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Websiteblackboard.com
Blogblog.blackboard.com
Twitter@Blackboard
CategorySoftware
Employees
Founded1997

Offices

Corporate Headquarters
650 Massachusetts Avenue N.W.
6th Floor
Washington, DC, 20001-3796
USA

People

Founder
CEO
Chief Financial Officer
Vice President, Mobile
VP, Online Program Management
President, Administrative Platforms
President, Academic Platforms, and Chief Technology Officer
President, International
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Acquisitions

Total$90M
MyEdu, 1/2014
Moodlerooms, 3/2012
NetSpot, 3/2012
Presidium Learning, 1/2011 $53M
Wimba, 7/2010
Saf-T-Net, 3/2010 $33M
Terriblyclever Design, 7/2009 $4M

Funding

TOTAL $15M
FUNDING TOTAL $15M
Private Equity, 5/2009
$15M

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Blackboard

Blackboard designs learning and education software for enterprise/ school groups. Blackboard is a global leader in enterprise technology and innovative solutions that improve the experience of millions of students and learners around the world every day.

Blackboard’s solutions allow higher education, K-12, professional, corporate, and government organizations to extend teaching and learning online, facilitate campus commerce and security, and communicate more effectively with their communities. Founded in 1997, Blackboard is headquartered in Washington, D.C., with offices in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

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Sources

  1. Education Giant Blackboard Buys MyEdu To Help Refresh Its Brand And Reanimate Its User Experience (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. Blackboard Acquires Moodlerooms, NetSpot To Offer Open Source Learning Technology (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  3. Blackboard Acquires Moodlerooms, NetSpot To Offer Open Source Learning Technology (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  4. Blackboard Acquires Rest Of Edison-Backed Presidium For $53M (fis.dowjones.com) [edit]
  5. Blackboard buys Elluminate, Wimba (bizjournals.com) [edit]
  6. Blackboard Completes Acquisition of Saf-T-Net, Inc., Provider of AlertNow (blackboard.com) [edit]
  7. BbWorld09 – Blackboard Corporate Keynote (bbworld.wordpress.com) [edit]
  8. SEC (sec.gov) [edit]
  9. Blackboard Merges with Ithaca Based CourseInfo (gilfuseducationgroup.com) [edit]
    Blackboard Announces Blackboard “Building Blocks” (gilfuseducationgroup.com) [edit]
    Stephen Gilfus Blackboard Founder to Present at Maricopa Community College System (gilfuseducationgroup.com) [edit]
    Blackboard Announces Development of IMS-based Course Delivery Tools (gilfuseducationgroup.com) [edit]
    Blackboard Extends SCORM support with Building Blocks (gilfuseducationgroup.com) [edit]
    Providence Equity buys ed tech firm Blackboard for $1.64B (masshightech.com) [edit]
    Providence Equity buys ed tech firm Blackboard for $1.64B (masshightech.com) [edit]
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