PE Tech Report

Education & Training

Softline acquires Academy IT

Softline, a global IT and digital transformation provider, is to acquire Academy IT, a provider of corporate training and learning management solution. Academy IT, which creates, develops, and deploys bespoke corporate training solutions, will join Softline’s existing technology education and training business, including a learning centre where more than 300,000

Future VC launches 2022 cohort

Future VC, which runs internship and development programmes, has opened applications for all of its global cohorts in 2022.  Future VC was established to support talented individuals from backgrounds that are currently under-represented in venture capital, to help them learn about and work in VC, and in doing so improve

Palatine makes first exit from Impact Fund with Estio Training sale

Palatine’s Impact Fund has made its first exit with the sale of Estio Training to global education provider BPP Education Group. Estio is a specialist provider of NVQ level 3 and level 4 IT and digital apprenticeships, provided through its online delivery model. The Leeds-based company addresses a national, growing

Vector Capital makes co-investment in McGraw Hill Education

Vector Capital, a private equity firm specialising in transformational investments in established technology businesses, has made a co-investment in McGraw Hill Education (McGraw Hill), a global leader in educational content and digital platforms, in partnership with Platinum Equity. Platinum Equity originally acquired McGraw Hill in July of 2021.   Founded

CAIS expands independent broker dealer relationships with alts education

Alternative investment platform CAIS has announced that CAIS IQ is supporting independent broker dealers and home offices through its membership and sponsorship of two leading trade associations: the Alternative and Direct Investment Securities Association (ADISA) and Institute for Portfolio Advisors (IPA).  These sponsorships represent CAIS’s commitment to empowering financial advisors

Cambridge Judge Business School teams with Esme Learning to launch executive education online programmes in startup funding and regtech

Cambridge Judge Business School and Esme Learning, an AI-powered digital learning platform, have partnered to provide two six-week online executive education programmes in startup funding and regtech. Startup Funding: From Pre-Seed to Exit, will help entrepreneurs overcome the trickiest funding challenges facing startups. RegTech: AI for Financial Regulation, Risk, and


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