The Edtech focus has been evolving even more since a few months and this has notably shown in the number of mergers and acquisitions (M&A). The current pandemic would most probably benefit to the upcoming growth of the sector, event though “its existing and future success derives from secular trends which run much deeper”. 3 identified tendencies which have been driving those EdTech M&A in recent years are presented:
1. Publishers looking to reposition their offering to be fit for purpose now and in the future,
2. Start-ups seeking to capture market share with customers who are notoriously conservative, and
3. Private equity attempting to secure a slice of the (increasingly valuable) action.Read more...