D2L

D2L is an online learning platform that provides cloud-based learning solutions. Read more

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D2L

D2L is an online learning platform that provides cloud-based learning solutions. Read more

John Baker's photo - President & CEO of D2L

President & CEO

John Baker

CEO Approval Rating

70/100

Founded:

1999

Status:

PrivateIndependent Company

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Blackboard is seen as one of D2L's top competitors. Blackboard was founded in 1997, and is headquartered in Reston, Virginia. Like D2L, Blackboard also competes in the Educational Technology (Ed Tech) industry. Blackboard generates $549M more revenue vs. D2L.

Moodle is a top competitor of D2L. Moodle was founded in 2000, and its headquarters is in West Perth, Western Australia. Like D2L, Moodle also competes in the Educational Technology (Ed Tech) field. Moodle has 600 fewer employees than D2L.

Edmodo is D2L's #3 rival. Edmodo was founded in San Mateo, California} in 2007. Like D2L, Edmodo also works within the Educational Technology (Ed Tech) industry. Compared to D2L, Edmodo generates $68.5M less revenue.

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D2L Acquisitions

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Achievement Standards Network

Mar 2014

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Knowillage

Sep 2013

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Jun 2011

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Captual Technologies, Inc.

Apr 2011

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These are all the companies that D2L has acquired. D2L has acquired 4 companies and its latest acquisition was Achievement Standards Network in Mar 2014.

D2L Funding History

Since D2L was founded in 1999, it has participated in 3 rounds of funding. In total D2L has raised $190.0M. D2L's last funding round was on Aug 2014 for a total of $85.0M

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FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

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Series B
Aug 2014
$85M
Series A
Sep 2012
$80M
Equity
Aug 2012
$25M
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Since D2L was founded in 1999, it has participated in 3 rounds of funding. In total D2L has raised $190.0M. D2L's last funding round was on Aug 2014 for a total of $85.0M

D2L Investments

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These are all the companies that D2L has invested in. D2L has invested 4 companies and its latest investment was Achievement Standards Network in Mar 2014.

D2L News

October 15, 2020MarketScreener

D2L PARTNERING WITH LEADING EDTECH ORGANIZATIONS TO SUPPORT END-USERS

(marketscreener.com) Kitchener, Waterloo, Oct. 15, 2020 -- Global learning technology leader D2L anno... See more »
October 8, 2020MarketScreener

BURSTING SILVER AND D2L DELIVER ONLINE LEARNING AS PARTNERS

(marketscreener.com) Kitchener, Waterloo, Oct. 08, 2020 -- Global learning technology leader D2L anno... See more »
September 24, 2020MarketScreener

D2L LAUNCHES ASSESSMENT MANAGEMENT TOOL

(marketscreener.com) Kitchener, Waterloo, Sept. 24, 2020 -- Global learning technology leader D2L ann... See more »
August 24, 2020CFOtech

D2L integrates Microsoft Teams into education training platform

"Recent events have re-enforced the importance of social context in learning, so collaboration, discu... See more »
July 23, 2020BW BUSINESSWORLD

Canada-Based D2L, Developer Of The Brightspace LMS, Strengthens Its Presence In India With A Strategic Partnership With Edutech India

D2L seeks to provide on-the-ground, local support to key stakeholders in Indian education where digit... See more »
July 21, 2020Picante Today

NORTHCENTRAL AND D2L PARTNER TO SUPPORT A QUALITY LEARNING EXPERIENCE

D2L Working with a Leading Online Educator Kitchener, Waterloo, July 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Glob... See more »
July 16, 2020MarketScreener

VANCOUVER LEARNING NETWORK CHOOSES BRIGHTSPACE EDUCATION PLATFORM

(marketscreener.com) Kitchener, Waterloo, July 16, 2020 -- Global learning technology leader D2L anno... See more »

D2L Blogs

May 11, 2018D2L Blog

Countering Barriers Faced by Adult Learners

In today's marketplace, supporting adult learners is a priority for higher education institutions, co... See more »
May 9, 2018D2L Blog

