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Texas EdTech Startup OrgSync Acquired

Orgsyncimodules-1 Texas EdTech Startup OrgSync AcquiredA Dallas based startup that was born and raised in Austin has now been acquired by an educational technology company in Kansas.

OrgSync, an edtech startup founded in a five bedroom home in Austin Texas provides an online community building  platform for universities and student run organizations. The company was founded in 2007 by Eric Fortenberry.  They moved the company toi Dallas in 2010 according to the Dallas Morning News.

Today the company boasts over 3.5 million users across 80,000 student led organizations with 400+ campus partners. Those are metrics that any company looking to break into or solidify their position in the college aged market would love to have.

With  that in mind Kansas based iModules Software has acquired OrgSync, financial details of the transaction haven’t been disclosed.

“Headquartered in Leawood, Kansas, iModules was founded in 2002 and serves more than 800 customers reaching more than 100 million constituents worldwide. Their products provide an interconnected suite of modules that transforms how institutions create relevant constituent experiences and achieve fundraising success through web content management, marketing communications, online giving, event management, ecommerce, and social media integration. iModules integrates data, content, and strategy to drive participation and financial growth, while increasing operational efficiency.

The commonalities that brought us together were obvious from the start. Our companies have a very similar bootstrapped upbringing and have efficiently grown and scaled our businesses over the years. This union allows us to expand our engagement leadership to all stages of a student’s life cycle and aligns with the strategic objectives of universities including student retention and long-term engagement with the institution. Both companies remain passionate about leveraging web technology to drive engagement and providing high levels of customer service to our existing and future clients. We are both excited about the possibilities that lie ahead. Fortenberry said in a blog post.

Fortenberry has also said that in the short term OrgSync customers and users can expect no changes and that, for now, the leadership team at OrgSync will remain in place.