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Cengage Acquires WebAssign, Strengthening Market Position in Science, Technology and Math

Source: BOSTON and RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Cengage, an education and technology company, today announced the acquisition of WebAssign, a leading provider of digital learning solutions for higher education. The acquisition strengthens Cengage’s position as a market leader in science, technology and math offering three unique platforms for faculty and institutions. BOSTON and RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 27,...

|Sep 28th, 2016

American Splendour

Education sector M&A activity increased once again in 2015. Nick Herbert takes a look at the deals and emergent sector trends. Source: Education Investor, July/August 2016 [Excerpted here by permission] “There has been a bit of a micro-bubble in ed tech,” says Chris Curran, Founder and Managing Director at Tyton Partners. “There are still multitudes of phenomenal companies out there with great prospects...

|Sep 8th, 2016

Scale-Ups Over Start-Ups: Tyton Partners Announces 2016 Growth50 Companies

Source: Press Release Company Recognizes Top 50 Growth-Stage Companies in the Education Sector Achieving Impact at Scale BOSTON, MA–(Marketwired – Sep 7, 2016) –  Tyton Partners, the leading provider of investment banking and strategy consulting services to the global knowledge sector, today released their annual Tyton Growth50 list, which recognizes the top 50 organizations achieving impact at scale through a combination...

|Sep 8th, 2016

Rich Flynn Joins Tyton Partners as Managing Director

Source: Press Release STAMFORD, CT–(Marketwired – Sep 8, 2016) – Tyton Partners, a leading advisory firm in the global knowledge market, today announced that Rich Flynn, former president of Apollo Education Ventures, will join the firm’s senior leadership team as a Managing Director in Tyton Partners’ investment banking practice. Rich has over 25 years of strategic, financial management, operational and...

|Sep 8th, 2016

Lots of Talk, Little Action for Academic Advising and Planning Technology

Source: Edsurge The latest Tyton research focuses on how higher-ed institutions are using advising and planning technology. With support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and in collaboration with National Association of Student Personnel Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA), National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), and the Global Community on Academic Advising (NACADA), Tyton surveyed 1,400 administrators, advisors...

|Jun 28th, 2016

Learning to Adapt

Source: Inside Higher Ed Major study of adaptive learning finds inconclusive results about its ability to improve outcomes and lower costs, but use at two-year colleges and in remedial courses shows potential. Click here to read the full story

|Jun 28th, 2016

Didn’t Go to College, but Have You Seen My LinkedIn?

Source: Bloomberg.com What people might learn from the combined companies after the Microsoft deal. Click here for the full story.

|Jun 28th, 2016

New Research from Tyton Partners Highlights Imperative of Higher Education Planning and Advising Reform

Source:  Press Release As postsecondary student retention and completion rates in the US fail to improve at expected rates, there has been an increased focus on advising and specifically an approach called integrated planning and advising for student success (iPASS). Tyton Partners and the Babson Survey Research Group collaborated with The Global Community for Academic Advising (NACADA), Student Affairs Administrators...

|Jun 28th, 2016

Tyton Partners Places Call for Growth Companies With Staying Power

Tyton Partners Places Call for Growth Companies With Staying Power Nominations for the 2016 Tyton Growth50 are open, recognizing growth-stage companies in education sector achieving impact at scale Boston, April 19, 2015 – Tyton Partners, the leading provider of investment banking and strategy consulting services to the global knowledge sector, today announced it is accepting nominations for its second annual...

|Apr 19th, 2016

Unlocking Predictive Analytics to Improve Student Engagement and Retention

Published by: Campus Technology The year 2015 was a turning point for data analytics technology. Now is the time for higher education institutions to put data to use and give students the advising support they need to succeed. Read the full article here.  

|Jan 28th, 2016
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