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Choose to Learn 2022

Choose to Learn 2022: Connecting in- and out-of-school learning in a post-pandemic world Across K-12, families have theoretically always had choices: namely, where their child goes to school and how they spend their time outside of school. But these choices present too many compromises. Families value school—it can be cost-effective, convenient, credible—but they rarely depend […]

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Training Industry: 4 Reasons Why Prioritizing Personalized Employee Skill Building Boosts Retention

Article originally published on trainingindustry.com. Following years of an overheated labor market, organizations are as focused as ever on reducing costly attrition. The challenge is knowing where to focus efforts to have the biggest impact. It’s often easiest to concentrate talent management initiatives on blanket retention strategies like employee surveys or improved compensation and benefit […]

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Tyton Partners Represented Zovio in Their Sale of Full Stack Academy to Simplilearn (Blackstone)

Tyton Partners served as the exclusive financial adviser to Zovio. DETAILS: SEGMENTS INDUSTRIES About Fullstack Academy Fullstack Academy is a national tech education provider based in New York City. Founded in 2012, it offers web development, cybersecurity, data analytics, DevOps, and product management bootcamps. Fullstack Academy also offers the Grace Hopper Program, an immersive software engineering […]

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Tyton Partners Represented Fielding Graduate University in its Affiliation with Rowan Global, a subsidiary of Rowan University

Tyton Partners served as the exclusive financial adviser to Fielding Graduate University. DETAILS: SEGMENTS INDUSTRIES About Fielding Graduate University For 48 years, Fielding Graduate University has been educating leaders, scholars and practitioners for a more just and sustainable world. An accredited nonprofit leader, we combine face‐to‐face and online learning, delivering graduate education that fosters individual development, community collaboration […]

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Tyton Partners Represented California Southern University in its Sale to Perdoceo Education Corporation

Tyton Partners served as the exclusive financial adviser to California Southern University. DETAILS: SEGMENTS INDUSTRIES About California Southern University California Southern University is an entirely different type of university designed with the learner in mind. As a distance learning institution, CalSouthern is a member of the American InterContinental University System. The System is accredited by the […]

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Tyton Partners Represented Cicero Group in their Sale of Ed Direction to MGT Consulting

Tyton Partners served as the exclusive financial adviser to Cicero Group. DETAILS: SEGMENTS INDUSTRIES About Ed DirectionEd Direction serves as a nationally recognized educational policy and practice thought leader. Ed Direction builds the local capacity of school systems to implement evidence-based practices that increase the efficacy of educators to ensure optimal academic, social, and emotional growth […]

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Tyton Partners Represented Amber Book in its Sale to Career Certified (Waud Capital Partners)

Tyton Partners served as the exclusive financial adviser to Amber Book. DETAILS: SEGMENTS INDUSTRIES About Amber BookWith the video series they’ve created, Amber Book has helped 17,000 emerging professionals study for the architecture licensure exams. Michael Ermann, the course creator, was the first person in the nation to pass all six ARE® 5.0 divisions, and the small portion of the course […]

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Tyton Partners Represented SchoolKidz in its Sale to School Specialty

Tyton Partners served as the exclusive financial adviser to SchoolKidz. DETAILS: SEGMENTS INDUSTRIES About the SchoolKidz Programs SchoolKidz offers two primary programs: Teacher Tailored:The School Kidz Teacher Tailored Program has provided millions of school supply kits to parents and serviced thousands of schools nationwide for the past 25 years. This team works with Parent Teacher Organizations/Associations […]

Avoiding the Trap of Too Little Too Late

The challenges facing higher education are well understood: a demographic cliff of traditional-aged applicants, a declining proportion of full-pay families, and a growing skepticism of the value of (ever-more) expensive post-secondary degrees with resulting student consumerism. Add to this rapidly rising technological complexity, deferred maintenance on deteriorating physical assets, escalating administrative costs associated with student […]

The Wisdom of Crowds: Four Education Investing Trends that are Thriving

There were fewer headline-grabbing deals announced in September, though the $121M transfer of Softbank’s stake in Kahoot! to General Atlantic was notable. While the transaction might say more about Softbank than Kahoot!, it does underscore the staying power of edtech that another large, global venture investor is entering the sector in such a meaningful manner. We are also pleased to highlight […]

Choose To Learn 2022: More than 50% of Parents Say It’s Time for a More Student-Centric Approach to our K-12 Education System

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, October 26, 2022 – Today, Tyton Partners, in collaboration with the Walton Family Foundation and Stand Together Trust, released a new report, Choose to Learn 2022, that looks at data collected from more than 3,000 K-12 parents and more than 150 K-12 suppliers across all 50 states in the United States. The report […]

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Tyton Partners represented FF Ventures in its Sale of Edufficient to PX.com

Tyton Partners served as the exclusive financial adviser to FF Ventures DETAILS: SEGMENTS INDUSTRIES About Edufficient Edufficient, a portfolio company of FF Ventures, was founded over a decade ago by industry veterans Tom Ferrara (CEO) and David Flack (COO) and quickly established itself as a leading digital advertising agency exclusively focused on education. Edufficient’s objective is to facilitate long-term sustainable growth […]

School Disrupted: Investigating K-12 District Public School Enrollment Trends

With support from Stand Together Trust and the Walton Family Foundation, we published School Disrupted 2022, the second iteration in our ongoing series focused on K-12 enrollment trends. School Disrupted, a three-part publication, details how families are making post-pandemic educational decisions for their children and the impact on school enrollment patterns and parents’ future aspirations. This month, we recap […]

Retooling the Relationship Between Workers and Employers: Transformative Models in the Future of Work

This panel features Andrea Mainelli (Tyton Partners), Beth Cobert (Markle Foundation), Yigal Kerzenbaum (ETF@JFFLabs), and Leila Makarechi (Merit America). We discuss the relevant insights about: How the public/private partnership are driving change in the future of work The challenges they’re facing in collaborating to drive scale How they are tackling some of the toughest issues […]

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Tyton Partners Represented Linkage, a portfolio company of Renovus Capital Partners in its sale to The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

Tyton Partners served as the exclusive financial adviser to Linkage. DETAILS: SEGMENTS INDUSTRIES About Linkage Linkage is a global leadership development firm committed to advancing women and accelerating inclusion in leaders and organizations. For more than 30 years, Linkage has been changing the face of leadership by impacting organizational effectiveness and equity. Through our work with more than […]

School Disrupted Part 2: Multi-site Schooling as a Bridge Between Traditional and Student-Centric Learning

This year, Tyton is publishing School Disrupted 2022 in collaboration with Stand Together Trust and the Walton Family Foundation. In this report, we have extended our work from School Disrupted 2021 to explore how families continue to navigate traditional and alternative school models. Drawing on two surveys of more than 6,000 K-12 parents, School Disrupted […]

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Tyton Partners Represented ChildCare Education Institute in its sale to StraighterLine (BV Investment Partners)

Tyton Partners served as the exclusive financial adviser CCEI. DETAILS: SEGMENTS INDUSTRIES About ChildCare Education Institute, LLC Based in the greater Atlanta area, ChildCare Education Institute® provides high-quality, distance education certificates and child care training programs in an array of child care settings, including preschool centers, family child care, prekindergarten classrooms, nanny care, online daycare training and more. […]

School Disrupted 2022 Study Finds District Public School Enrollment Has Dropped Nearly 10% 

Tyton Partners launches a new report series in partnership with Stand Together Trust and the Walton Family Foundation on how the COVID-19 pandemic has continued to disrupt K-12 enrollment trends. BOSTON, September 20, 2022 Tyton Partners, the leading global investment banking and strategy consulting firm exclusively dedicated to the rapidly evolving Global Education Sector, has […]

Unlocking Employee Retention: Leveraging Skill Building to Promote Internal Mobility

In June, we shared a strategic response to upskilling and reskilling in today’s uncertain labor market. To expand on this topic, below we explore why reskilling and upskilling are important tools for addressing employee retention.  Organizational rationale for prioritizing skill building typically focuses on preparing employees for the “future of work”. Trends like automation and digitization […]

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Tyton Partners Represented Finetune in its sale to Prometric

Tyton Partners served as the exclusive financial adviser to Finetune. SEGMENTS INDUSTRIES About Finetune Finetune is a leading innovator in the education sector, specializing in the development of hybrid AI-human-solutions that address some of the most challenging problems including automated content generation and AI-powered learning-resource classification. For more information, please visit Finetune – Creating AI-Human hybrid solutions […]

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Tyton Partners Represented Brany in its acquisition of Tech Software

