SOURCE: Brightwheel

Brightwheel

November 03, 2016 08:00 ET

Leading Early Education Platform Brightwheel Acquires MyChild

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 3, 2016) - Brightwheel, the first all-in-one platform for early education, announced today it has acquired MyChild, a company with a similar focus on helping schools and childcare providers go paperless.

"MyChild has made life easier for parents and educators alike and has introduced thoughtful products to our industry," said Dave Vasen, Founder & CEO of brightwheel. "We're excited to welcome their schools and families on board, and to continue our joint mission together."

"Brightwheel has a beautiful product and a passionate following across the globe," said Hugo Augusto, Founder & CEO of MyChild. "We're excited to be joining forces and for what this means for our schools and families."

In conjunction with this announcement, brightwheel has been making significant investments in its platform. This includes a powerful new billing and invoicing solution, mobile sign-in for parents, and new messaging capabilities. Features of the brightwheel platform include:

  • Digital Check-In: Secure, mobile check-in for students and staff with real-time ratios for all your rooms.
  • Daily Reports: Easy tracking of all early learning activities and milestones.
  • Assessments: Customizable observations and assessments -- quick & easy, with optional photo attachments.
  • Paperless Billing: Automated tuition invoicing with seamless bill pay for parents, deposited right into your bank account.
  • Photo Sharing: Capture, tag, and share classroom moments automatically.
  • Parent Engagement: Parents get a real-time feed to stay close to their child's learning and continue it at home.
  • Communication: Quick messaging and one-tap calling.

For more information, visit mybrightwheel.com or email press@mybrightwheel.com with any questions.

About brightwheel

Brightwheel is the first all-in-one platform for early education. Through brightwheel, teachers can easily track attendance, record assessments, share photos and notes, and gain insights into daily activities -- while administrators can manage enrollment, staffing, licensing requirements, and paperless billing. For parents, brightwheel provides a real-time connection to their child's education and the ability to continue the learning at home. Schools and childcare providers across the globe have fallen in love with brightwheel. For additional information, visit: www.mybrightwheel.com.