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Tyton Announces Global Growth50

Tyton Partners Recognizes 50 International Education Companies with Impact Tyton Partners names the 2018 Tyton Global Growth50 at EdTechX Conference in London  London, June 19, 2018 – Tyton Partners, the leading provider of investment banking and strategy consulting services to the global knowledge sector, today announced its Tyton Growth50, a recognition of dynamic growth-stage companies in the education sector to firms...

|Jun 19th, 2018

Educational Supplier Really Good Stuff Acquires Steve Spangler Science

MONTEREY, Calif., April 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Really Good Stuff, LLC, a subsidiary of Excelligence Learning Corporation, the Monterey, California-based leading provider of educational tools and solutions to early childhood and elementary teachers and parents, announced its acquisition of Steve Spangler Science, the Denver-based creator and marketer of innovative STEM-based products and learning experiences that introduce young minds to future opportunities in science, technology, engineering...

|Apr 2nd, 2018

TCV Makes Strategic Investment In Education Technology Leader Watermark

NEW YORK, March 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Watermark, the largest provider of assessment software for higher education institutions worldwide, announced today that TCV has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a controlling interest in the company. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter and is subject to customary closing conditions. TCV is one of the largest providers of capital...

|Mar 27th, 2018

Wolters Kluwer Health to Acquire Firecracker

Wolters Kluwer Health announces today that it has signed an agreement to acquire Firecracker, an adaptive learning, assessment, and study-planning solution used by more than 20 percent of U.S. medical students. Firecracker will become part of the Health Learning, Research & Practice group, which produces high quality medical education and practice content under the Lippincott imprint. Founded in 2009, Firecracker...

|Mar 5th, 2018

Carnegie Learning Announces Strategic Alliance with Smithsonian

PITTSBURGH–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Carnegie Learning, Inc., a research-proven leader of mathematics technology, curriculum and services, has announced a strategic alliance with the Smithsonian Institution. The Smithsonian has long been a leading developer of research-based science and engineering curriculum through its Smithsonian Science Education Center, which was established in 1985 to help transform the teaching and learning of science in the United States...

|Jan 18th, 2018

Titans in education

Few firms know the global education market as well as Boston-based Tyton Partners. Kirsten Noben talks to founder Chris Curran about current trends There are only a few education deals in the US which Tyton Partners are not familiar with. The investment banking and strategy consultancy firm, first launched in 2010 in Boston by Chris Curran and Adam Newman as Education Growth Advisors, changed its...

|Oct 13th, 2017

Education Veteran Expands Tyton Partners’ Operations to West Coast

Source: Press Release NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwired – Oct 12, 2017) – Trace Urdan has joined Tyton Partners, the leading provider of investment banking and strategy consulting services to the global knowledge sector, as a Managing Director. Trace will be primarily focused on developing new relationships in support of the Firm’s banking and consulting practices and extending its sector thought leadership...

|Oct 12th, 2017

Tyton Partners Launches Largest National Study on Academic Advising and Student Success, Driving Toward a Degree 2017

Source: Press Release BOSTON, MA (Oct 12, 2017) – Tyton Partners has released Driving Toward a Degree 2017, the latest report in a series that measures the extent and impact of various practices and products related to academic advising across higher education institutions nationwide.  The two-part study includes survey responses from 2,200 institutional stakeholders from nearly 1,400 unique institutions, and...

|Oct 12th, 2017

Tyton Partners Co-Advised DMGT’s Hobsons in the Sale of Select Product Lines to Campus Management Corp.

Source: Press release (PR NEWSWIRE Sep 28, 2017) -Tyton Partners (www.tytonpartners.com) acted as co-advisor to DMGT Hobsons, Inc., in the sale of product lines Radius, AppReview, ApplyYourself, Connect, and Retain to Campus Management Corp., a Leeds Equity Partners portfolio company.  These solutions are used globally by more than 700 higher education institutions.  JEGI (www.jegi.com), was lead advisor to DMGT’s Hobsons,...

|Oct 5th, 2017

Innovative Employment Technology Fund Launches and Announces Initial Investments

Source: Press Release CHICAGO, IL (September 26, 2017) –The Joyce Foundation, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, The Rockefeller Foundation, and the Walmart Foundation capitalize the Employment Technology Fund The Employment Technology Fund (“ETF”), an innovative impact investing initiative of the New Venture Fund, and made possible with funding from these leading foundations—The Joyce Foundation, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, The Rockefeller Foundation, and the...

|Sep 27th, 2017
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