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to Brany in its acquisition of compliance software provider Tech Software. DETAILS: SEGMENTS INDUSTRIES About Brany BRANY is a national organization providing a continuum of compliance support services to investigators, hospitals, universities, academic medical centers.,biotech, pharmaceutical and medical device companies. BRANY includes: BRANY Research Services, providing outsourced clinical […]

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Tyton Partners Represented Strategic Planning Online (SPOL) in its Sale to Cordance

Tyton Partners served as exclusive financial advisor to SPOL DETAILS: SEGMENTS INDUSTRIES About Strategic Planning Online (SPOL) SPOL helps colleges and universities improve institutional effectiveness and better prepare students for success. Its integrated strategic management software encompasses planning, accreditation, assessment, credentialing, and budgeting. This cross-functional focus enables visibility and accountability at all levels while building a […]

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Tyton Partners Represented FEV Tutor in its Sale to Alpine Investors

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to FEV Tutor DETAILS: SEGMENTS INDUSTRIES About FEV Tutor Based in Boston, FEV Tutor is the leading research and evidence-based online tutoring platform working nationally to effect change in K-12 education. Its ESSA-approved programs are strategically designed in close collaboration with each partner school, district, charter school, and […]

7000+ Faculty & Administrators Share Their Views on Equity Gaps and Opportunities

Today, we published three reports which highlight how the higher education system misses the mark for students, especially those from historically under-represented groups and those with financial needs. Especially for Black, Latino, and Indigenous students and students with financial needs, the college experience continues to be a challenging one. Thanks to the participation of 7,400 […]

Reports: Nationwide, Large-Scale Studies Find New Evidence on How Schools Are Closing Outcome Gaps

Tyton Partners publishes three reports highlighting how higher education institutions struggle to support students in the post-pandemic era and what is working to close equity gaps.1 2 BOSTON, July 12, 2022 Tyton Partners has released the annual updates of Driving Toward a Degree, Hitting Their Stride, and Time for Class, highlighting how the higher education […]

Hitting Their Stride: Building Momentum Through High-Quality Implementation and a Commitment to Change

The developmental education reform movement is at a crossroads. While significant shifts in institutional and state policy have worked to dismantle the prior problematic approaches to developmental education, aggregate survey data from the past three years shows little change in self-reported awareness and adoption of key elements of the reform movement. Additionally, the fallout from […]

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Tyton Partners Represented Northlane Capital Partners in its Investment in Infobase

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to Northlane Capital Partners DETAILS: SEGMENTS INDUSTRIES About Northlane Capital Partners Based in Bethesda, MD, NCP is a middle market private equity firm focused on key segments within the healthcare and business services sectors, where its principals have invested more than $1.6 billion of equity capital. NCP’s strategy […]

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Tyton Partners Represented CORE Higher Education Group in Securing its Significant Growth Equity investment from The Riverside Company

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to CORE Higher Education Group DETAILS: SEGMENTS INDUSTRIES About CORE Higher Education Group Headquartered in West Warwick, Rhode Island, CORE Higher Education Group is an education technology company providing colleges a suite of software applications to support the student journey… from recruiting… to clinical education… to workplace readiness. Founded […]

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Tyton Partners Represented Curiosity Media in its Sale to IXL Learning

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to Curiosity Media DETAILS: SEGMENTS INDUSTRIES About Curiosity Media We are the people behind the leading Spanish learning websites, SpanishDict, inglés.com, and Fluencia, which collectively help more than 100 million people each year with reliable, accurate, easy-to-use resources for speaking English and Spanish. SpanishDict.com is the world’s top destination […]

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Tyton Partners Represented PeopleGrove in Securing its Significant Growth Equity Investment from The Riverside Company

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to PeopleGrove DETAILS: SEGMENTS INDUSTRIES About PeopleGrove PeopleGrove’s mission is to ensure every learner has access to the people and networks needed to succeed. PeopleGrove provides best-in-class career exploration, career navigation, and social capital access for millions of students and alumni around the world. Founded in 2015, PeopleGrove […]

Supplier Benchmarking Toolkit: A supplemental resource to Improving Instructional Resources to Enhance the Teacher Experience

There is a crisis in U.S. schools: Teachers, the most important ingredient in a child’s learning,1 are demoralized. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, one in six K-12 teachers reported that they were likely to leave the profession. During the pandemic, this number increased to one in four.2 There are many avenues to better support and […]

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Tyton Partners Represented HCI in its Sale to Simplify Compliance, a Leeds Equity Partners Portfolio Company

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to Human Capital Institute. DETAILS: SEGMENTS INDUSTRIES About Human Capital Institute HCI believes that strategic, high-performing HR professionals and teams drive better human capital and business outcomes by aligning their organizations’ human capital strategy with their business strategy. Since 2004, HCI has provided relevant, research-based learning resources to […]

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Tyton Partners Represented Graduate School USA in its Sale to American Public Education, Inc

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to Graduate School USA in its sale to American Public Education, Inc. DETAILS: SEGMENTS INDUSTRIES About Graduate School USA Graduate School USA was established in 1921 as part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and is celebrating its centennial anniversary this year. GSUSA provides training to the federal workforce through […]

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Tyton Partners Represented Treehouse in its Sale to Xenon Partners

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to Treehouse in its sale to Xenon Partners. DETAILS: SEGMENTS INDUSTRIES About Treehouse Treehouse was founded in 2011 with the purpose of making tech more accessible through affordable and engaging online tech education. Treehouse has taught over 260,000 people how to code and design, and our goal is to create lasting, systemic […]

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Tyton Partners Represented 95 Percent Group in Securing its Significant Investment from Leeds Equity

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to 95 Percent Group in its investment by Leeds Equity. DETAILS: SEGMENTS About 95 Percent Group Founded in 2005, 95 Percent Group is an educational company whose mission is to help educators identify and address the needs of struggling readers. Using an approach that is aligned with Structured […]

Survey: Parent Awareness and Economic Barriers Shaping the Future of Supplemental Learning Pods

Final report in Tyton Partners’ three-part series investigating the scale and scope of alternative education models concludes with an optimistic view of the future of SLPs As schools strive to achieve a “new normal” following the 2020-2021 academic school year conducted primarily remotely, the continued adoption of supplemental learning pods (SLPs) is impacted by whether […]

Amazon to Use Free College as a Recruiting Tool

A higher education state system administrator recently told us that employer partnerships are like flossing: valuable sure, but tedious and sometimes painful, and not nearly as prevalent as often claimed. Yet from Starbucks to Walmart to Amazon they are an increasingly prominent part of the higher education landscape and public institutions in particular given their broad missions must reckon with how they will serve and support this new class of student and new category of sponsor. Not unlike […]

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Tyton Partners Represented Sylvan Learning in its Acquisition by Franchise Group, Inc.

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to Sylvan Learning in its sale to Franchise Group, Inc. About Sylvan Learning With more than 40 years of experience and more than 750 points of presence throughout North America, Sylvan Learning is the leading provider of personal learning for students in grades K-12. Sylvan is transforming how […]

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Tyton Partners Represented the University of Massachusetts in its Acquisition of Brandman University

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to the University of Massachusetts in its acquisition of Brandman University. About the University of Massachusetts The University of Massachusetts is a world-class public research university committed to advancing knowledge and transforming lives. Through its world-class educational programs, groundbreaking research enterprise, and its impactful community service and industry […]

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Tyton Partners Represented TakeLessons in its Sale to Microsoft

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to TakeLessons in its sale to Microsoft. About TakeLessons TakeLessons is the online learning marketplace that has been connecting students with experienced, vetted instructors since 2006. TakeLessons’ bespoke suite of websites and applications provides solutions for students of all ages to find instructors for individuals and group classes […]

Tyton Partners Widens Education Industry Coverage with the Elevation of Chris Liedel to Managing Director in the Investment Banking Practice

With extensive experience in the media, education, and non-profit sectors, Chris Liedel has spent the past 25 years driving growth and social impact initiatives for organizations including National Geographic, The Smithsonian, and the Olympic and Paralympic movements. Today, Tyton Partners announces that current firm Vice Chairman Liedel will expand his role at Tyton Partners to […]

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Tyton Partners Represented Product School in Securing its Growth Equity Investment from Leeds Illuminate

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to Product School in securing its growth equity investment from Leeds Illuminate. About Product School Product School is the global leader in Product Management training, with a community of more than one million product professionals, and the organizer of ProductCon, the world’s largest online Product Management conference. Our […]

Tyton Partners Announces 2021 Deal Highlights and Predictions for Second Half of the Year

2021 Transformational SaaS and Technology Transactions   2021 Tech-Enabled Services Transactions With global investors racing to deploy billions of dollars across the edtech ecosystem, Tyton Partners continues to be a trusted advisor to many of the preeminent investors, executives, and entrepreneurs navigating a dynamic capital markets environment that is outpacing previous fundraising records. We are […]

