Avathon Capital Named to Inc’s List of Top Founder-Friendly Investors

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2021 Fall Update

Dear Friends and Colleagues, We hope that you and your loved ones were able to enjoy the summer months and the Labor Day holiday weekend. Even more so than in years past, Labor Day ’21 deserves a more thoughtful reflection, creating a moment where we pay tribute to the American workers that keep our society […]

Education Fund Sells Developer of Popular Adaptive Literacy Intervention

DreamBox Learning® expands from math into reading with acquisition of ReadingPlus®   CHICAGO, August 18, 2021 – Avathon Capital today announced the sale of Reading Plus, a research-based software reading intervention and practice company that provides adaptive literacy instruction solutions for students in grades 3-12 to DreamBox Learning, a K-8 instructional software provider independently proven […]

Avathon Capital Invests in ReUp Education to Create Better Pathways for Adult Learners

Avathon’s financial resources, strategic insights, access to talent, and industry expertise position ReUp to unlock opportunities for more adult learners, partners, and employees August 5, 2021 – CHICAGO and AUSTIN – Chicago-based Avathon Capital (“Avathon”), an impact-oriented investment firm focused exclusively on the education and workforce management markets, has invested in ReUp Education (“ReUp”). ReUp […]

Reading Plus Session at 2021 ALA Annual Conference to Focus on Importance of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Educational Content

Reading Plus announced it is co-presenting the session “Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: Why Content Matters” with staff from Highlights For Children Magazine at the virtual American Library Association (ALA) 2021 Annual Conference and Exhibition. Read more here.

EdCast’s Spark Joins Forces with University of Phoenix on Upskilling and Adult Learning Initiatives

EdCast Customers Can Now Leverage Spark’s Skilling and Learning Experience Solution Integrated with Specially-priced University of Phoenix Course Content in Business, Technology and Healthcare Read the press release here.

Reading Plus Wins 2021 EdTech Breakthrough Award for Adaptive Learning Solution Provider of the Year

Reading Plus was recognized as the Adaptive Learning Solution Provider of the Year in the 2021 EdTech Breakthrough Awards. Read the release here.

Amerigo and UTP join forces

Amerigo has partnered with US high school specialist University Track Preparation in a bid to become the leader in international high school student services and recruitment across North America. Read the story here.

Impact Investment Fund Completes Sale of Educational Video Pioneer, Panopto

CHICAGO, April 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Avathon Capital today announced the sale of Panopto, whose innovative technology powers the video libraries of universities around the globe as well as some of the world’s largest companies. Originally the product of a Carnegie Mellon research project, Panopto’s applicability and adoption have expanded considerably since its founding, supporting a wide range of use […]

The Case for Renewing Our Investment in International Students

By Jeff Keith As COVID-19 continues to hamper travel and the global economy, international student enrollment in the United States has plummeted. By the end of 2020, enrollment had dropped by an astounding 43%. It was a dramatic development in an era already marked by a steady decline: in 2017, the number of new international students […]