Instructure Introduces Canvas Commons to Enable Shared Content and Collaboration

With Canvas Commons, Instructure aims to enable a “for the people, by the people” content ecosystem. From K-12 administrators and teachers who need lesson plans that align with Common Core, to tenured professors who want to build courses that can be used by adjunct faculty and lecturers, Canvas users will finally have a creative, collaborative space that meets their needs.

Big Data Platform Raises $100M From Polaris, KPCB At $1B Valuation

“Customers, partners and investors frequently ask us what our secret sauce is,” CEO and founder Dave Elkington said in a statement. “Our secret sauce is our scientific approach to sales. We use data as a strategic weapon to systematically improve sales performance and drive sales growth for our own company and for customers who want to maximize revenue growth.”