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Tyton Partners Represented DigitalEd in Securing its Growth Equity Investment from PSG

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to DigitalEd in securing its growth equity investment from PSG. About DigitalEd DigitalEd is a cloud-based software company devoted to improving student educational success. At DigitalEd, we have used our beliefs, values and core pillars of software development to build the Möbius platform; an innovative and comprehensive learning […]

Tyton Partners Investment Banking Practice Completes Record First Half of 2021

With global investors racing to deploy billions of dollars across the edtech ecosystem, Tyton Partners continues to be a trusted advisor to many of the pre-eminent investors, executives, and entrepreneurs navigating a dynamic capital markets environment that is outpacing previous fundraising records. During the first half of the year, the Tyton Partners Investment Banking team […]

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Tyton Partners Represented ArtistWorks in its Sale to TrueFire Studios, a Portfolio Company of Growth Catalyst Partners

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to ArtistWorks in its sale to TrueFire Studios. About ArtistWorks In 2008, former AOL executive technologist David Butler set out to learn jazz guitar. With no acceptable teachers in his area, he built a revolutionary online system to enable anyone to get direct feedback from a master teacher […]

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Tyton Partners Represented Philanthropy University in its Merger with OneValley

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to Philanthropy University in its merger with OneValley. About Philanthropy University Named from the word Philanthropos meaning love of humanity, Philanthropy U was founded by the Al-Dabbagh Group in 2015. The Group’s Giving Platform commits Al-Dabbagh to a number of philanthropic initiatives that aim to maximize the impact, […]

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Tyton Partners Represented Mentoring Minds in its Sale to Curriculum Associates

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to Mentoring Minds in its sale to Curriculum Associates. About Mentoring Minds Founded by teachers, Mentoring Minds supports principals and educators with the research-based resources needed to teach critical thinking and improve student achievement. Its ThinkUp! Standards Mastery System provides rigorous materials that elevate achievement among all students while […]

Closing the Perception to Practice Gap Can Improve Equity Across Student Lifecycle

A family of reports from Tyton Partners examine how academic institutions can implement practices that increase equitable outcomes in higher education Tyton Partners has released the annual updates of Hitting their Stride, Time for Class, and Driving Toward a Degree which collectively examine the evolving gap existing between the perception and practice of equity¹ across […]

Driving Toward a Degree 2021: Caseload, Coordination, Student Engagement, and Equity

Driving Toward a Degree is a research collaborative for increasing student success across the higher education landscape. Since 2016, data has been collected and analyzed via longitudinal primary research to understand the state of institutional practices and technology adoption that facilitate holistic student support. The goal is to offer insights to help institutions evolve their […]

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Tyton Partners Represented LitCharts in its Sale to Course Hero

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to LitCharts in its sale to Course Hero. LitCharts is working to make literature more accessible to readers at every level. More than 50 million students, teachers, parents, and general-interest readers turn to LitCharts to get everything they need for everything they read. In creating LitCharts, co-founders Ben Florman and Justin […]

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Tyton Partners Advised eScholar in its Sale to Harris

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to eScholar in its sale to N. Harris Computer Corporation (Harris). eScholar is a data analytics software provider that delivers longitudinal data warehouse and unique identification management solutions. Its suite of products brings together disparate student data to streamline processes, deliver insightful analysis, and personalized education planning for […]

And One Platform to Rule Them All

As the U.S. collectively emerges from the pandemic, we see no slowdown in enthusiasm for EdTech among investors. The pace and size of deals across all dimensions of the education market continues to grow. And the enthusiasm seems well-warranted. K-12 and post-secondary institutions find themselves with new federal funds to deploy and corporations are as eager as ever to upskill, reskill or simply retain talent through sponsored training.

After COVID-19: Driving Academic Transformation Through Public-Private Partnerships

Just over a year ago, in a matter of a few weeks nearly every American college and university transformed from primarily face-to-face to remote learning.  The result, with little thought for the transformative effect, has been the creation of thousands of public-private partnerships, arraying proprietary platforms and private capital (Zoom has a market cap of $100-billion) into […]

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Tyton Partners Advised Othot in its Sale to Liaison International

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to Othot in its sale to Liaison International. About Othot Othot is the leader in artificial intelligence and prescriptive analytics solutions for higher education institutions across the United States. Othot focuses on each school’s specific enrollment, retention, student success, and alumni engagement goals. Othot’s cloud-based software provides continuous […]

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Tyton Partners Advised Galileo Learning on its Recapitalization by Avathon Capital

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to Galileo Learning on its recapitalization by Avathon Capital. About Galileo Learning Galileo offers award-winning, STEAM-oriented summer enrichment programs at local neighborhood schools. For 20 years, the company’s programs have inspired pre-K to rising 8th graders to face challenges with creativity and confidence. With a mission to develop […]

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Tyton Partners Advised ProctorExam on its Sale to Turnitin

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive advisor to ProctorExam in its sale to Turnitin. About ProctorExam ProctorExam is one of the largest online proctoring companies in Europe and a global leader in providing SaaS proctoring solutions for corporate organizations and learning institutions around the globe. Founded in 2014, the Amsterdam, the Netherlands based company’s web-enabled platform […]

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Tyton Partners Advised Steve & Kate’s Camp on its Sale to Bright Horizons

About Steve & Kate’s Camp We recognize that, in today’s society, humans face a wide variety of barriers to feeling included and are not always celebrated for what makes them unique. So we take it as our responsibility to create an environment in which individuals of all races, nationalities, ethnicities, ages, abilities, religions, sexual orientation, […]

Tyton Partners Releases Largest National Study on Student Success and Funds Fellow at the NACADA Center for Research

  PRESS RELEASES |FEB 18, 2019   Source: Press Release BOSTON, MA (Feb 18, 2019) – Tyton Partners has released Driving Toward a Degree 2019, the largest longitudinal nation-wide study that measures the adoption and impact of various structures, processes, practices, and technologies related to student success in higher education.  The two-part study includes survey responses […]

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Tyton Partners Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to ECS Learning Systems in its Recapitalization by AAVIN

About Asteria Education, ECS Learning Systems Asteria Education d.b.a ECS Learning Systems is a provider of test preparation programs and materials. The company publishes proprietary, integrated test-preparation materials and software for state-specific examinations which includes subjects such as reading, writing, mathematics, science and critical thinking skills along with activity books, workbooks and practice tests which […]

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Tyton Partners Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to SolidProfessor in its Strategic Partnership with Hawk Ridge Systems

About SolidProfessorSince its founding in 2003, SolidProfessor has evolved into an industry-leading, online learning platform with a community of more than 300,000 learners. SolidProfessor’s online platform features 400+ online, expert-guided courses in SOLIDWORKS, Autodesk Inventor, Mastercam, GD&T, 3D printing, and more, and is equipped with progress tracking, a reporting dashboard, and the ability to fully […]

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Tyton Partners Represented Helix Education in its Sale to Ruffalo Noel Levitz, a Portfolio Company of Summit Partners

About Helix EducationHelix Education provides colleges and universities a comprehensive suite of technology and services to power data-driven enrollment growth. The company’s three data-driven solutions—Outsourced Program Management, Enrollment Marketing, and Retention Services—have successfully helped institutions find, enroll, retain, teach, and graduate post-traditional learners for more than 30 years. Its enrollment growth solutions are powered by […]

Time for Class COVID-19 Edition Part 3: The Impact of 2020 on Introductory Faculty and Their Students

This past fall, higher education faculty across the country, after having worked throughout the summer to rebuild and redesign courses, showed up to “keep teaching” for their students, primarily in hybrid, highly-flexible and online courses. As we close in on the one-year mark of the pandemic, 852 faculty teaching introductory courses are calling for urgent […]

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Tyton Partners Advised TeachTown on Securing its Growth Investment by Bain Capital Double Impact

About TeachTown, Inc.TeachTown, Inc. is exclusively focused on providing software and solutions for students diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Intellectual Disabilities and Developmental Disabilities.  Through a blend of adaptive computer-delivered and teacher-led ABA instruction, TeachTown’s research-based and scientifically proven solutions engage and motivate while building student independence.  Through a robust automatic assessment and data system, student […]

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Tyton Partners Represented TalentSprint in its Majority Recapitalization by NSE Academy, a Wholly Owned Subsidiary of the National Stock Exchange of India Limited

About TalentSprint We partner with top academic institutions and global corporations to bring highly trusted DeepTech programs to experienced and emerging professionals. Our patent-pending, AI-powered, digital learning platform enables a perfect blend of high-end academics and industry-leading practitioner experience. Our programs consistently have among the highest engagement rates and customer delight in the DeepTech learning […]

