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Private equity firm buys Instructure for $ 2 billion and privatizes it

[ad_1] Mikel Amigot | new York Instructure (NYSE: INST), the company behind Canvas LMS, announced yesterday that it has agreed to be acquired by private equity firm Thoma Bravo, LCC, in a cash deal for approx $ 2 billion –Unless a better deal comes up within 35 days. The transaction …

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Private equity firm Thoma Bravo acquires Instructure in $ 2 billion all-cash deal

[ad_1] (Reuters) – Educational Software Company Instructure Inc INST.N on Wednesday announced that it would be acquired by private equity firm Thoma Bravo in an all-cash deal for around $ 2 billion, ceding to pressure from one of its shareholders pushing for a sale. The company’s shareholders will receive $ …

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New owner for an LMS giant: Private equity firm to buy Instructure for $2 billion

Instructure, best known for its Canvas learning management system, announced on Wednesday that it was set to be acquired by private equity firm Thoma Bravo for around $2 billion, unless a best offer presents itself within the next 35 days. The canvas has largest market share in the United States …

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Freedom Learning Group and Instructure Partner on the Course Catalog and OER Developed by Military Spouses

[ad_1] LAKE MARY, Florida., November 27, 2019 / PRNewswire / – Freedom Learning Group has partnered with Instructure to launch “Mission: OER,” an innovative program that deploys spouses of U.S. military personnel to scale-up high-quality digital OER courseware based on industry best practices, released under an open license, and available …

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Vendor Infrastructure Canvas LMS Considers Sale

The board of learning management system provider Instructure is open to taking the public company private. In a statement Thursday, Instructure said it could sell to a strategic partner or continue as a stand-alone public company as it explores “strategic alternatives to maximize shareholder value.” The Salt Lake City-based company …

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Instructure explores a possible sale

[ad_1] Instructure, the publicly traded company behind the popular Canvas college learning management system, is considering a number of strategic options for its business, including a possible sale. In a statement Thursday, the company said it plans to go private, be purchased by a strategic partner, or continue as a …

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Why Instructure Stock climbed 20.6% in October

[ad_1] What happened Actions of Instruct (NYSE: INST) gained 20.6% in October, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence. The education technology company advanced alongside market dynamics, then posted larger gains after releasing its third quarter results. INST data by YCharts. Instructure released its third quarter results on October …

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Instructure Bridge LMS Review | PCMag

[ad_1] Instructure offers two educational offerings: Instructure Canvas LMS, for students and educators, and Instructure Bridge LMS, for employees and managers. With Instructure Bridge LMS, the company strives to make employee development a priority and more easily measure employee engagement. It takes on-the-job learning, professional development, and assessment and it …

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Instructure combines the power of portfolio and web

[ad_1] CHICAGO, October 15, 2019 / PRNewswire / – Today at the annual EDUCAUSE conference,Instruct (NYSE: INST) announced that Portfolio, a student portfolio network acquired earlier in the year, is now integrated into the Canvas learning management platform. The combined abilities allow students to present their achievements, projects and skills …

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EdTech K16 Announces New Partnership with Instructure

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., September 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — EdTech K16 Solutions is proud to announce a new partnership with Instructure, makers of the Canvas learning management system. K16’s Scaffolding Migration Service is a revolutionary, cloud-native, fully integrated solution for migrating content between learning management systems. Traditionally, migrating course content from one …

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Instructure continues on its path to sustainable cash flow

[ad_1] The leading provider of software as a service in education, Instruct (NYSE: INST), once again reported strong earnings on Monday. The company continues to show double-digit growth and gain market share from its competitors. But perhaps most interesting to investors was the fact that Instructure remains on track to …

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Instructure brings together learning leaders from around the world at its annual EdTech conference

“Research shows that students are unprepared for vital transitions in their learning lives – from high school to college and from college to career,” said Mitch Benson, SVP Product at Instructure. “During InstructureCon, we will share updates from Canvas and our partner ecosystem that highlight the opportunity for edtech to …

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Instructure to Acquire Partner MasteryConnect to Launch a New Era of Innovative Assessment

“Today’s educators are trying to move away from archaic end-of-year tests and are looking for more intuitive models of assessment,” said Dan Goldsmith, CEO of Instructure. “Together, Canvas and MasteryConnect will put valuable data in the hands of our teachers, not just once, but throughout the year so they can …

