Turnitin Acquires ExamSoft



Turnitin, an Oakland, CA-based provider of academic integrity and assessment solutions, acquired ExamSoft, a Dallas, Texas-based software-based assessment platform, from Spectrum Equity.

The amount of the deal was not disclosed.

Led by CEO Sebastian Vos, ExamSoft is an education technology company that empowers educational institutions and certification and licensure programs to protect exam integrity, streamline assessment processes, and improve learning outcomes. 

The company currently serves more than 1,900 prominent academic, certification and licensing programs and has successfully administered over 61 million exams.

Turnitin has been building and broadening its assessment capabilities since its 2018 acquisition of Gradescope, an assessment platform that streamlines grading workflows across a range of assignment types and subject areas.

ExamSoft further expands Turnitin’s portfolio of academic integrity and assessment products to include a broad assessment platform serving education, certification, and licensure programs. Together they will offer institutions further flexibility when delivering assessments at all educational and professional levels. 

Led by CEO Chris Caren, Turnitin is a global company dedicated to ensuring the integrity of education and research and supporting the development of original thinking skills. Products are used by educators to guide their students towards higher standards of integrity and by students and researchers to do their best, original work. The company has international offices in Australia, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Mexico, the Netherlands, the Philippines, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom. Over 15,000 academic institutions, publishers, and corporations use its products: Feedback Studio, Gradescope, iThenticate, Turnitin Originality, Turnitin Similarity. 



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