Desire2Learn’s CEO John Baker told me doesn’t plan to shutter the product post-acquistition. Instead, he’ll hire about 20 more engineers to join Knowillage, and open a Vancouver office.
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Editor’s Pick Canadian ed-tech company Desire2Learn is positioning itself as a pioneer in the accessibility sector. The dedicated R&D team is building learning tools for the blind and deaf.
Best known, perhaps, for being the headquarters of BlackBerry, Waterloo is a small suburb of Toronto with a population of 98,000 in which 500 startups were born in 2012.
With its acquisition of Degree Compass, well-funded startup Desire2Learn is exploring how predictive analytics can reduce the time it takes for students to graduate college.
Ed-tech is on fire! Desire2Learn, a startup that has bootstrapped for over a decade, has raised its first round of venture capital funding from New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and OMERS Ventures, the venture capital arm of one of Canada’s largest pension fund managers.