Apple Acquires Education Startup LearnSprout

Apple has acquired education-technology startup LearnSprout, Bloomberg reported a bit ago and we have just confirmed. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. LearnSprout is a three-year-old, San Fran

Edtech Startup LearnSprout Takes In $4.2M To Unlock More Insights From Schools’ Data

U.S. edtech startup LearnSprout has taken in more funding -- announcing today a $4.2 million round which it actually closed last August. Investors in the new round are prior investor Formation 8, Sams

Anticipating a Blended Classroom Boom Led by Education Startups

As kids head back to school this month and next, some will find a rather new arrangement greeting them: blended classrooms. These don't feel like the ways that many of us attended class, with a sin

Andreessen-Backed LearnSprout Wants To Help Developers Unlock Educational Data

APIs are marching into education, and it's about time. Education is rife with legacy infrastructure, with one of the primary offenders being Student Information Systems (SIS). Schools use these system