The Learning Company Overview

  • Founded
  • 1980

Founded
  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 501

Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Buyout/​LBO

  • Financing Rounds
  • 5

  • Investments
  • 6

The Learning Company General Information

Description

Developer of educational and reference software designed for consumers and schools. The company offers products for summer camp workshops, images and project templates, screenshots and speed typing as well as tool for saving contact details

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Multimedia and Design Software
Other Industries
Business/Productivity Software
Internet Retail
Primary Office
  • PO Box 100-CS
  • Hiawatha, IA 52233
  • United States

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The Learning Company Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
EBITDA
Post-Val Status Debt

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The Learning Company Patents

The Learning Company Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
AU-1076999-A Windows api trapping system Abandoned 09-Oct-1997 0000000000
US-4764867-A Display system and method for constructing and editing a hierarchical arrangement of information Expired - Lifetime 03-Jun-1986 00000000000 00

The Learning Company 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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The Learning Company Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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The Learning Company Investments & Acquisitions (6)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
000000000 000 01-Jan-1999 0000000000 Entertainment Software
000000000 (00 31-Mar-1998 0000000000 00000 Entertainment Software
0-000000 02-Feb-1998 00000 0000 Other Commercial Products
000000 0000 25-Sep-1997 0000000000 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
  • 000 00000000 00000
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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