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April 20, 2010 at 2:52 PM

Netflix founder on DreamBox deal: lots of hiring, no Wii yet

Bellevue’s DreamBox Learning struck a chord for Netflix founder Reed Hastings, who partnered with a venture firm to buy the online education software startup today. After graduating from college, Hastings taught 9th grade math, he explained during a phone interview today. He remembers the challenge of having to figure out a lesson plan for…

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April 20, 2010 at 10:48 AM

Bellevue’s DreamBox sold, Netflix boss adds $10M

Online education startup DreamBox has been sold to Netflix Chief Executive Reed Hastings and a non-profit venture fund, Hastings announced an education conference in Arizona today. Hastings has had pretty good luck selling monthly subscriptions for video entertainment. I wonder if he plans to use Bellevue-based DreamBox — which provides online math education programs for a monthly…

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July 23, 2009 at 5:00 AM

Bellevue’s DreamBox lands Canadian distribution deal

Bellevue education startup DreamBox Learning has landed a pretty major distribution contact. The company is announcing today that education publishing giant Pearson will market and distribute DreamBox’s online math learning system to schools and consumers in Canada. “The Canadian school system and parents alike are eager to tap quality online learning products that reflect a research-based approach…

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