Sandbox Family Education Network EDBRIEF EDUKWEST Europe 05 2015

EDBRIEF: Sandbox acquires Family Education Network from Pearson

London-based edtech investors Sandbox Partners announced the acquisition of Family Education Network from Pearson. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed.

Family Education Network comprises of different web properties for teachers, parents and children in the informal learning space. Poptropica, an online world for children between the ages of 6 to 15 has 3.2 million uniques per month.

Other online offerings are Funbrain, Funbrain Jr., Infoplease, Teacher Vision, Fact Monster, and FamilyEducation. In total FEN attracts 25 million visitors per month.

Sandbox Partners’ most recent investment was UK-based edtech company Hopster, a TV and learning app for children.

Further Reading

Pearson sells Family Education Network to Sandbox Partners | Press Release


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