Edtech Business

Mimio and Headsprout Sold to Private Equity Firm

Jul 16, 2013

90210'S NEWEST MEMBERS: Most people probably recognize Newell Rubbermaid for Sharpie pens and frying pans. But--until this week--it also owned a couple of education technology brands as well. On Monday, Newell Rubbermaid announced the sale of Mimio, which makes a variety of classroom hardware like whiteboards and clickers, and Headsprout, developer of literacy and early learning software, to Skyview Capital, LLC, a private equity firm based in Beverly Hills, CA. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. More information from THE Journal.

Edtech Business

Mimio and Headsprout Sold to Private Equity Firm

Jul 16, 2013

90210'S NEWEST MEMBERS: Most people probably recognize Newell Rubbermaid for Sharpie pens and frying pans. But--until this week--it also owned a couple of education technology brands as well. On Monday, Newell Rubbermaid announced the sale of Mimio, which makes a variety of classroom hardware like whiteboards and clickers, and Headsprout, developer of literacy and early learning software, to Skyview Capital, LLC, a private equity firm based in Beverly Hills, CA. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. More information from THE Journal.

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