Infographic: 5 Demands of the "New Traditional" Learner in Online Learning

Adult learners and those seeking an online or blended education have specific needs and expectations ... See more »
May 9, 2018D2L Blog

Infographic: 5 Demands of the “New Traditional” Learner in Online Learning

Adult learners and those seeking an online or blended education have specific needs and expectations ... See more »
May 9, 2018D2L Blog

ATD 2018: The Social Roundup

Conference-goers were excited to kick off this year's ATD annual international conference and exposit... See more »
May 8, 2018D2L Blog

ATD 2018: Barack Obama on Values, Being Inclusive, and the Future

Talent and development professionals from all over the world waited in a line that wound around the e... See more »
May 4, 2018D2L Blog

This Week in Corporate Learning: Why Learning Should Be Tough

Stay up-to-date on the latest news in corporate learning with these trending articles.The post This W... See more »
May 2, 2018D2L Blog

Top Reasons K-12 Professional Learning Can Work Best Through an LMS

Teachers and administrators understand the importance of K-12 professional learning and the impact th... See more »

D2L Press Releases

April 6, 2021GlobalNewswire

BRIGHTSPACE PROVIDES CHOICE BY INTEGRATING WITH OPEN-STANDARDS SOLUTIONS

D2L Supporting Learners With Access to Powerful, Agile Tools D2L Supporting Learners With Access to P... See more »
January 26, 2021GlobalNewswire

D2L NAMED A 'TOP EMPLOYER FOR YOUNG PEOPLE'

Leader in Learning Technology Part of a Prestigious List Leader in Learning Technology Part of a Pres... See more »
January 21, 2021StreetInsider

LEADING RELIGIOUS EDUCATOR SELECTS BRIGHTSPACE

Kitchener, Waterloo, Jan. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global learning technology leader D2L announce... See more »
December 22, 2020GlobalNewswire

D2L'S WINNING STREAK CONTINUES

Prominent Industry Analyst Recognizes Brightspace with Two Awards Prominent Industry Analyst Recogniz... See more »
December 21, 2020GlobalNewswire

LEADING MEDICAL EDUCATOR SELECTS BRIGHTSPACE EDUCATION PLATFORM

D2L Chosen to Provide Learning Management by the Medical University of South Carolina D2L Chosen to P... See more »
December 8, 2020GlobalNewswire

BRIGHTSPACE INTEGRATION WITH MICROSOFT TEAMS IS NOW LIVE

D2L Enhancing Online Learning Through Collaboration D2L Enhancing Online Learning Through Collaborati... See more »
November 26, 2020GlobeNewswire

D2L GARNERS NATIONAL RECOGNITION WITH PRESTIGIOUS AWARD

Named One of Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures Named One of Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cu... See more »

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D2L Headquarters

151 Charles Street West Suite 400

Kitchener, OntarioN2G 1H6

1-888-772-0325

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D2L Summary

ABOUT

Overview

D2L Corporation is a privately-held company which developed an online learning platform that provides cloud-based learning solutions. D2L is the company that created Brightspace: the online teaching and learning platform that's easy, flexible, and sma...

CEO

D2L's President & CEO, John Baker, currently has an approval rating of 70%. D2L's primary competitors are Blackboard, Moodle & Edmodo.

Website

d2l.com

Frequently Asked Questions about D2L

  1. When was D2L founded?

    D2L was founded in 1999
  2. Who is D2L's CEO?

    D2L's CEO is John Baker
  3. How much revenue does D2L generate?

    D2L generates $71M in revenue
  4. How much funding does D2L have?

    D2L has historically raised $190M in funding
  1. Where is D2L's headquarters?

    D2L's headquarters is in Kitchener Ontario, CA
  2. How many employees does D2L have?

    D2L has 750 employees
  3. What sector does D2L operate in?

    D2L is in Application Software, Educational Technology (Ed Tech)
  4. Who are D2L's competitors?

    D2L's top competitors are Blackboard, Moodle, Edmodo