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What Schoology’s Venture Funding Means for the LMS Market

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1052) LMS vendor Schoology just raised $32 million in Series D venture capital funding, bringing the total that they’ve raised to just over $57 million. If you’ve never heard of them, that’s because they have mostly … Continue reading

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Instructure Dodges A Data Bullet

By Phil HillMore Posts (383) Last week’s EDUCAUSE conference was relatively news free, which is actually a good thing as overall ed tech hype levels have come down. Near the end of the conference, however, I heard from three different … Continue reading

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Why Is Blackboard Laying Off Staff Despite Improved Market Share Position?

By Phil HillMore Posts (383) Over the past two weeks Blackboard had another round of layoffs, likely due to the company missing financial targets. While one estimate places the number at roughly 200, from what I have heard the number is … Continue reading

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State of the US Higher Education LMS Market: 2015 Edition

By Phil HillMore Posts (383) I shared the most recent graphic summarizing the LMS market in October 2014, and thanks to revised data sources it’s time for an update. As with all previous versions, the 2005 – 2009 data points are … Continue reading

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Instructure Files for IPO

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1052) This doesn’t exactly come as a shock, but Instructure has filed for an IPO, and is expecting a post-IPO valuation of somewhere between $500 million and $800 million. Whenever a private company does this, they … Continue reading

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