Instruction Holdings, a learning technology startup that provides cloud services to teachers, has announced acquisitions of cloud-based integration and interoperability platforms and long-term partner Kimono for an undisclosed amount.
With editing, the owner of the leading canvas LMS will name the kimono Elevate Data Sync when joining the Instructure, Instructure Learning Platform.
This technology enables secure synchronization of student, staff and educational data across applications in the school environment.
This step enhances the learning data integration and roasting capabilities of the instruction in Adtech applications and Student Information Systems (SIS).
Founded in 2008 by two BYU graduate students, Brian Whitmer and Devlin Daly, Utah-based startups provide essential components for leaders, teachers and learners – the next generation learning management system (LMS), strong learning assessments, actionable analytics and engaging, dynamic. Content.
The instructor’s goal is to enhance student success, empower teachers everywhere, and inspire all to learn together by applying the power of simple, purposeful, and flexible software to the important challenge of educating the world’s population.
Speaking about the acquisition, Steve Daly, CEO of Instruction, said, “The acquisition underscores Instruct’s vision of creating the most integrated platform for learning and demonstrates our deep commitment to openness. We want to give schools the freedom to choose to connect with their preferred applications.”
Kimono was founded in 2012 and is standard-agnostic, based in Salt Lake City. It supports industry-standard data models and protocols, such as OneRoster, LIS, SIF, API and CSV, driving interoperability and ease of use. The platform provides an intuitive, cloud-based experience for educational data aggregation, enabling secure two-way exchange of student and staff data in real time.
The startup serves six state educational institutions, more than 2,300 districts, 27,000 schools and universities, and more than 16 million students globally.
Instructure raised $ 40 million from a group of investors led by Insight Venture Partners, which included other investors, including OpenView Venture Partners, Massachusetts-based and EPIC Ventures, Utah investors.
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