What's the biggest edtech deal of 2015 so far? That would, of course, be LinkedIn's acquisition of Lynda.com. On April 9th, the two companies announced that Lynda.com and its 250,000 learning videos would be purchased for $1.5B.
But Lynda.com wasn't always such a big organization. In its 20 year history, the company has gone through the same ups and downs that many edtech businesses face, opening and closing new businesses, changing strategies, and even working through a round of painful layoffs.
The week after the deal was announced, Lynda.com co-founders (and husband and wife) Lynda Weinman and Bruce Heavin stopped by EdSurge to chat with Betsy Corcoran about their company's history.
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