Making the Grade: Professional Learning to Support our Educators During Remote Learning

The first day of school looked starkly different this year for teachers and students nationwide. As districts continue to face uncertainty around how and where learning will happen, teachers are doing their best to engage students and deliver high-quality educational experiences. As teachers are stretched ever further by rising expectations, all stakeholders, from parents to […]

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Tyton Partners Advised DevelopIntelligence on its Sale to Pluralsight

Tyton Partners acted as financial advisor to DevelopIntelligence on its sale to Pluralsight About DevelopIntelligenceDevelopIntelligence designs, delivers, and manages world-class technical learning programs for software development and engineering organizations looking to attract, retain and grow top technical talent. Managed learning services include training design, development, delivery, and management in the areas of software development, open […]

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Churchill Capital Corp II has Acquired Skillsoft and Global Knowledge

About Churchill Capital Corp II Churchill Capital Corp II is a special purpose acquisition company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses. Churchill II was founded by Michael Klein, who is also the founder and managing partner of […]

Tyton Partners Launches Center for Higher Education Transformation

BOSTON, MA (September 23, 2020) – Colleges and universities are experiencing never-before-seen levels of change, exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Higher education institutions of all types and sizes face a barrage of pressures to improve outcomes and sustainability despite a declining and evolving student population. Tyton Partners has launched its Center for Higher Education Transformation […]

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Tyton Partners Represented Cappex in its Sale to EAB, a Portfolio Company of Vista Equity Partners

Tyton Partners acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Cappex in its sale to EAB, a portfolio company of Vista Equity Partners About Cappex Cappex is a top web destination for students as they actively discover and research colleges online. The platform provides free tools for students to determine their best-fit colleges and scholarships, including […]

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Tyton Partners Represented LearningMate in its Sale to SPi Global, a Portfolio Company of Partners Group

Tyton Partners acted as the exclusive financial advisor to LearningMate in its sale to SPi Gloal, a portfolio company of Partners Group. About LearningMate Founded in 2003, LearningMate has today close to 1000 ed-tech professionals, across the globe. LearningMate is among the leading diversified digital enablement providers in the ed-tech space with a strong multi-geographic […]

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Tyton Partners Represented Carrick Capital Partners in its Acquisition of Flatiron School, a WeWork Company

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to Carrick Capital Partners in its acquisition of Flatiron School, a WeWork Company. About Carrick Capital Partners Headquartered in San Francisco and Newport Beach, Carrick Capital Partners is a growth-oriented investment firm that utilizes ABV (Approach to Building Value) to operationally scale fast-growing, software and software-enabled businesses. Carrick […]

Tyton Partners Represented Carrick Capital Partners in its acquisition of Flatiron School, a WeWork Company

SAN FRANCISCO and NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Carrick Capital Partners (“Carrick”), an investment firm focused on software and software-enabled businesses, today announced that it is acquiring Flatiron School, one of the country’s leading technical bootcamps from WeWork. Flatiron School graduates its students with highly in-demand skills in software engineering, data science, UX/UI design, and cybersecurity. Flatiron […]

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Tyton Partners represented HelioCampus in its sale to Pamlico Capital

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to HelioCampus in its sale to Pamlico Capital. HelioCampus is a first-to-market business performance analytics tech enabled services platform for colleges and universities. Founded in 2015, HelioCampus’ technology platform consolidates, organizes, and manages an institution’s data as HelioCampus’ data scientists partner with customers to develop solutions for their most pressing […]

Tyton Partners represented HelioCampus in its sale to Pamlico Capital

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to HelioCampus in its sale to Pamlico Capital. HelioCampus is a first-to-market business performance analytics tech enabled services platform for colleges and universities. Founded in 2015, HelioCampus’ technology platform consolidates, organizes, and manages an institution’s data as HelioCampus’ data scientists partner with customers to develop solutions for their most pressing […]

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Tyton Partners represented Accelify Solutions on its Sale to Frontline Education

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive advisor to Accelify Solutions, LLC  (“Accelify”), in its sale to Frontline Education (“Frontline”). Accelify is a leading SaaS provider of special education management systems that are designed to help school districts strengthen special education (“SPED”) operations and compliance and maximize Medicaid reimbursement. The company’s suite of modular software products and […]

Tyton Partners represented Accelify Solutions on its Sale to Frontline Education

MALVERN, Pa., Oct. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ Tyton Partners acted as exclusive advisor to Accelify Solutions, LLC  (“Accelify”), in its sale to Frontline Education (“Frontline”). Accelify is a leading SaaS provider of special education management systems that are designed to help school districts strengthen special education (“SPED”) operations and compliance and maximize Medicaid reimbursement. The company’s suite of […]

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Tyton Partners represented Cloud Academy on its Sale to QA

Tyton Partners (www.tytonpartners.com) acted as exclusive advisor to Cloud Academy in its sale to QA. Cloud Academy is the leading enterprise digital skills development platform accelerating innovation through guided Learning Paths, Hands-on Labs, and Skill Assessment. Companies trust Cloud Academy to deliver role-specific training on leading clouds (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform), essential methodologies needed […]

Tyton Partners Releases Time for Class Toolkit to Guide Higher Education Professionals in the Expansion of High Quality Digital Learning

Source: Press Release BOSTON, MA (May 21, 2019) – Tyton Partners has released the Time for Class Toolkit, a set of research-based briefs designed to support institutional dialogue, decision-making and action around instructional practices and digital learning tools, especially adaptive courseware. The kit was built using data from Time for Class, a national longitudinal survey […]

Tyton Partners represented Fullstack Academy in its sale to Zovio

SAN DIEGO, March 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to Fullstack Academy in its sale to Zovio. Fullstack Academy’s coding bootcamps train students across the country in on-campus and remote programs.  Through its own campuses, online, and through university partnerships, graduates of Fullstack programs are trained to succeed in an environment of increasing […]

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Tyton Partners represented TE21, Inc. in its sale to Certica Solutions

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to TE21, Inc. in its sale to Certica Solutions. TE21, Inc. is an award-winning education company that offers mission critical solutions to meet the needs of K-12 schools and districts. TE21 provides benchmark assessments, item bank, intervention solutions, professional development, and education improvement services to K-12 schools. Using […]

Tyton Partners represented TE21, Inc. in its sale to Certica Solutions

WAKEFIELD, Mass., April 11, 2019 Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to TE21, Inc. in its sale to Certica Solutions. TE21, Inc. is an award-winning education company that offers mission critical solutions to meet the needs of K-12 schools and districts. TE21 provides benchmark assessments, item bank, intervention solutions, professional development, and education improvement […]

Appointment of Senior Research Fellow to Support Driving Toward a Degree and the NACADA Center for Research

Source: Press Release BOSTON, MA (April 2, 2019) – Tyton Partners and NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising (NACADA) – proudly announce the appointment of Dr. Lydia Kyei-Blankson as Senior Research Fellow at the NACADA Center for Research at Kansas State University (KSU). Dr. Kyei-Blankson, is the Associate Professor of Educational Administration and Foundations […]

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Tyton Partners represented Fullstack Academy in its sale to Zovio

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to Fullstack Academy in its sale to Zovio. Fullstack Academy’s coding bootcamps train students across the country in on-campus and remote programs.  Through its own campuses, online, and through university partnerships, graduates of Fullstack programs are trained to succeed in an environment of increasing demand for IT professionals. […]

Driving Towards a Degree: The Evolution of Student Supports in Higher Education

This report follows Tyton Partners’ 2015 two-part series Driving Toward a Degree: The Evolution of Planning and Advising in Higher Education, the 2016 publication Driving Toward a Degree: Establishing a Baseline on Integrated Approaches to Planning and Advising, and the 2017 publication Driving Toward a Degree: The Evolution of Academic Advising in Higher Education. 2019’s publication titled, Driving Toward […]

Sector Deal Dynamics – March 2019

February education transactions underscore traditional university’s desire for comprehensive solutions, suggesting further consolidation of the technology-based services landscape. Meanwhile, Private Equity demonstrates continued interest in subscription-based administrative software. Rapid change in the employment market continues to drive deal counts and grow ties between education offerings and employment services. We hope these observations provide insights into […]

Tyton Partners Releases Largest National Study on Student Success and Funds Fellow at the NACADA Center for Research

Source: Press Release BOSTON, MA (Feb 19, 2019) – Tyton Partners has released Driving Toward a Degree 2019, the largest longitudinal nation-wide study that measures the adoption and impact of various structures, processes, practices, and technologies related to student success in higher education.  The two-part study includes survey responses from 3,300 institutional stakeholders from nearly 1,300 […]

