Hero K12 Gets a Facelift and a New Edtech Acquisition

When Hero K12 acquired SchoolMint two years ago, it didn’t just buy some school enrollment software. It also got a new boss—and a new brand.

In June 2017, Hero K12, based outside of Miami, received $150 million from BV Investment Partners to acquire other edtech companies in an effort to create an integrated education data platform. Four months later, Hero K12 minted its first deal: SchoolMint, which offers a mobile and web-based tool that helps parents and districts manage student applications and the enrollment process.

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