making Students Do Work Dec 30, 2014, 2004 Screentime Is Good For #Students + #StuVoice Dec 14, 2014, 1980 10 Ideas for Innovative Math Instruction Mar 31, 2010, 1520 10 Guidelines for #EdTech Companies + Social Media. Here’s the roundup of what''s been popular on The Innovative Educator blog. Below you’ll see the top posts along with the number of page views. I hope there''s something that looks of interest to you. If it does, check it out.

Choice and Engagement During a Pandemic #engaginglitminds

Reading By Example

If you want to read more about choice, I recommend the 2004 book The Paradox of Choice by Barry Schwartz). I believe student choice and engagement are inextricably linked.

Omidyar Network Spins Off Education Portfolio Into Independent Investment Firm


In the future, Klement says she’d like to invest in more companies and organizations bringing social emotional learning to emerging markets. billion in various sectors since its inception in 2004. The Omidyar Network is going through changes.

How Johannes Siebers, Co-founder and CEO of Holidu Raised $48.8 To Build A Search Engine For Vacation Rentals?


Johannes Siebers is a business graduate and studied International Business Administration in Tübingen, Madrid, and Sydney from 2004 to 2009. It really came together to work hard to ensure our company kept on functioning. . Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark.

How Lifelong Readers Are Helping Communities Thrive

Digital Promise

We at Baker & Taylor and Follett are constantly encouraging children, parents, librarians, educators, companies and public institutions to support and enable reading, in and out of school by supporting family reading nights, book clubs and drop-everything-and-read type concepts. Krashen 2004. It’s a well-known fact: A child who develops a love of books and reading will recognize a lifetime of benefits.

What Can WordPress Do for my #GAFE Built School District? | #WordPress


He co-founded a dial-up ISP in Northern Michigan in 1995, taught "new media design" classes in 1996, pioneered the blog format in the late 1990s, and has since gone on to build large online community sites for General Wesley Clark (2004 presidential campaign), John Kerry, the U.S. Army (at West Point), The World Economic Forum and dozens of other companies, NGOs, and non-profits both large and small.

EdTech Pioneer Flocabulary Taps Seasoned Leader


Founded in 2004, Flocabulary began as a revolutionary SAT prep platform that taught vocabulary through rap lyrics. The company is tapping into districts' need for culturally relevant offerings in an unrivaled fashion, enabling teachers to reach students in ways that will have a profound impact both on learning outcomes and on school climate," said Heiman. The company's rappers, artists and educators develop videos and activities that are captivating, relevant and research-based.

Chandra Firmanto, Managing Partner at Indogen Capital- A Venture Capital For Southeast Asia, Founder’s Best Partner In Indonesia!


Since 2004, he has worked as Chairman of PT Aneka Makmur Sejahtera, in which he directed 3500+ employees and 150+ branches across Indonesia and a diverse portfolio across automotive, hospitality, and real estate sectors. Since 2004, I have worked as Chairman of PT Aneka Makmur Sejahtera.

Silver Lake Acquires Majority Stake in Weld North’s Digital Curriculum Business


For more than two decades, Jonathan Grayer has made a career out of welding educational companies. In 2010, he pooled his own money with KKR, a private equity firm, to launch Weld North , which has since acquired another 16 edtech companies (and invested in 4 others). These three companies include other assets that Weld North has acquired over time. Overall, nine of the 16 companies purchased by Weld North are part of the group now owned by Silver Lake.

Public and Private Organizations Nationwide Choose Rave’s Coronavirus Recovery Solution to Safely Reopen and Keep Communities Informed

eSchool News

Founded in 2004, Rave’s award-winning software solutions are backed by leading growth equity firm TCV. read our company?blog,

Assessing exports through the lens of innovation

The Christensen Institute

Cementing its reputation as an innovation hub, it now serves as a regional headquarters for some of the world’s largest and most innovative companies, such as BMW, Roche, Novartis, Microsoft, and Apple. The MFA, which set the rules for worldwide trade in textiles from 1974 to 2004, expired on January 1, 2005. Exports are often seen as a solution to the problem of sustained economic development, and indeed they can be.

Preventing the Math Summer Slide

Digital Promise

An early stage education technology company, Cignition, is attempting to break that trend through a summer program that keeps students engaged in mathematics through their online virtual world Fog Stone Isle. 2004). The summer slide, a loss of academic progress during the summer break between school years, has been confirmed in many research studies since an early publication by White in 1906 [1].

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In Move Towards Nonprofit, Grand Canyon University Sells for $875M


Grand Canyon Education, a publicly-traded education company, announced today it has sold Grand Canyon University for $875 million to form a nonprofit. But in 2004 Grand Canyon University found itself facing closure—with$20 million in debt—and with less than 1,000 students, and switched to become a for-profit institution. In 2014 officials at the company announced plans to turn the university back to a nonprofit.

10 Ways to Publish Your Game Anywhere

The Game Agency

or 2004) and load into your Learning Management System (LMS). You can use the game you created to train your audience on your company’s history. I deployed the Jump and Match games on behalf of a leading Fortune 100 processor company.

Twelve Years Later: What’s Really Changed in the K-12 Sector? (Part 1)


Some entrepreneurs were drawn to the sector after reading it—and made the paper part of their company’s onboarding practice. The company was renamed “Amplify.” Five years later, Berger led a management buyout of the company, backed by Emerson Collective. A friend recently read a 2004 Harvard Business School case study of Wireless Generation’s work in Montgomery County, Maryland, and responded: “Thanks!

EdSurge Article Recommends Edtech Efficacy Portfolios - Here's Ours

MIND Research Institute

The article goes on to provide guidance about where an edtech company might focus their efficacy measurement efforts based on the maturity of their product and organization. Fuster, 2004; Schneider & Chein, 2003), schemas and heuristics (e.g., Dietrich, 2004), to name a few. 2004). 2004). Over the past several years, MIND Research Institute has been endeavoring to change the conversation around edtech evaluations.

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10 Ways to Publish Your Game Anywhere

The Game Agency

or 2004) and load into your Learning Management System (LMS). You can use the game you created to train your audience on your company’s history. I deployed the Jump and Match games on behalf of a leading Fortune 100 processor company. This is a great way to make a company wide conference call more engaging. Mercer’s 2018 Global Talent Trends survey found that “most employees want their company to offer more flexible work options.”

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