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Tyton Partners represented Wiley in its acquisition of Learning House

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to Wiley in its acquisition of  Learning House. Read the press release here. About Wiley Wiley is a global leader in research and education. Our online scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, and our digital learning, assessment, certification and student-lifecycle services and solutions help universities, academic societies, businesses, […]

Tyton Partners represented Wiley in its acquisition of Learning House

Hoboken, NJ (November 1, 2018) Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to Wiley in it’s acquisition of  Learning House. Read the press release here. About Wiley Wiley is a global leader in research and education. Our online scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, and our digital learning, assessment, certification and student-lifecycle services and solutions help universities, […]

Updated Courseware in Context (CWiC) Framework Launches with New Guide to Courseware Adoption and Refined Accessibility Attributes and Quality Indicators

BOSTON, MA (Sep 19, 2018) – An update to the Courseware in Context (CWiC) Framework was released today. The CWiC Framework is an open, field-owned suite of resources designed to help postsecondary decision makers make informed selections of digital courseware products, and support effective adoption and implementation of these solutions. It was developed and initially […]

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Tyton Partners represented Carnegie Learning in its merger with New Mountain Learning, a portfolio company of CIP Capital

SEPTEMBER 6, 2018 Carnegie Learning has merged with New Mountain Learning, a portfolio company of CIP Capital CIP Capital today officially announced that it has completed an investment in Carnegie Learning, a leading provider of innovative, research-proven math products and services, and will be merging it with recently acquired New Mountain Learning (NML), a leading […]

Tyton Partners represented Carnegie Learning in its merger with New Mountain Learning, a portfolio company of CIP Capital

SEPTEMBER 6, 2018 Carnegie Learning has merged with New Mountain Learning, a portfolio company of CIP Capital CIP Capital today officially announced that it has completed an investment in Carnegie Learning, a leading provider of innovative, research-proven math products and services, and will be merging it with recently acquired New Mountain Learning (NML), a leading […]

Tyton Partners represented Hack Reactor in its sale to Galvanize

DENVER, July 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to Hack Reactor in its sale to Galvanize. Hack Reactor is an immersive full-stack development program that teaches students software engineering at our campuses in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Austin, New York City, and through our Remote campus. Students master advanced HTML and CSS, front-end JavaScript frameworks like Backbone […]

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Apollo Education Group’s sale of College for Financial Planning to Kaplan

Apollo Education Group has closed on its sale of the College for Financial Planning (CFFP)  to Kaplan Professional Education, a unit of global education provider Kaplan, Inc. Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to Apollo. For over 45 years, CFFP has been the education provider of choice for financial services professionals and their employers. […]

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Tyton Partners represented Digital Measures in its sale to Watermark

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to Digital Measures in its sale to Watermark. Digital Measures is a SaaS technology platform for centralizing faculty data and activities to address accreditation, evaluate performance, facilitate promotion and tenure, and showcase faculty achievements. The company is a leader in faculty information and serves 350 partner institutions by […]

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Tyton Partners represented Hack Reactor in its sale to Galvanize

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to Hack Reactor in its sale to Galvanize. Hack Reactor is an immersive full-stack development program that teaches students software engineering at our campuses in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Austin, New York City, and through our Remote campus. Students master advanced HTML and CSS, front-end JavaScript frameworks like Backbone and Angular, server […]

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Tyton Partners represented Castle Worldwide in its sale to Scantron

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to Castle Worldwide in its sale to Scantron. Castle is an accomplished, widely respected, full-service certification and licensure testing company. It has over 30 years-experience and leadership in the science of psychometrics, licensure and certification test development, and internet-based test delivery. Castle’s advanced technological capabilities enhance the convenience […]

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Tyton Partners represented Pathgather in its sale to Degreed

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to Pathgather in its sale to Degreed. The deal merges the two companies that invented the learning experience platform (LXP) category. Founded in 2012, Pathgather has developed a learning experience platform that aggregates all content across channels and ties specific skill development to employees’ performance needs and companies’ […]

Tyton Partners represented Castle Worldwide in its sale to Scantron

JUNE 20, 2018 EAGAN, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE) Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to Castle Worldwide in its sale to Scantron. Castle is an accomplished, widely respected, full-service certification and licensure testing company. It has over 30 years-experience and leadership in the science of psychometrics, licensure and certification test development, and internet-based test delivery. Castle’s […]

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Tyton Partners represented TCV in its acquisition of a majority interest in Watermark

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to TCV in its acquisition of a controlling interest in Watermark. Watermark is the largest provider of assessment software for higher education institutions worldwide. The company provides educational intelligence systems that allow colleges and universities to gain insights into student learning so that they can improve the quality […]

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Tyton Partners represented Carnegie Learning in its capital raise from the Smithsonian

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to Carnegie Learning in its strategic growth equity capital raise from the Smithsonian Institution. Carnegie Learning is a transformational math education company focused on delivering better math learning to all teachers and students. Through research-proven software, textbooks, and professional development and data analysis services, the company is helping […]

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Tyton Partners represented Excelligence in its acquisition of Steve Spangler Science

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to Excelligence Learning Corporation in its acquisition, through its subsidiary, Really Good Stuff LLC, of Steve Spangler Science. Steve Spangler Science creates and markets innovative STEM-based products and learning experiments that introduce young minds to future opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math. The company provides direct-to-consumer STEM-related […]

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Tyton Partners represented Firecracker in its sale to Wolters Kluwer

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to Firecracker in its sale to Wolters Kluwer. Firecracker is an adaptive learning, assessment, and study-planning solution used by more that 20 percent of U.S. medical students. The platform combines rich data analytics and machine learning to better ensure long-term retention of learned material and automated remediation of […]

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 […]

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Tyton Partners represented ECS Learning Systems’ in its sale to Asteria Education

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to ECS Learning Systems’ (ECS) in its sale to Asteria Education, Inc. ECS is a leading high-stakes test-prep company that publishes proprietary materials for CCSS examinations and the Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (“STARR”) Exam. The company has a strong penetration in the Texas market with 500+ districts […]

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 […]

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Tyton Partners represented Motion Math in its sale to Curriculum Associates

Tyton Partners acted as a financial advisor to Motion Math in its sale to Curriculum Associates. The deal will enhance Curriculum Associates’ i-Ready program by enriching student experience in developing critical math skills. Motion Math engages students with visual math games that promote a growth mindset through feedback and coaching, challenging and empowering students to […]

Tyton Partners represented Motion Math in its sale to Curriculum Associates

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., Nov. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Tyton Partners acted as a financial advisor to Motion Math in its sale to Curriculum Associates. The deal will enhance Curriculum Associates’ i-Ready program by enriching student experience in developing critical math skills. Motion Math engages students with visual math games that promote a growth mindset through feedback and coaching, challenging and […]

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Tyton Partners represented WhiteBox Learning in its sale to Flinn Scientific

Tyton Partners represented WhiteBox Learning in its sale to Flinn Scientific Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to WhiteBox Learning LLC (“WhiteBox”) in its sale to Flinn Scientific. WhiteBox is a leading SaaS provider of a comprehensive activity-based learning system that offers science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) applications for students in grades 6-12. […]

Tyton Partners represented WhiteBox Learning in its sale to Flinn Scientific

Batavia, IL, October 24, 2017 – Tyton Partners represented WhiteBox Learning in its sale to Flinn Scientific Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to WhiteBox Learning LLC (“WhiteBox”) in its sale to Flinn Scientific. WhiteBox is a leading SaaS provider of a comprehensive activity-based learning system that offers science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) […]

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Tyton Partners Co-Advised DMGT’s Hobsons in the Sale of Hobsons Solutions to QS Quacquarelli Symonds

Tyton Partners (www.tytonpartners.com) acted as co-advisor to DMGT’s Hobsons, Inc. (“Hobsons”), in the sale of its international division, Hobsons Solutions, to QS Quacquarelli Symonds.  JEGI (www.jegi.com) was lead advisor to Hobsons. Hobsons Solutions is the leading provider of international enrollment management solutions to universities worldwide. The sale, in combination with the recently announced divestiture of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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, Inc. Hobsons is […]

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

SEPTEMBER 28, 2017 Tyton Partners 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, Inc. […]

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, […]

Updated Courseware in Context (CWiC) Framework Launches with Improved Features and Usability

BOSTON, MA (Sep 21, 2017) – An update to the Courseware in Context (CWiC) Framework was released today. The CWiC Framework is an open, field-owned suite of resources designed to help postsecondary decision-makers make informed selections of digital courseware products, and support effective adoption and implementation of these solutions. It was developed and initially released […]

Barriers to Digital Learning? Time and Training More Than Resistance

Source: Inside Higher Ed. June 2017 Colleges’ ambitions for technology-enabled instruction have outstripped actual use, more because of practical impediments than philosophical ones, analysis suggests. Professors’ views about the role of technology in learning are easy to caricature.Some faculty members cling to their yellowed lecture notes and reject new technology-enabled approaches because they believe what they’re doing […]

Alternative Pathways: Are They Set Up for Success?

