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$80 Million Invested - Desire2Learn: Leading the Renaissance in Education

Desire2Learn, one of the largest and fastest growing cloud learning platforms for the education industry. The $80 million financing is the first ever for the company and is one of the largest investments we’ve made out of our new $2.6 billion fund. Over $1 trillion is spent on K-12 and higher education globally, and schools are in the midst of a technology renaissance that is reinventing the classroom as we know it.
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Virtual schools are multiplying, but some question their educational value

By Lyndsey Layton and Emma Brown, Published: November 26, 2011 WashingtonPost.com A…

SuccessFactors to Acquire Plateau, the leading Learning Management System in Corporate Learning

SuccessFactors, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFSF), the global leader in business execution cloud-based SaaS software, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Plateau, the leading learning management system (LMS), a Next Generation Portal technology, and CaaS- Content as a Service. This acquisition forms a symbiotic combination with SuccessFactors’ acquisition of social video mobile learning provider Jambok.

Learning Management Systems

LMS projects are brought to the attention of publishers and are invited to enter into partnerships by the leaders of these projects. Publishers views such invitations as opportunities to participate in leading edge research and/or development that may significantly evolve electronic learning and LMS systems.

Learning Management Systems - Free Style

Monday, June 09, 2008 Have you been looking for a free hosted LMS or CMS to teach a course? Have you ever wanted to teach a little something online, even make a few bucks? It has been some time since I've searched for free course management systems and mostly I was familiar with those that have to be installed on a server (Moodle, ATutor, Sakai). I was pleasantly surprised to stumble upon a growing number of applications that are hosted online.