PrepMe

  • Blackboard Buyer Providence Equity Acquires Personalized Online Learning Platform From PrepMe

    Blackboard Buyer Providence Equity Acquires Personalized Online Learning Platform From PrepMe

    Digital learning company Ascend Learning is acquiring PrepMe’s adaptive learning platform and virtual classroom SaaS. Ascend is actually owned by Providence Equity Partners, which just acquired Blackboard for $1.64 billion. Financial terms of the PrepMe deal were not disclosed. As we wrote in our review of PrepMe’s offering, Coursification is a web-based application for… Read More

  • PrepMe's Coursification Offers A Personalized Online Learning Platform


    Online test prep company PrepMe is taking on the likes of online course platform Blackboard with the launch of Coursification, a web-based application for personalized online learning courses. What differentiates Coursification from other course management and online learning platforms is that it helps teachers offer a tailored, personalized curriculum to each student based on their… Read More

  • Knewton Takes Adaptive Learning To The Next Level

    Textbooks are so yesterday. Yet student backpacks are still weighed down by them. Replacing those textbooks with software has been one of the great white whales of computing going back at least to Alan Kay’s original Dynabook concept 40 years ago (which he is still working on). Today, there are a slew of startups tackling the problem of e-learning (Brightstorm, iKnow, Grockit… Read More

  • Starts-Ups Change How Students Study for Tests

    Anyone who’s applied to college has dealt with the frustration of standardize testing. With the cost of failure so high, parents and grads continue to spend a lot of cash on test preparation to ensure the best results. However, there’s a crop of web startups popping up to ease the pain and we’re all benefiting from the competition. Prepme is one online test prep company… Read More