Kaplan Ventures Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Venture Capital

  • Status
  • Inactive

  • Investments
  • 24

  • Portfolio
  • 5

  • Exits
  • 14


Kaplan Ventures General Information

Company Description

Kaplan Ventures was the corporate venture arm of Kaplan, Inc. The firm preferred to invest in the education, educational book publishing, professional training, information services, online training and education, mobile and information technology sectors. It focused on supporting innovative companies that was pioneering new learning technologies and business models in education around the world.

Business Details

Investor Status
Out of Business
Primary Investor Type
Venture Capital
Other Investor Types
Corporate Venture Capital
Corporate Office
  • 6301 Kaplan University Avenue
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
  • United States

Kaplan Ventures Investments (24)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
ExecOnline 18-Sep-2018 Later Stage VC 0000 Educational Software Generating Revenue
ClassWallet 07-May-2018 0000 00000 00.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue
ExecOnline 27-Jul-2017 00000 00000 0000 Educational Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
Story2 18-Jul-2016 00000 00000 00000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Generating Revenue
ClassWallet 14-Apr-2016 0000 00000 00.000 Financial Software Generating Revenue
panOpen Education 24-Jun-2015 00000 00000 00.00 Educational Software Generating Revenue
ExecOnline 16-Sep-2014 00000 00000 00.000 Educational Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
Branching Minds 24-Jul-2014 0000 00000 00000 Educational Software Generating Revenue
Lode (Human Capital Services) 04-Jul-2014 Later Stage VC Human Capital Services Generating Revenue
Uvize 07-May-2014 Convertible Debt 00000 Education and Training Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
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Kaplan Ventures Exits (14)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Story2 01-Sep-2023 Merger/Acquisition
Treehouse (Educational Software) 31-Dec-2021 000000000000000000
Axonify 05-May-2021 0000000000 00000
ProtoSphere 01-Apr-2021 000000000 00000000
ModernGuild 01-Feb-2021 000000000 00000000
Lode (Human Capital Services) 25-Apr-2018 000000000 00000000
Apex Learning 02-May-2017 0000000000
iProf 01-Jan-2017 000 00 00000000
Uvize 19-Aug-2016 Merger/Acquisition
Moodlerooms 26-Mar-2012 Buyout/LBO
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Kaplan Ventures FAQs

  • What is Kaplan Ventures?

    Kaplan Ventures was the corporate venture arm of Kaplan, Inc.

  • Where is Kaplan Ventures headquartered?

    Kaplan Ventures is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

  • How many investments has Kaplan Ventures made?

    Kaplan Ventures has made 24 investments.

  • What has Kaplan Ventures invested in?

    Kaplan Ventures has made numerous investments in companies like ExecOnline, ClassWallet, and Story2 within the Educational Software, Financial Software, and Educational and Training Services (B2C) industries.

  • What has Kaplan Ventures invested in recently?

    Kaplan Ventures's latest investment was on 18-Sep-2018 in ExecOnline, a company within the Educational Software industry.

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