Overview

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Status
Acquired by on July 2, 2011
Investments
1 Investment in 1 Company
Headquarters:
Washington, DC
Description:
Blackboard provides enterprise technology and innovative solutions that enhance teaching and learning methods.
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Categories:
Education, Enterprise Software, Information Technology
Website:
http://www.blackboard.com
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Company Details

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Founded:
1997
Contact:
(800) 424-9299
Employees:
1k - 5k | 11 in Crunchbase

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.

Funding Rounds (4) - $122M

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DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
May, 2009$15M / Private Equity0
Jan, 2001$52M / Venture0
May, 2000$30M / Venture8
Jan, 2000$25M / Private Equity6

Acquisitions (17)

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DateAcquiredAmount
Jun 30, 2016Unknown
May 31, 2016Unknown
Dec 1, 2015Unknown
Jul 8, 2015Unknown
Feb 4, 2015Unknown
Nov 13, 2014Unknown
Sep, 2014Unknown
Aug 7, 2014Unknown
Jul 8, 2014Unknown
Jan 16, 2014Unknown

Investments (1)

DateInvested InRoundPartner(s)
Mar, 2016$2.3M / Seed

Current Team (11)

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Board Members and Advisors (3)

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Competitors (17)

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  • 2U is a cloud-based Software-as-a-Service platform that provides schools with the comprehensive operating infrastructure.
  • Amectronix is Company that stores and steal from China to get it at a much better price then we can in the states.
  • Docebo is a cloud 'e-learning as a service' product that enables companies to deliver, track and certify online training to their staff.
  • Edmodo is a global education network that connects all learners with the people and resources they need to reach their full potential.
  • eLearn is an online school management system allowing administrators, teachers, and students access to their grades, assignments, attendance
  • Engrade accelerates achievement by enabling educators to connect the right learning resources to the right student at the right time.
  • HiFiKids Corp offers a cloud-based, e-learning platform that supports interactive knowledge and information sharing.
  • Next gen e-learning platform on Facebook

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Headquarters

    650 Massachusetts Avenue N.W.

    6th Floor

    Washington, DC 20001-3796

    USA

Past Team (47)

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Images (2)

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