Sunday, May 19, 2024

York education software specialist snapped up

Everfield, the Europe-based, long-term B2B software investor, has acquired education software specialist MyKnowledgeMap.

York-based MyKnowledgeMap provides competency assessment, ePortfolio and digital credentialing software to universities and professional bodies across 15 countries, including the UK, Australia and the USA, with a particular focus on medicine, nursing and midwifery.

The acquisition of the company by Everfield will enable MyKnowledgeMap to achieve further growth across the university sector and expand its overseas footprint.

MyKnowledgeMap’s Adam Doyle will continue in the role of CEO of the company, while the transaction allows an exit for founder and majority shareholder Robert Arntsen.

Adam Doyle, CEO of MyKnowledgeMap, said: “Joining forces with Everfield marks a significant milestone in our journey. It’s a unique opportunity to accelerate our mission in creating best-in-class learning technology for leading educational institutions and training organisations around the world.

“While maintaining our focus on business as usual, we will increasingly expand our impact, reach new markets, and drive forward the evolution of learning technology. This strategic direction will enable us to capitalise on new opportunities while upholding our commitment to service excellence.”

Nicki Berrange, acquisitions manager at Everfield, said: “We’re delighted to bring MyKnowledgeMap into the Everfield ecosystem. MyKnowledgeMap’s niche expertise in healthcare e-assessment and e-portfolio platforms, combined with its seasoned team and deep expertise, aligns seamlessly with our strategic objectives, promising an exciting path ahead.”

Henning Schreiber, head of acquisitions for Everfield, added: “MyKnowledgeMap is a great business that has developed a comprehensive portfolio of learning technology platforms to support university faculties and their students.

“We’re looking forward to supporting Adam and his team, providing them with the operational support and resources to achieve further growth in the UK and beyond.”

Founded in 2000, MyKnowledgeMap has grown to have 24 employees and thousands of end users around the world.

Henning Schreiber added: “Our investment model enables us to provide our businesses with the tools, advice and resources to achieve sustainable business growth, while their experienced management teams get on with doing what they do best – developing great software to support their customer’s daily operations.

“Our partnership with MyKnowledgeMap will help the company consolidate its leading position in nursing, midwifery and medicine, but also continue to grow across all university faculties, as well as postgraduate healthcare markets.”

Everfield was advised by Grant Thornton (financial and tax), CMS (legal), TC Group (HR), and Shiker Consulting (technology). MyKnowledgeMap was advised by Benchmark International (corporate finance) and EMW Law (legal).

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