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SmartForce

1984 FOUNDED
M&A STATUS
M&A LATEST DEAL TYPE
$231M LATEST DEAL AMOUNT
Description

Developer of educational technologies. The company offers a software for online educational and training courses, mentoring program, seminars and assessment tools to various organizations.

Formerly Known As
CBT Systems
Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Educational Software
Acquirer
Primary Office
  • 900 Chesapeake Drive
  • Redwood City, CA 94063
  • United States
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SmartForce Valuation and Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
3. Merger/Acquisition 06-Sep-2002 $231M 00000 Completed Profitable
2. IPO 01-Apr-1995 Completed Profitable
1. Early Stage VC Completed Startup
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SmartForce Acquisitions (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
000000000000 28-Aug-2001 000000000000000000 000 Educational Software 0000000 000000
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SmartForce Former Investors (6)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Board
Seat
Contact
Info
BCM Technologies Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Berkeley VC International Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Comdisco Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Crosslink Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Robertson Stephens Investment Bank Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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SmartForce Executive Team (3)

Name Title Board
Seat
Contact
Info
Gregory Priest President & Chief Executive Officer and member of the board of directors
Dermot Desmond Co-Founder
Patrick McDonagh Founder