Tag Archives: Venture capital

The Massive Decline In Larger Education Company Market Caps

By Phil HillMore Posts (430) 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

Posted in Higher Education, Notable Posts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on The Massive Decline In Larger Education Company Market Caps

Year-end Updates on e-Literate News Posts

By Phil HillMore Posts (430) For my final 2014 post, I thought it would be interesting to provide year-end updates to some news posts on e-Literate over the past year. You’ll notice that there is somewhat of an emphasis on negative … Continue reading

Posted in Higher Education, Notable Posts, Openness | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Year-end Updates on e-Literate News Posts

e-Literate Top 20 Posts For 2014

By Phil HillMore Posts (430) I typically don’t write year-end reviews or top 10 (or 20) lists, but I need to work on our consulting company finances. At this point, any distraction seems more enjoyable than working in QuickBooks. We’ve … Continue reading

Posted in Higher Education, Notable Posts, Openness | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

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

By Phil HillMore Posts (430) 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

Posted in Higher Education, Notable Posts, Openness | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Say What? Buzzfeed follows up on D2L story with solid reporting

D2L raises $85 million but growth claims defy logic

By Phil HillMore Posts (430) 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

Posted in Higher Education, Notable Posts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments