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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 successfully completed ten transactions across...

|Jul 14th, 2021

ArtistWorks Acquired by TrueFire Studios, a Portfolio Company of Growth Catalyst Partners

Tyton Partners represented ArtistWorks in its sale to TrueFire Studios, a portfolio company of Growth Catalyst Partners. ArtistWorks has been acquired by Growth Catalyst Partners’ portfolio company, TrueFire Studios, a consortium of major online music instruction companies. The acquisition brings together leading names and pioneers in online music education — including ArtistWorks, TrueFire, JamPlay, and FaderPro — who together span...

|Jul 13th, 2021

Philanthropy University Merges with OneValley

Tyton Partners represented Philanthropy University in its merger with OneValley. The merger of OneValley and PhilU provides a unique opportunity to build a global, integrated entrepreneurship platform combining OneValley’s Passport services and resources platform and PhilU’s learning and content platform.  The merger of the two organizations will create an end-to-end entrepreneurial community management platform with community and networking, courses and...

|Jul 12th, 2021

Mentoring Minds Acquired by Curriculum Associates

Tyton Partners represented Mentoring Minds in its sale to Curriculum Associates. Curriculum Associates recently acquired Mentoring Minds, a Texas-based education company that publishes the ThinkUp!® Standards Mastery System. This English language arts, math, science, and writing curriculum featuring assessments and additional resources will migrate to the Teacher Toolbox for i-Ready® to further support teaching and learning in the upcoming school year. Today, i-Ready serves more than...

|Jul 8th, 2021

Schoolrunner Acquired by SchoolMint

Tyton Partners advised Schoolrunner in its sale to SchoolMint. Schoolrunner, one of the most respected and impactful K-12 data platforms, has been acquired by SchoolMint®, the leading provider of Strategic Enrollment Management (SEM) in K-12 education. “At Schoolrunner, we know every day is data day,” said Charlie Coglianese, Founder, CEO, and Chief Data Wizard at Schoolrunner. “Our mission has always...

|Jun 30th, 2021

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 the higher education student lifecycle....

|Jun 23rd, 2021

Tyton Partners Continues its Growth with the Elevation of Jeff Dinski to Partnership

Former operator and entrepreneur becomes the first elected partner in firm history The leadership team at Tyton Partners is delighted to announce the next phase of the firm’s growth with the election of Jeff Dinski to partner in its consulting practice. Jeff has been with Tyton Partners since June 2016 and has more than 20 years of experience as an...

|Jun 22nd, 2021

LitCharts Acquired by Course Hero

Tyton Partners represented LitCharts in its sale to Course Hero. LitCharts, the creator of literature resources used by more than 50 million students and teachers to develop and support a better understanding of literary texts, has been acquired by Course Hero, the online learning platform that enables college students and educators to contribute and access academic resources. LitCharts is working to...

|Jun 10th, 2021

eScholar Acquired by Harris

Tyton Partners recently advised eScholar, a data analytics software provider, on its acquisition by N. Harris Computer Corporation (Harris). eScholar’s data analytics software 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 personalize education planning for local and state education agencies. On its acquisition,...

|Jun 8th, 2021

Tyton Partners Promotes Kristen Fox to Managing Director

Tyton Partners is pleased to announce the promotion of Kristen Fox to Managing Director in the firm’s consulting practice. In this role, she will continue to advise clients  on organizational transformation in higher education, revenue diversification, digital learning, and forging high-impact education to career pathways. “Kristen is an experienced consultant with more than 15 years’ experience advising clients through important...

|May 19th, 2021
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