Tag Archives: Chegg

A Big Reason That Digital Textbooks Are Misunderstood

By Phil HillMore Posts (466) Chegg, which is in the midst of a dramatic change in their business model by moving from textbook rentals to digital student services, got slammed last week in the stock market. After reporting mixed results … Continue reading

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The Massive Decline In Larger Education Company Market Caps

By Phil HillMore Posts (466) After our coverage of Blackboard’s CEO change last week, we were both interviewed by the Washington Business Journal, with the following lede: Analysts and sources I spoke with Monday, both on and off the record, … Continue reading

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Pitchbook Lists Most Valuable Ed Tech Companies

By Phil HillMore Posts (466) Update: Jeez – sorry about the multiple typos (mistakenly showed in thousands instead of millions). Fixed now. Pitchbook – a database service for M&A, private equity and venture capital – listed in Hot Topics what … Continue reading

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Links to External Articles and Interviews

By Phil HillMore Posts (466) Last week I was off the grid (not just lack of Internet but also lack of electricity), but thanks to publishing cycles I managed to stay artificially productive: two blog posts and one interview for … Continue reading

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Why VCs Usually Get Ed Tech Wrong

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1097) I don’t often get to write these words, but there is a new must-read blog post on educational technology by a venture capitalist. Rethink Education’s Matt Greenfield argues that there is no generalized bubble in … Continue reading

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