Another Day, Another EdTech Giant Acquired

Rip Empson, We are the PROJECTS, Mar 19, 2014
Commentary by Stephen Downes

There's some churn in the background in the education technology industry as last week Renaissance Learning was acquired by a private equity firm for about a billion, and this week Skillsoft was acquired by another priovate equity firm for $2 billion. Skillsoft "has also undergone a transformation over the years, morphing from a learning courseware provider in IT training for the corporate market into a technology solutions company."

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