L Squared Portfolio Company Learners Edge Acquires the Teaching Channel

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October 17 , 2018 | Posted by Adam Kimura |

L Squared Portfolio Company Learners Edge Acquires the Teaching Channel

Newport Beach, CA, October 17, 2018 – L Squared Capital Partners is pleased to announce that its portfolio company, Learners Edge, has acquired the Teaching Channel, a subscription-based software platform where teachers can watch, share, and learn new techniques to improve student learning. Used in schools and districts across the country, the Teaching Channel allows teachers to personally direct their self-evaluation and ongoing learning; building their confidence in classroom instruction and boosting their joy of teaching and learning.

“We are excited to add the Teaching Channel to the Learners Edge platform,” said Jeff Farrero, L Squared Managing Partner and Learners Edge Board Director. “Teaching Channel’s strong, recognized, and trusted brand in video-based professional development will strengthen Learners Edge’s leadership position in professional learning for educators.”

“The potential to impact the educator development and professional learning marketplace going forward with the acquisition of the Teaching Channel is tremendous,” added Eric Cohen, CEO of Learners Edge. “We will accelerate the growth of its video observation platform and remain committed to building new products and service offerings to give teachers more useful, individualized professional learning strategies for growth and improvement.”

For Additional Information Please Contact:

Jeff Farrero

Managing Partner

Office: (949) 398-0175

jfarrero@lsquaredcap.com

Adam Kimura

Principal

Office: (949) 398-0177

akimura@lsquaredcap.com


About Learners Edge

Learners Edge has been committed to helping teachers reach the highest level of success in their classrooms and their careers since 2002. Offering over 120 self-paced, continuing education courses for teachers across the country and around the world, Learners Edge is continually working towards its mission of improving the quality of teaching and learning. www.LearnersEdge.com.

About the Teaching Channel

Teaching Channel, one of the leading brands in education, has over one million registered users and is known nationally for its more than 1,350 best-in-class videos of teachers in action. Teaching Channel Plus, an online K-12 professional development platform, is used by school districts nationwide. Teaching Channel’s mission is to support teacher professional development to drive better student outcomes. www.teachingchannel.org.

About L Squared Capital Partners

L Squared Capital Partners is an investment firm headquartered in Newport Beach, CA that seeks to make long-term investments in leading growth companies that operate in targeted sectors: Education Technology, Tech-Enabled Services & Software, and Industrial Technology & Services. Our unique investor base of family offices enables us to focus on long-term value creation driven by revenue and earnings growth, not financial engineering or market timing. The principals of L Squared have worked together for over a decade and have over 70 years of combined experience investing in growing private companies. For additional information, please visit www.LSquaredCap.com.

This press release is for informational purposes only and is not intended as investment advice or an offer or solicitation with respect to the purchase of any investment. Investing with any investment firm is suitable only for qualified investors that fully understand the risks of such an investment. L Squared Capital Partners is an investment adviser registered with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Investments with L Squared Capital Partners are only offered in accordance with applicable securities laws.