What 2U’s $800 Million Deal To Acquire EdX Means For Higher Ed
While mergers and acquisitions in the education-tech space have been red hot, last week’s announcement that 2U is acquiring edX for an eye-popping $800 million still caught everyone by surprise. The OPM (online program management) company that helps universities bring their programs into the online market will now own the pioneering MOOC (massive, open, online courses) provider created by Harvard and MIT in 2012.
Originally published: July 6, 2021
Author: Paul LeBlanc
Institution: Southern New Hampshire University
Published by: Forbes