Tag Archives: higher education

Op-Ed Monolithic LMS EDUKWEST

The Last Days of the Monolithic LMS

The LMS, as we currently know it, is a relic from a long-gone era. An era where the internet was in its infancy, where static, text-heavy content was the norm, and where the web was accessed from the desktop. Where services like AOL, Yahoo and MSN tried to be everything to everybody.

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Ellucian TPG Capital EDBRIEF 08 2015 EDUKWEST

EDBRIEF: Ellucian acquired by TPG Capital and Leonard Green Partners

Ellucian announced that private equity firms TPG Capital and Leonard Green Partners acquired a majority stake in the higher education SaaS provider from its current owners Hellman & Friedman LLC and JMI Equity.

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Think Olio EdTech Startup Profile EDUKWEST

Think Olio – EdTech Startup Profile

Name: Think Olio
Website: www.thinkolio.org
Headquarters: New York, USA
Vertical: Higher Education, Lifelong Learning
Tech: Web

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University Ventures Seed EDBRIEF 08 2015 EDUKWEST

EDBRIEF: University Ventures launches $5 million Seed Portfolio

University Ventures, an investment firm focused on the higher education market, announced its $5 million seed portfolio.

The fund already made initial seed investments in a couple of edtech companies, namely technology distribution network Entangled Ventures, job skills platform ProSky, ePortfolio company Portfolium, and SaaS platform CampusLogic.

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Unizin CourseLoad EDBRIEF 08 2015 EDUKWEST

EDBRIEF: Unizin acquires E-Textbook Platform Courseload

Unizin, a consortium of higher education institutions, acquired e-textbook platform Courseload. Part of the team will join Unizin, further terms of the deal have not been disclosed.

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