Promethean Acquires Explain Everything
Acquisition to further the delivery of transformational collaboration & learning experiences.
Promethean has announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Explain Everything, a leading online digital whiteboard platform for creating engaging lessons, activities, and interactive presentations. The Explain Everything app provides users with an infinite canvas to draw, animate, create videos, and collaborate and is available on all mobile platforms. With the new acquisition, Promethean will merge the existing Explain Everything team and platform into its standing operations and portfolio.
Promethean’s award-winning technology solutions deliver a robust, seamless, and secure experience, with features that respond to educators’ and workplace users’ unique needs around the globe. Its comprehensive edtech solution also includes superior professional development and customer support.
Learning and collaboration are essential to progress in any field, and Promethean’s mission is to transform them for the better. As education and the workplace evolve, Promethean is dedicated to bringing new product offerings, alliances, and partnerships to help our customers get the most from cutting-edge technology and ensure they’re ready for what’s next. The inclusion of Explain Everything’s digital whiteboard platform into Promethean’s product portfolio will build upon both companies’ visions in edtech, and beyond.
“As technology evolves, Promethean continues to look to the future to provide the best solutions to transform learning experiences. Joining the Explain Everything team with ours is part of our commitment to continuously innovate and work towards providing a superior interactive experience from anywhere,” said Vin Riera, chief executive officer at Promethean. “This exciting opportunity and new relationship for both companies will allow us to expand our already robust offerings to better serve customers’ needs.”
“We’re thrilled to now be part of the Promethean team,” said Reshan Richards, chief executive officer and co-founder at Explain Everything. “Explain Everything’s mission to impact education, no matter the distance, aligns perfectly with Promethean’s mission and historied position as an edtech pioneer and leader for more than 25 years. Together, we will continue to provide interactive tools that are unmatched in the industry.”