The LMS market glacier is melting

Phil Hill Contributor Phil Hill is a partner at MindWires Consulting, co-publisher of the e-Literate blog and co-producer of e-Literate TV. The world of edtech is strange and full of apparent contradi

Utah’s Unicorns, How “Silicon Slopes” is Gaining Momentum

Four of these fabled creatures popped up along the Wasatch this last year, including Omniture founder Josh James’ business intelligence platform Domo. There’s also Pluralsight, Qualtrics

Instructure Up 8% From IPO, CEO Sees “Huge Renaissance” In EdTech

Instructure, the Utah-based educational technology company, went public on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday. After pricing at $16, shares were up 8 percent by early afternoon trading. Instruct

On The Way To An IPO, Education Technology Startup Instructure Is Close To Raising A Big New Round

Education technology company Instructure has raised a big new round on its way to an initial public offering later this year, according to several sources familiar with the company’s plans. We&#

Instructure Looks To Take On The Blackboards And Moodles In A Multi-Billion Dollar eLearning Market

The Learning Management System market is a wild and wooly place -- relatively speaking, of course. "LMSes," as they are known, are software applications and platforms that allow educational institutio

Instructure Launches App Center To Let Teachers, Students Install Third-Party Apps Across Learning Platforms

Props are owed to companies like <a target="_blank" href="">Blackboard</a> and <a target="_blank" href="">Moodle</a> for being early movers in the educatio

With 4.5M Users, Instructure Takes On The Courseras & Udacities Of The World With Its Own Open Course Network

<a target="_blank" href="">Instructure</a> launched Canvas in 2011 to give educational institutions an alternative to the ubiquitous (but much criticized) software of educat

Cisco Teams Up With Instructure To Move The World’s Largest IT Classroom To The Cloud

<a target="_blank" href="">The Cisco Networking Academy</a> is the largest education program in the world you've probably never heard of. The Academ

Online Education Startup Instructure Raises $8M From Eric Schmidt's Tomorrow Ventures, Tim Draper

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Instructure Launches To Root Blackboard Out Of Universities

<img src='' class="border" alt='' /> Mozy Founder<a href=""> Josh Coates</a> launches <a hre