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The Learning Company

The Learning Company
1980 FOUNDED
M&A STATUS
501-600 EMPLOYEES
M&A LATEST DEAL TYPE
Description

Operator of a software development and sales company.The company operates as a publisher for consumer desktop publishing titles. Its flagship desktop publishing products are The Print Shop and PrintMaster. It operates a retail website offering its own software titles as well as others.

Formerly Known As
Broderbund
Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Internet Retail
Other Industries
Entertainment Software
Acquirer
Education Media
Primary Office
  • One Athenaeum Place
  • Cambridge, MA 02142
  • United States

+1 (617) 000-0000
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The Learning Company Valuation and Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
4. Merger/Acquisition 23-Aug-2002 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Later Stage VC Completed Generating Revenue
2. IPO 28-Apr-1992 Completed Generating Revenue
1. Later Stage VC Completed Generating Revenue
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The Learning Company Investments & Acquisitions (6)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
000000000 00000000 01-Jan-1999 000000000000000000 Entertainment Software
000000000 (000000) 31-Mar-1998 000000000000000000 00000 Entertainment Software
0-000000 02-Feb-1998 00000 00000 00 Other Business Products and Services
000000 0000 25-Sep-1997 000000000000000000 Educational Software
Classifieds2000 26-Mar-1997 Early Stage VC 00.00 Media and Information Services (B2B)
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The Learning Company Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
000000000 (000000) 31-Mar-1998 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
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0-000000 02-Feb-1998 00000 00000 00 Completed
  • 4 buyers
Classifieds2000 26-Mar-1997 Early Stage VC 00.00 Completed
  • 2 buyers
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The Learning Company Former Investors (8)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Board
Seat
Contact
Info
Bain Capital Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Centre Partners PE/Buyout Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Crosslink Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Glynn Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Mattel Corporation Majority 000 0000 000000 0
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