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Kickboard Instructional Management Solution and Company Founder/CEO Jen Medbery are EdTech Digest Awards Finalists

By | March 30th, 2015|Kickboard, News & Updates, Portfolio Companies|

The Kickboard instructional management solution for K-12 districts and schools has been named a finalist in the “Cool Tools” student academic tracking solution category of the 2015 EdTech Digest Awards. Kickboard’s founder and CEO Jennifer Medbery has likewise been honored as a finalist in the program’s Leadership Awards. Now in its fifth year, the EdTech Digest Awards honor tools, trendsetters and leaders in [...]

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Hobsons Now Delivers a Comprehensive Suite of Student Support Services from K-12 through Post-Secondary Education

By | February 18th, 2015|News & Updates, Portfolio Companies, Starfish Retention Solutions|

Hobsons, the world’s leader in connecting learning to life, today announced the acquisition of Starfish Retention Solutions, the leading provider of student success and advising systems for higher education institutions. The Starfish® Enterprise Success Platform™ will augment Hobsons’ existing advising and admissions tools, creating a unique all-inclusive portfolio of student support from grade school through [...]

Mashable Raises $17 Million in Series B Funding

By | January 29th, 2015|Mashable, News & Updates, Portfolio Companies|

Mashable, the leading media company for the Connected Generation, announced today that it has raised $17 million in Series B funding, led by Time Warner Investments. The capital will allow Mashable to add over 100 employees, investing heavily in strategic growth areas such as video production across all formats and Mashable’s proprietary Velocity technology, while also [...]

PresenceLearning’s Online Counseling Wins a 2014 Tech & Learning Award of Excellence

By | January 8th, 2015|News & Updates, Portfolio Companies, PresenceLearning|

Innovative method of delivery provides behavior intervention and mental health services to resource-strapped school districts  PresenceLearning was recently named a winner of a 2014 Tech & Learning Award of Excellence in the Best New Products category for its live online counseling services. In its 32nd year, the awards program recognizes products that break new ground [...]

Stellar Student Progress Celebrated: Top Performing Districts Receive Award of Excellence from PresenceLearning

By | December 3rd, 2014|News & Updates, Portfolio Companies, PresenceLearning|

Hundreds of students at districts receiving online speech therapy from PresenceLearning met or exceeded national benchmarks for progress  Having provided more than 275,000 live online speech therapy sessions last year at nearly 1,000 schools, PresenceLearning today revealed the top performing school districts in its programs nationally. Each of the top school districts will receive the [...]

K2 Intelligence Opens New Cyber Security Practice in Tel Aviv

By | September 4th, 2014|K2 Intelligence, News & Updates, Portfolio Companies|

To deliver a cyber security strategy by powering and providing immediate response to any organization’s needs based on expert advice and assistance on cyber breaches K2 Intelligence, a world leading risk management firm, today announced the opening of its cyber security practice in Tel Aviv, Israel, providing comprehensive and dependable cyber services for assessing, defending [...]

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PresenceLearning Featured on Inc. Magazine’s 33rd Annual Inc. 500 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Companies

By | August 28th, 2014|Portfolio Companies, PresenceLearning|

PresenceLearning, the leader in online special education, was ranked 146th overall – and third in the education category – on Inc. Magazine’s 33rd annual Inc. 500|5000 list, which is an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The company also ranked as the ninth fastest growing firm in the Bay Area and sixth fastest growing in San Francisco. [...]

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Civitas Learning™ Powering More College and University Student Success Work

By | July 29th, 2014|Civitas, News & Updates, Portfolio Companies|

More leading colleges, universities, and systems join the student success and analytics innovator, Civitas Learning, as Pioneers Civitas Learning™ welcomes new institutions to this year’s Pioneer Partners, as the company continues the work of powering student success and analytics innovation. Earlier this year, Civitas Learning announced its Founding Pioneer Partners, who are joined by these additional [...]

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Regent Education Raises $9 Million to Expand Sales and Support of Financial Aid Management Solutions

By | July 7th, 2014|News & Updates, Portfolio Companies, Regent Education|

Regent Education, the leading provider of financial aid management and enrollment optimization software solutions for higher education institutions, today announced a $9 million round of funding to support and accelerate the company’s growth. The company closed a $4 million Series C equity financing from both new and existing investors: New Markets Venture Partners joins current [...]

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SK Telecom and Fishtree Join Forces to Build Better Education Solutions

By | June 28th, 2014|Fishtree, News & Updates, Portfolio Companies|

SK Telecom, Korea’s leading telecommunications company, and a global leader in innovation, has signed a strategic alliance to partner with Fishtree, provider of one of the world’s leading learning platforms. The partnership is focused on offering new and combined solutions for classrooms all over the world, with leading hardware, software and content solutions. The announcement [...]

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