Blackboard Overview

  • Founded
  • 1997

Founded
  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 3,092

Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Buyout/​LBO

  • Financing Rounds
  • 21

  • Investments
  • 33

Blackboard General Information

Description

Developer of education software intended for higher and further education as well as business and government clients. The company offers a web-based education platform featuring courses on learning management, data and analytics, accessibility and universal design as well as collaboration and web conferencing, enabling students, educators and institutions to realize their goals through advanced learning.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Educational Software
Other Industries
Educational and Training Services (B2C)
Education and Training Services (B2B)
Parent Company
Primary Office
  • 1111 19th Street NorthWest
  • 10th Floor
  • Washington, DC 20036
  • United States

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Blackboard Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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Post-Val Status Debt

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Blackboard Comparisons

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Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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Blackboard Competitors (53)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Skillshare Venture Capital-Backed New York, NY 000 00000 0000000000 0 00000
00000 Formerly VC-backed San Francisco, CA 0000 00000 00000000 00000
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00000000000 Private Equity-Backed Salt Lake City, UT 0000 00000 00000000 00000
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Blackboard Patents

Blackboard Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20160293025-A1 Attendance tracking mobile reader device and system Abandoned 06-Apr-2015 00000000 0
US-20160179798-A1 Method and system for navigating through a datacenter hierarchy in a mobile computer device Abandoned 19-Dec-2014 00
US-20140002443-A1 Augmented reality interface Abandoned 29-Jun-2012 0000000000 00
US-20140002494-A1 Orientation aware application demonstration interface Granted 29-Jun-2012 00000000 0
US-9269324-B2 Orientation aware application demonstration interface Active 29-Jun-2012 G09G5/00 0
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Blackboard Executive Team (50)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Matthew Pittinsky Chairman & Co-Chief Executive Officer
William Ballhaus Ph.D Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
Lee Blakemore Chief Client Officer & President, Global Markets
Kathy Vieira Chief Strategy, Portfolio & Marketing Officer
Craig Nottingham Chief Technology Architect
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Blackboard Board Members (4)

Name Representing Role Since
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Blackboard Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Blackboard Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Blackboard Investments & Acquisitions (33)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
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0000000000 00 01-Dec-2015 0000000000 Database Software 000 00000
Nivel Siete 13-Aug-2015 Buyout/LBO Educational Software 0000000 0
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Blackboard Subsidiaries (5)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Fronteer Educational Software Cambridge, United Kingdom 2014
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000000-0000000 00 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Denver, CO 0000
00000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Austin, TX 0000
000000000 Financial Software Brookline, MA 0000
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