The Bottom Line A rapidly expanding collection of companies and organizations are operating and launching Alternative Pathways programs to accelerate individuals’ economic and employment mobility. While drawing on elements of more traditional education-to-employment programs, Alternative Pathways programs (APPs) explicitly prepare participants for validated, in-demand workforce opportunities, often in a much shorter timeframe, and sometimes at a […]

Path to Employment: Maximizing the Impact of Alternative Pathways Programs

A two-part publication highlighting how alternative pathways programs can accelerate employment prospects for low-income adults In the latter half of 2016, Tyton Partners conducted national research on behalf of The James Irvine Foundation regarding innovative education-to-employment opportunities for low-income adults. The goal of this initiative was to better understand the emerging ecosystem of Alternative Pathways […]

Purdue Acquires Kaplan: An Inconvenient Truth About Academic Efficiency

The Bottom Line Purdue’s acquisition of Kaplan University has been the subject of much debate. Punditry aside, a look at the data offers a different perspective on the rationale for the combination: academic efficiency. Kaplan University’s online instructional delivery and related student support spending is nearly 4.5x lower than Purdue’s. Sure, graduation rates are lower, […]

Tyton Partners represented InsideTrack in its sale to Strada Education Network

Source: Press Release INDIANAPOLIS, IN–(Marketwired – May 08, 2017) – Strada Education Network℠, an innovative new nonprofit dedicated to improving students’ college success and connecting them to rewarding careers, announced today that InsideTrack®, the leading provider of student success coaching, will join its growing network of mission-driven companies. “InsideTrack’s proven student coaching solutions expand our network’s […]

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Tyton Partners represented InsideTrack in its sale to Strada Education Network

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to InsideTrack in its sale to Strada Education Network. InsideTrack is a leading provider of student coaching solutions. Since 2001, the company has coached over 1.5 million students across a broad range of educational institutions, including rural high schools, community college systems, and traditional four-year universities. In addition, […]

Francisco Partners Acquires myON, a Business Unit of Capstone

Source: Press Release (Minneapolis, MN) February 21, 2017 — Capstone, a leading publisher of children’s books and digital reading products and services, announced today that Francisco Partners, a leading technology investment firm, has acquired myON. In conjunction with the transaction, Francisco Partners plans to make a significant growth investment in myON. Since launching in 2011, myON has […]

Excelligence Learning Acquires ChildCare Education Institute

Source: Press Release MONTEREY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Excelligence Learning Corporation, a leading provider of educational tools and solutions to early childhood and elementary school teachers and parents, has acquired ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI). CCEI, headquartered in Duluth, Ga., is a leading provider of online professional development and data systems for the early child care and education market. […]

Excelligence Learning Acquires Frog Street Press

Source: PRESS RELEASE- MONTEREY, Calif., April 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Excelligence Learning Corporation, a leading provider of educational tools and solutions to early childhood and elementary school teachers and parents, has acquired Frog Street Press, Inc.  Frog Street, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is a leading provider of comprehensive early childhood education solutions for children of ages 0 – 5 years to […]

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Tyton Partners represented Excelligence in its acquisition of Frog Street

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to Excelligence Learning Corporation in its acquisition of Frog Street Press, Inc. Monterey, CA-based Excelligence is a leading provider of educational tools and solutions to early childhood and elementary school teachers and parents. The company is owned by Brentwood Associates, a consumer-focused private equity investment firm with a […]

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Tyton Partners represented ProExam in its recapitalization with ACT

Our firm acted as financial advisor to ProExam in its recapitalization with ACT. ProExam builds next-generation assessments rooted in research and utilizes advanced data analytic tools to provide insights that drive better academic achievement and 21st century workforce success. ACT is a mission-driven, nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people achieve education and workplace success. Headquartered […]

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Tyton Partners represented Excelligence in its acquisition of Childcare Education Institute

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to Excelligence Learning Corporation (Excelligence) in its acquisition of Duluth, GA-based Childcare Education Institute (CCEI). Monterey, CA-based Excelligence is a leading provider of educational tools and solutions to early childhood and elementary school teachers and parents. The company is owned by Brentwood Associates, a consumer-focused private equity investment […]

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Tyton Partners represented Francisco Partners in its acquisition of myOn, a business unit of Capstone

Our firm acted as exclusive financial advisor to Francisco Partners in its acquisition of myOn, a business unit of of Capstone. myOn has created a personalized digital literacy environment that transforms learning. myON expands the classroom for teachers and students by providing unlimited access to the largest collection of more than 13,000 enhanced digital books with […]

Market Update- Q1 2017 Skills Training Bootcamp

BOOTCAMPS ATTRACTING INVESTORS AND STRATEGIC ACQUIRERS Skills training bootcamps have seen explosive growth, driven by compelling employment outcomes and a high student return-on-investment. The success of this innovative model has drawn the interest of capital providers, strategic acquirers, private lenders, and the Department of Education. We expect continued growth, but also anticipate the competitive landscape […]

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Tyton Partners Advises Hobsons, Inc. on the spin-off of Hobsons EMS, which has merged with Barker Educational Services Team (BEST) to become Knowlura

Our firm advised Hobsons, Inc. as it evaluated the strategic alternatives for the spin-off of Hobsons EMS, which has merged with Barker Educational Services Team (BEST) to become Knowlura. Hobsons EMS is a leading provider of consulting and digital marketing strategies focusing on audience understanding, recruitment of students, and the continuous optimization of those strategies. […]

Courseware in Context (CWiC) Framework Officially Launches With Expanded Feature Set

BOSTON, MA–(Marketwired – Oct 11, 2016) – Today marks the official launch of the Courseware in Context (CWiC) Framework, a research-based resource to help postsecondary decision-makers navigate the digital courseware market and effectively adopt and implement courseware solutions. The Framework, developed through a collaboration between the Online Learning Consortium (“OLC”) and Tyton Partners, with contributions from […]

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

Our firm acted as exclusive financial advisor to WebAssign’s majority shareholder in the Company’s sale to Cengage Learning. WebAssign’s web-based automated grading, assistive learning, classroom management, and digital courseware platform has established the Company on the forefront of the self-published, Open Education Resource, and instructor-created content movement whilst working with publishers across the board to […]

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Tyton Partners Advises Six Red Marbles on Acquisition by Jouve to Expand Customer Capabilities in the Education Market

Our firm acted as exclusive financial advisor to Six Red Marbles’ in the Company’s sale to Jouve. Six Red Marbles is a leader in developing textbooks, blended learning materials, interactive curriculum, and online courses for e-learning companies, educational publishers, schools, higher education institutions, and nonprofit organizations with the goal of engaging students through rich personalized […]

Balancing the Equation in Employment Technology

The Bottom Line The millions of dollars invested in technology solutions to help U.S. adults find and sustain employment disproportionately favor those targeted at high-skilled, white-collar opportunities, but this may change. Why? The Employment Technology Equation Tyton Partners’ analysis of the employment technology landscape, informed by a comprehensive review of more than 500 suppliers active […]

Jouve Expands Customer Capabilities in the Education Market with Acquisition of Six Red Marbles

Source: Press Release PARIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jouve, a provider of cross-media solutions for designing, enriching, and distributing content, today announced the acquisition of Six Red Marbles, LLC, a Boston-based agency specializing in Learning Experience Design for markets that include education, publishing, and knowledge-driven enterprises. Jouve Chairman and CEO Geoffrey Godet noted that “the purchase of Six Red […]

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 […]

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 […]

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), […]

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 […]

Catching Up With the Class of 2015: Q&A with BloomBoard CEO Jason Lange

Tyton Partners has officially launched the second annual Tyton Growth50, an annual recognition of dynamic growth-stage companies across all markets in the education sector. In a space enamored with new, the Tyton Growth50 celebrates sustainability. The list recognizes the top 50 organizations achieving impact at scale through a combination of strong financial performance, market penetration, […]

Learning to Adapt 2.0: The Evolution of Adaptive Learning in Higher Education

Over the past four years, adaptive learning has gone from an ill-defined concept in postsecondary education to an important category of teaching and learning technology. Definitions of adaptive learning have been proposed and rejected, with the term often dismissed as “marketing-speak” among skeptical buyers. Despite the confusion surrounding this technology, a promising road lies ahead […]

