Project Description

Teacher Match

Prairie Capital Fund V

Location Chicago, IL
Transaction Type Growth Buyout with Founder and Management
Investment Date June 2012
Exit Date May 2016
Buyer PeopleAdmin (Vista Equity Partners Porfolio Company)
Business

Provides cloud-based recruitment, screening, professional development, and workforce planning solutions for K-12 school districts

Industry Education, Technology

Investment Rationale

  • Partnership with founders and management team
  • Large addressable market
  • Strong demand for end-to-end talent management solution
  • Core tool, tool, Educator’s Professional Inventory (EPI), provided a unique value proposition through its ability to predict future teacher performance

Value Add

  • Human Capital
  • Sales & Marketing
  • New Products
  • Add-on Acquisitions
As a CEO/founder looking to grow my business, Prairie Capital was an obvious choice.  From the moment they engaged I had a partner who took the time to understand our growth story and truly partner with us to get to the next chapter of our success.  Prairie is wired in the same entrepreneurial mindset as founders and it made all of the difference in helping us capture growth leading to a great outcome.
Ron Huberman, Founder and CEO