Tag Archives: Educational technology

Winter Is Here: EdTech investments and M&A dropped significantly in 2016

By Phil HillMore Posts (466) With the long-term rise in Ed Tech investments – starting in roughly 2007 – many analysts have been predicting a fall for several years. Maybe not a bubble burst like we saw in 2001, but a real … Continue reading

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Instructure Releases 4th Security Audit, With a Crowd-sourcing Twist

By Phil HillMore Posts (466) In the fall of 2011 I made the following argument: We need more transparency in the LMS market, and clients should have access to objective measurements of the security of a solution. To paraphrase Michael Feldstein’s … Continue reading

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Say What? Buzzfeed follows up on D2L story with solid reporting

By Phil HillMore Posts (466) In a post last month I questioned the growth claims that D2L was pushing to the media based on their recent massive funding round. A key part of the article was pointing out the lack … Continue reading

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D2L raises $85 million but growth claims defy logic

By Phil HillMore Posts (466) Yesterday D2L announced a second round of investment, this time raising $85 million (a mix of debt and equity) to go with their $80 million round two years ago (see EDUKWEST for a useful roundup of … Continue reading

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Three Makes a Movement: Branson creates youth panel for student voice in ed tech

By Phil HillMore Posts (466) Based on my involvement in the Evolve conference sponsored by the 20 Million Minds Foundation, held in January, I wrote a series of posts covering the discussions around online education and educational technology. The three main … Continue reading

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