Not Your Grandfather’s Career Services

The Bottom Line Tyton Partners’ tracking of postsecondary education investment deals highlighted an attractive category for the investor community in 2015: career services. By our count, companies supporting individuals’ transition from education to the workforce received the highest number of investments. What’s the common thread investors are looking for? Each year, Tyton Partners tracks equity investments […]

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Tyton Partners represented Carnegie Learning in its sale to a Private Investor Group

Our firm acted as exclusive financial advisor to Apollo Education Group, Inc., in connection with its divestiture of Carnegie Learning to a Private Investor Group. Carnegie Learning is the only math publisher that uses cognitive science as the cornerstone of its instructional design. The Company’s learning solutions include write-in worktexts and innovative software for students […]

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Tyton Partners represented Pathbrite in its sale to Cengage Learning

Our firm acted as exclusive financial advisor to Pathbrite in its sale to Cengage Learning. Pathbrite’s ePortfolio solution enables students to collect, track and showcase their work to demonstrate completion of assignments for graduation, accreditation and job placement.  Pathbrite has users at 900 K20 institutions.  Pathbrite’s portfolio platform is poised to revolutionize learning, teaching and assessment across the […]

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Tyton Partners represented Apollo Education Group in its investment in The Iron Yard

Our firm acted as exclusive financial advisor to Apollo Education Group, Inc. in connection with its investment in The Iron Yard. The Iron Yard is the largest code school in the country. It provides intensive boot camps that mentor students into professional junior-level programmers. The Iron Yard works closely with each of its graduates to […]

L’adaptive learning, la révolution qui vient

Hachette Livre a signé le 10 septembre 2015 un partenariat avec Knewton, la start-up new-yorkaise en pointe aux États-Unis sur l’adaptive learning. Outre-Atlantique, ce nouveau mode d’apprentissage mêle algorithmes, psychologie cognitive et big datas afin de personnaliser l’enseignement. Universités américaines et éditeurs de logiciels y voient des opportunités fortes, malgré un coût conséquent. Le point […]

Driving Toward a Degree: The Evolution of Planning and Advising in Higher Education

A confluence of factors, including a shift to performance-based funding and declining student enrollment, has led to an increased focus on student retention and on-time graduation at postsecondary institutions. In response, over 100 vendors in the integrated planning and advising services market have introduced products aimed at improving student retention and graduation rates. These product […]

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Tyton Partners represented Select Media in its sale to ETR

Our firm represented Select Media in its sale to ETR.  Select Media has produced, published and distributed award-winning evidence-based programs effective in promoting positive health behaviors among communities at risk for over 20 years. Its curriculum and media materials are based on extensive research conducted by leading researchers in the fields of behavioral health, communication, […]

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Tyton Partners represented Learning Objects in its sale to Cengage Learning

Our firm acted as exclusive financial advisor to Learning Objects in its sale to Cengage Learning. Learning Objects is a learning innovation partner with higher education and learning science expertise. The Company designs and builds innovative programs, courses and learning experiences. Using Difference Engine®, the Company’s next generation learning platform, the Company collaborates with institutions and other education […]

Time for Class: Lessons for the Future of Digital Courseware in Higher Education

A three-part publication series on digital courseware in higher education Pressure is mounting in the postsecondary education ecosystem to improve the quality of teaching and learning, while increasing accessibility and affordability for students. It is widely accepted that educational outcomes are better when instruction is personalized to students’ needs and objectives and effective personalized learning […]

The Tyton Growth50: Our Inaugural List of the Most Important Growth-Stage Companies in Education

The education sector – stretching from early childhood through to corporate, professional and life-long learning – is in the midst of an epic period of investment activity and national discussion. A steady stream of tenacious entrepreneurs and emergent product and service models are pushing up against long-standing practices and institutional systems. Driving and achieving scale […]

Tyton report highlights dearth of tech solutions for adult ed programs

Published by: EducationDIVE The sector has demand for instructional technologies but very little supply Education technology initiatives have exploded in recent years. School districts at the elementary and secondary level have purchased tablets, laptops, and Chromebooks while digital programming companies have produced new educational applications for their students. Testing companies have created adaptive versions of […]

Research Shows Technology Has the Potential to Reshape Adult Education

Landmark national survey of adult educators shows tremendous opportunity for instructional technology to dramatically improve and expand adult basic education BOSTON, March 31, 2015 – Thirty-six million American adults lack the basic skills required for meaningful employment in today’s workforce, and only a fraction are served by existing educational programs. New research finds a huge […]

Evidence of Learning Framework: Beneficial for Students, Institutions, and Employers

Published by: The EvoLLLution The traditional approaches to measuring and sharing an individual’s learning no longer match the expectations of students, employers and higher education administrators. Transcripts—the official record for what a student has learned—simply do not capture or communicate an individual’s capabilities and understate skills such as critical thinking, teamwork and problem solving. But […]

Evidence of Learning: The Case for an Integrated Competency Management System

A shift in expectations is occurring among core postsecondary education stakeholders – students, employers, and institutional administrators and faculty – regarding the “evidence of learning” required in today’s world and its effective validation and presentation. The ability of individuals to present their evidence of learning should be a hallmark of our society’s increasing orientation toward […]

Capital Flows to Post Secondary Education

For-profit, early-stage investment in the postsecondary education ecosystem more than tripled from 2010 to 2013, and investments through October 2014 suggest continued growth in the amount of capital flowing into postsecondary-oriented businesses. Capital flow increases since 2010 are largely driven by increased volume in seed and early-stage venture capital investment. The Education Delivery and Software/Services […]

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Tyton Partners (formerly EGA) represented Apollo Education Group in its divestiture of IPD to Helix Education

Our firm acted as exclusive financial advisor to Apollo Education Group, Inc. in connection with its divestiture of IPD to Helix Education. IPD provides outsourced higher education services to colleges and universities with a particular focus on adult degree programs, including integrated marketing, enrollment, retention, online and offline degree program design, and other administrative services. […]

Tyton Partners (formerly EGA) advised Pathbrite in its transaction with Cengage Learning

Boston, MA – Through a new partnership between Cengage Learning, a leading education company, and Pathbrite, the world’s leading Portfolio Learning Platform, students will have access to Pathbrite’s best-in-class e-portfolio in Cengage Learning’s course solutions. The addition of an e-portfolio to MindTap’s high quality course content differentiates it as the only truly comprehensive student centric […]

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Tyton Partners (formerly EGA) advised Pathbrite in its transaction with Cengage Learning

Our firm acted as exclusive financial advisor to Pathbrite in its recapitalization with Cengage Learning. Pathbrite provides a next-generation, web 2.0 ePortfolio that has the capacity to influence all areas of education, from K-12 to higher education and extending into career services and the corporate market. Pathbrite currently supports more than 500 schools, colleges, universities, […]

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Tyton Partners (formerly EGA) represented Smithsonian Enterprises in its acquisition of TweenTribune

Our firm acted as exclusive financial advisor to Smithsonian Enterprises in its acquisition of TweenTribune. TweenTribune aggregates, develops and publishes the most compelling, relevant and interesting news stories for students in grades K-12. The site boosts critical thinking skills in thousands of classrooms by engaging students with quizzes and the opportunity to share and post […]

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Tyton Partners (formerly EGA) represented AlphaBEST in its acquisition of Enrich and Grow Academy

Our firm acted as exclusive financial advisor to AlphaBEST, a subsidiary of Kaplan Early Learning, in its acquisition of Enrich and Grow Academy. AlphaBEST designs and operates extended day, summer and tutoring programs that offer opportunities for students to learn, develop, explore, and have fun beyond the school day in a safe, educational environment. AlphaBEST […]

Tyton Partners (formerly EGA) represented Altius Education in its sale of select assets to Datamark

Salt Lake City, UT – Datamark, the leader in data-driven enrollment marketing, today announced it has acquired the technology assets of Altius Education, including its competency-based online learning platform, Helix, as well as its enrollment management and student retention platforms. An investment group led by Oakleigh Thorne, current Chairman of the Board of Datamark and […]

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Tyton Partners (formerly EGA) represented Altius Education in its sale of select assets to Datamark

Our firm acted as exclusive financial advisor to Altius Education in its asset sale to Helix Education, formerly Datamark. Altius Education provides a competency-based online learning platform, Helix, as well as enrollment management and student retention platforms. Helix Education is a leading provider of data-driven enrollment marketing and retension solutions to higher education. Salt Lake […]

Tyton Partners (formerly EGA) represented VSCHOOLZ in its sale to Calvert Education Services

