Edtech Business

Sad Face?

Apr 26, 2012

SAD FACE? Business Insider laments that "there are a million education startups and no one to acquire them." BI consequently offers up a list of nine big fish companies that might buy them. Ho, hum. On a tight deadline, BI? Yep, Pearson has certainly done its part in acquisitions. Otherwise, it's a list of deep pockets. Missing: private equity investors and growing, sector-specific companies. Facebook didn't start making significant acquisitions until it was about five years old and cashflow positive.

Sad Face?

Edtech Business

Sad Face?

Apr 26, 2012

SAD FACE? Business Insider laments that "there are a million education startups and no one to acquire them." BI consequently offers up a list of nine big fish companies that might buy them. Ho, hum. On a tight deadline, BI? Yep, Pearson has certainly done its part in acquisitions. Otherwise, it's a list of deep pockets. Missing: private equity investors and growing, sector-specific companies. Facebook didn't start making significant acquisitions until it was about five years old and cashflow positive.

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