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Instructure acquires Portfolio in $ 43 million deal

[ad_1] In November 2017, Instructure, the Utah-based company and owner of LMS Canvas, made its first major acquisition by acquiring Practice, a video learning platform. In 2018, Instructure launched a partner-booster program, which seemed to further indicate the company’s interest in partnering with other edtech startups. On February 19, the …

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Instructure announces strong earnings and acquisition

[ad_1] Nowadays, every sub-industry needs a software as a service player. The business model is powerful and the long term economy is an investor’s dream. The education sector has a bona fide leader in Instruct (NYSE: INST). The company has a cloud platform for educational institutions called Canvas; a tool …

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Instructure Reaches Agreement to Acquire Student Success Network Portfolio

Portfolio was created to help everyone realize their full potential by connecting their learning to opportunity. The company helps institutions inspire, assess, and showcase student achievement through its powerful ePortfolio network, student-centered assessment, job-matching capabilities, and academic and extracurricular pathways. “Working with Portfolium furthers our mission as it allows us …

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How Instructure’s open-source mantra took them from a sad geo subway to a NYSE listing

[ad_1] In 2008, two BYU graduate students, Devin Daley and Brian Whitmer, became frustrated when they were forced to conduct their software usability studies on, ironically, very unfriendly software. They hooked up with investor Josh Coates, who provided mentorship and seed money (and later became CEO), and undertook a “product …

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Instructure Reports Solid Growth and Increased Losses

Investing in software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies takes patience: companies need to invest millions of dollars to build a platform and win customers. But once these customers are acquired, the costs of running such a business are largely fixed. This leads to impressive recurring cash flows. Structure (NYSE:INST) provides a platform, Canvas, …

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Instructure reports 30% year-over-year revenue growth

On July 30, Instructure announced its 2nd quarter financial results and there was a lot of good news. In many ways, Instructure had a very strong 2nd quarter, largely due to increased adoption of its products by customers both domestically and abroad. However, despite all the good news from the …

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This week in eLearning: Instructure, an LMS for rugby coaches and a preschool initiative in the Bahamas

[ad_1] Instructure, Inc. recently announced the acquisition of Practice, an applied video micro-learning solution. The acquisition suggests that in the future, Instructure’s platforms, including Canvas, will expand their video-based teaching forms, but the acquisition may also indicate Instructure’s interest in forging Connections to established Practice clients, including those of some …

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The practice was acquired by Instructure. here are the details

If you had walked around the room PSL recent diversity dinner looking for Practice co-founder Emilie Footeyou may have found her on the side, negotiating the acquisition of her startup while cradling her baby girl, Hazelnut. Now we know what the whole discussion was about: based in Salt Lake City …

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Instructure and Kimono partnership open the web of SIS integration — THE Journal

Student Information System Instructure, Kimono partnership opens SIS integration web Structure has partnered with Kimono to extend the latter’s cloud-based interoperability platform to all Cloth users. Kimono was previously only available on Canvas for premium users, but the partnership allows the admin to use Kimono for two-way Student Information System …

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Instructure up 8% since IPO, CEO sees “huge renaissance” in EdTech – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Instructure, the Utah-based educational technology company, went public on Friday on the New York Stock Exchange. After setting a price at $ 16, shares rose 8% in the early afternoon. Instructure, which is not yet profitable, is building educational software for K-12 teaching and corporate learning. Blackboard’s competitor claims …

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Instructure Launches Free Learning Object Repository, Canvas Commons – Campus Technology

[ad_1] LOR | News Instructure Launches Free Learning Object Repository, Canvas Commons Instructure has launched a limited pilot of Canvas Commons, a new learning object repository that integrates with the Canvas learning management system. Instructure describes Canvas Commons as “a new platform that will allow educators to harness the power …

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With 4.5 million users, Instructure takes on the courseras and udacities of the world with its own network of open courses – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Instructure launched Canvas in 2011 to provide educational institutions with an alternative to ubiquitous (but heavily criticized) software from education giants like Blackboard. Rather than forcing schools to spend six months onboarding and learning to use rigid and bloated learning management software, Canvas offers an open source, cloud-native system …

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