Where’s the Moodle Money?


If you’ve been staying up on edtech and startups you’ll notice that a ton of learning management systems and social learning platforms have been getting a lot of attention, and a lot of money.

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And those are just a few.  Other recent entries to the LMS market with or without support are worth keeping an eye on: Edmodo, Haiku, OpenClass, Lectrio…the list goes on.

Moodle made waves when Blackboard stepped in to purchase two leading Moodle Partners, but the code base and community have grown–really thrived–in the absence of outside capital.  In a cutthroat learning management market Moodle has gained ground and market share on the back of its huge community and volunteer base.

Maybe the VCs should take note.  Thoughts?