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND — Camden Partners Holdings, LLC is pleased to announce that Calvert Education Services (CES), a portfolio company in Camden Partners Strategic Fund IV acquired VSCHOOLZ, Inc., a Huizenga Education Company, to strengthen their digital presence in the K-12 market. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. In response to the rapidly evolving […]

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Tyton Partners (formerly EGA) represented VSCHOOLZ in its sale to Calvert Education Services

Our firm acted as exclusive financial advisor to VSCHOOLZ in its sale to Calvert Education Services, a portfolio company of Camden Partners. VSCHOOLZ is an educational technology company that provides e-learning solutions and award-winning curriculum for schools or districts that want to support a blended digital learning environment in traditional schools, or that want to […]

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Tyton Partners (formerly EGA) advised CITC in its investment in E-Line Media

Our firm acted as exclusive financial advisor to CITC in its purchase of equity in E-Line Media. E-Line Media is an entertainment and educational publisher harnessing the power of games to help youth thrive in a globally connected and rapidly chaning world. CITC is the leading educational, workforce development and social service provider for Alaska […]

Learning to Adapt: Understanding the Adaptive Learning Supplier Landscape

Among the innovations sweeping across the higher education landscape, adaptive learning may remain one of the least understood and most misrepresented. At the same time, few “true” adaptive learning solutions have achieved meaningful scale of institutional adoption. However, given the challenges facing higher education institutions today and the profound rethinking of their missions and models […]

Learning to Adapt: A Case for Accelerating Adaptive Learning in Higher Education

Adaptive learning is a more personalized, technology-enabled, and data-driven approach to learning that has the potential to deepen student engagement with learning materials, customize students’ pathways through curriculum, and permit instructors to use class time in more focused and productive ways. Adaptive learning aims to make a significant contribution to improving retention, measuring student learning, […]

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Tyton Partners (formerly EGA) represented Handwriting Without Tears in its divestiture of Really Great Reading

Our firm acted as exclusive financial advisor to Handwriting Without Tears in the divestiture of Really Great Reading. Handwriting Without Tears provides easy-to-learn, easy-to-teach, developmentally appropriate, and inclusive handwriting materials to elementary students. More than 3 million students learn to write successfully using the Handwriting Without Tears curriculum annually.

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Tyton Partners (formerly EGA) represented Sapling Learning in its sale to Macmillan New Ventures

Our firm acted as exclusive financial advisors to Sapling Learning in its sale to Macmillan New Ventures. Sapling Learning provides interactive, textbook-agnostic, homework help solutions primarily in the STEM discplines. Over 800 schools and universities have adopted Sapling’s online interactive homework and instruction system. Macmillan New Ventures is a technology innovation division of Macmillan Publishers, […]

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Tyton Partners (formerly EGA) advised LanguaMetrics in its transaction with EMPGI

Our firm acted as exclusive financial advisor to LanguaMetrics in its recapitalization with EMPGI. LanguaMetrics is a developer of solutions and platforms that measure the accuracy of the spoken word. EMPGI build and operate educational content and services companies in partnership with entrepreneurs or local institutions, focusing on providing educational solutions to the fastest growing […]

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Tyton Partners (formerly EGA) represented Education Growth Partners and TowerBrook Capital in its acquisition of Vistage International

Our firm acted as exclusive financial advisor to Education Growth Partners and Towerbrook in their acquisition of Vistage International, Inc. TowerBrook Capital Partners L.P. is an investment management firm with approximately $4.5 billion of capital under management, and Education Growth Partners is the premier growth private equity firm focused exclusively on the Pre-K12, higher education, […]

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Tyton Partners (formerly EGA) represented Editure PD in its sale to Weld North

Our firm acted as exclusive financial advisor to Editure PD in its sale to Weld North. Editure PD offers a full suite of professional development solutions for teachers and administrators in schools and education authorities, serving more than 5,000 schools in 25 states. Weld North Holdings LLC, an investment company founded by former Kaplan, Inc. […]

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Tyton Partners (formerly EGA) represented Pubget in its sale to Copyright Clearance Center

Our firm acted as exclusive financial advisor to Pubget in its sale to Copyright Clearance Center. Pubget offers search, retrieval and browse capabilities for content. Pubget has served more than 5 million researchers and 500 research centers in 2011. Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC) is a not-for-profit organization and leading source of licensing solutions. Danvers, […]

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Tyton Partners (formerly EGA) represented TH(i)NQ Ed in its sale to Edline

Our firm acted as exclusive financial advisor to  TH(i)NQ Ed in its sale to Edline.TH(i)NQ Ed, formerly SchoolCenter, is a leading provider of K-12 website and communication solutions. TH(i)NQ Ed serves over 5,000 schools throughout the U.S. Edline is the largest provider of K-12 learning community management solutions today. CHICAGO, Ill. – Today Edline (edline.com) […]

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Tyton Partners (formerly EGA) represented CoursEval in its sale to ConnectEDU

Our firm acted as exclusive financial advisor to CoursEval in its sale to ConnectEDU. CoursEval provides an online evaluation tool used by over 300 universities worldwide. CoursEval’s online tools provide instructors, students, and administrators with critical feedback used to evaluate and improve facilitation skills and course design. ConnectEDU is the web-based leader in empowering students […]

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National Geographic School Publishing has sold to Cengage Learning

Cengage Learning is a leading provider of innovative teaching, learning and research solutions for the academic, professional and library markets worldwide. The acquisition gives Cengage the National Geographic Science series, National Geographic Explorer! Magazines, and Hampton Brown’s literacy and language programs. This transaction was completed by members of the Tyton Partners team while working at […]

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Leeds Equity has acquired ExLibris, a portfolio company of Francisco Partners

Leeds Equity is a leading New York-based private equity firm focusing on the education, training and information and business services industries. Ex Libris Group is a leading provider of library automation solutions, offering the only comprehensive product suite for the discovery, management, and distribution of all materials for the academic, research, and national libraries markets. […]

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Excelsior Software has sold to GlobalScholar, a portfolio company of Knowledge Universe

Excelsior Software is a developer and marketer of leading classroom formative/summative collection and reporting management software. GlobalScholar, a wholly-owned subsidiary of KUE Digital, part of the Knowledge Universe family of companies, offers a unique online tutoring platform, where parents and students can safely connect with trusted educators who provide one-on-one tutoring, homework help, or self-paced […]

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Compass Knowledge Group has merged with Embanet

Compass has partnered with top-tier, not-for-profit academic institutions to help them plan, implement and operate successful online academic programs. Embanet is a global leader in providing a full range of online learning services to postsecondary educational institutions. This transaction was completed by members of the Tyton Partners team while working at another firm.

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Rockbridge Growth Equity has acquired North Central University

Northcentral University (NCU), founded in 1996 and based in Prescott Valley, Arizona, is a regionally accredited online university currently educating more than 7,500 students in a variety of bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs. Rockbridge Growth Equity (www.rbequity.com) is a middle market private equity firm based near Detroit, Michigan with $150 million of dedicated capital and […]

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Hayden-McNeil has sold to Macmillan Publishing

Macmillan is a global publisher of fiction and nonfiction books, educational content & services, scientific information, magazines and digital media. Hayden-McNeil one of the leading publishers of custom textbooks and lab manuals for the higher education market, providing textbooks, lab manuals, and curriculum supplements across a range of subject areas. This transaction was completed by […]

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Interwrite Learning has sold to eInstruction

eInstruction pioneered the first student response system for the education market during the 1980’s. Its Classroom Performance System (CPS) provides instructors and students with real-time feedback on comprehension during instruction. Interwrite Learning is a leading developer of mobile teacher slates, interactive white boards and student response systems. This transaction was completed by members of the […]

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National Geographic Society has acquired Hampton Brown Publishing

Founded in 1888, the National Geographic Society is one of the world’s largest nonprofit scientific and educational organizations. It reaches more than 330 million people worldwide each month through its official journal, National Geographic, and its four other magazines; the National Geographic Channel; television documentaries; radio programs; films; books; videos and DVDs; maps; and interactive […]

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Calvert Street Partners has acquired Monotype

Monotype LLC, is a Baltimore, MD based provider of content development, design, production and project management solutions to the pre-K-12 grade education industry. CSCP, based in Baltimore, MD, is a long-term investor that provides private equity and mezzanine capital to the lower middle market. CSCP focuses exclusively on building businesses in partnership with operating management […]

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Pearson Education has acquired Edustructures

Edustructures is an enterprise solutions for managing and synchronizing education data systems with solutions based on the standard for interoperability in education, the Schools Interoperability Framework (SIF). Pearson (NYSE:PSO), is the global leader in education services, education technology and school solutions, provides innovative print and digital education materials for preK through college, student information systems […]

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