Open edX & Learning Platforms Newsletter | August – September 2022: Open edX, 2U, Coursera, Degreed, Litmos, Canvas LMS…

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AUGUST – SEPTEMBER 2022 – NEWSLETTER #46  |  Breaking news at IBL News  |  Noticias en Español


Open edX

• The tCRIL Organization Releases Nutmeg, the 14th Version of the Open edX Platform

• Amgen Foundation Will Invest $30M on Open edX-Based LabXchange Platform


2U / edX Platform

• 2U Offers edX Universities a New Revenue Sharing Program

• 2U Inc. Receives an Offer of $1 Billion with a Premium of 50%

• 2U / edX Offers Scholarships for Cybersecurity and Data Analytics Boot Camps in Tulsa

• 2U Presents Quarter Results While Transitions to Operate Under the edX Brand

• EdX Announces Two Career Courses with META on Augmented Reality



• Coursera Slightly Improved Its Financial Results for the Second Quarter of 2022

• Meta Delivers Five New Certificate Programs in in Software Engineering

• Skillsoft Will Now Include on Its Platform the Coursera Enterprise Content


Learning Platforms: Transactions

• SAP Litmos Training Platform Sold to a Private Equity Firm

• Varsity Tutors Acquires Codeverse, a Platform that Teaches Kids to Code

• Degreed Buys Its Former CEO’s New Company and Puts Him to Lead a New Strategy

• Completes the Acquisition of Blackboard Collaborate


Learning Platforms: Results and VC

• Will Shut Down Its Platform and Service on September 22

• Canvas LMS Reported a Revenue Increase of 22% During the Second Quarter

• Docebo Reported an Increase in Sales and Profits in the Second Quarter

• Territorium Raised $4.4 Million In a Seed Round Led by Cometa Investment

• German Learning Platform CoachHub Raises Another $200 Million


Learning Platforms: Functionalities

• Learning Platform Kahoot! Issues an Add-On for Google Classroom

• Instructure, the Maker of Canvas LMS, Announces New Features and Partnerships

• Engageli Announces that Its Learning Platform Will Expand into the L&D Market



• OpenStax Will Make Available for Free the Bestselling Organic Chemistry Textbook

• Harvard Business School Will Offer Its Two-Year MBA Program for Free to 200 Students


2022 Events | All of the Key Conferences Listed!

• Education Calendar 2022  – AUGUST | SEPTEMBER | OCTOBER | NOVEMBER | DECEMBER | Conferences in Latin America & Spain

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