GROWING TO BE A TITAN: Education Growth Advisors, a consulting and advisory firm serving the education sector, is changing its name to Tyton Partners. Founded in 2010, EGA has worked in tandem with private equity firm, Education Growth Partners, and has advised dozens of financing and acquisition deals worth a combined $4 billion. (Here’s a snapshot.)
"While we made considerable progress investing through Education Growth Partners, we have decided to focus our energies on the investment banking and strategy consulting businesses at this time," Adam Newman, co-founder and managing partner at Tyton Partners, tells EdSurge. More details about its plans in the release. Also on the docket: market research on adaptive learning courseware, postsecondary success and adult education, funded by the likes of Gates and Joyce foundations.