Junyo acquires 360Ed, Team expands and opens Orlando office.
Junyo’s position as an Edtech leader strengthened with addition of award-winning K-12 design studio.
EdNet, Baltimore (Sept. 28, 2014) – Junyo, a pioneer in using big data to improve learning in K-12 education, today announces it has acquired the award-winning educational design studio 360Ed.
The acquisition accelerates Junyo’s work developing innovative digital-learning solutions that enhance and personalize each student’s educational journey.
- Junyo has acquired the assets of the 360Ed, the award-winning educational design studio based in Orlando, Florida.
- The 360Ed team has created a high-quality social platform for world-class educational providers such as Florida Virtual Schools (FLVS), Cambium Learning, and Mcgraw-Hill Education. It is the winner of both an SIIA Codie Award and a Serious Game I/ITSEC award.
- 360Ed is best known as the creator of the highly successful Conspiracy Code, a suite of 3D interactive educational courses distributed by FLVS. It also developed many of the interactive components and reporting tools used by Cambium Learning’s popular literacy-intervention product, LANGUAGE Live.
- With the acquisition, Junyo has hired most of the 360Ed team. They will continue to operate as Junyo’s Orlando Studio.
- Terms of the deal are not disclosed.
Steve Schoettler, Junyo CEO and Founder
“Junyo builds innovative educational solutions that use big data to personalize and improve each student’s learning experience. In 360Ed, we discovered a successful team that is passionate about building great products that are both incredibly instructive and very enjoyable for students to use. We’re thrilled for them to become a part of Junyo.”
Junyo uses big data to improve learning in K-12 education. We operate multiple business units, including Junyo Streams, a teacher classroom tool that organizes and curates student educational materials and provides personalized learning insights; Junyo Platform, global API services for securely managing and analyzing education data; and EdLights, a market-intelligence platform for K-12 publishers and suppliers. Our goal is to improve learning outcomes by fostering an environment where every student has a path to success that is concrete, engaging and sustainable. Junyo is based in Menlo Park, CA. Investors include NewSchools Venture Fund, Kapor Capital, and Learn Capital.
P.H. Mullen Jr.
Junyo Vice President of Marketing