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D2L (formerly Desire2Learn) is a company that develops the Brightspace learning platform. It provides a learning management system for online learning and teaching. The company caters to higher education, K–12, healthcare, government, and enterprise sectors.

TypePrivate
Founded1999
HQKitchener, CA
Websited2l.com
Overall CultureA

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Employees (est.) (May 2021)1,013

Key People/Management at D2L

John Baker

John Baker

Director, President and CEO
Puneet Arora

Puneet Arora

Chief Revenue Officer
Jeremy Auger

Jeremy Auger

Chief Strategy Officer
Yvonne Bell

Yvonne Bell

Senior Vice President, People and Culture
Melissa Howatson

Melissa Howatson

Chief Financial Officer
Elliot Gowans

Elliot Gowans

Senior Vice President, International
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D2L Office Locations

D2L has offices in Kitchener, Toronto, Vancouver, Winnipeg and in 4 other locations
Kitchener, CA (HQ)
151 Charles Street W.
Toronto, CA
200 431 King St W
Vancouver, CA
1900-355 Burrard St
Winnipeg, CA
281 McDermot Ave #301
Melbourne, AU
Suite 1144 1 Queens Rd
Singapore, SG
3 Phillip Street #10-02 Royal Group Building
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D2L Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1999

D2L total Funding

$165 m

D2L latest funding size

$85 m

Time since last funding

7 years ago

D2L investors

D2L's latest funding round in August 2014 was reported to be $85 m. In total, D2L has raised $165 m
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D2L Operating Metrics

D2L's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 1.1 k in Dec, 2016. D2L's Users was reported to be 15 m in Apr, 2018.
Sep, 2013Apr, 2014Dec, 2016Apr, 2018

Enterprise Customers

1 k1.1 k1.1 k

Users

13 m15 m
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D2L Online and Social Media Presence

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D2L Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A

    86/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    90/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    92/100

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D2L News and Updates

D2L JOINS GLOBAL INITIATIVE TO SUPPORT OPEN STANDARDS IN EDTECH

Brightspace-Maker Leads Development of Seamless and Integrated Digital Learning Experiences Brightspace-Maker Leads Development of Seamless and Integrated Digital Learning Experiences

D2L Receives Sweeping Recognition as 2021 CODiE Award Finalist in 8 Categories

Brightspace earns prestigious industry recognition from SIIA Education Technology Brightspace earns prestigious industry recognition from SIIA Education Technology

D2L AGAIN SELECTED AS ONE OF CANADA’S BEST MANAGED COMPANIES

Deloitte Honors D2L By Being Named for the 9th Year Deloitte Honors D2L By Being Named for the 9th Year

D2L RELEASES LATEST WHITE PAPER ON THE FUTURE OF WORK AND LEARNING

Experience of Learning During Pandemic Points Way Forward Experience of Learning During Pandemic Points Way Forward

New Partnership Between K16 Solutions & D2L Paves the Way for Rapid Migrations to Brightspace LMS

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- K16 Solutions, the industry leader in EdTech for LMS course migration, course design, and course archiving, has announced a significant partnership agreement with another LMS company, D2L. This partnership will enable K16 Solutions and D2L...

E-learning Market in US to Grow by $ 21.64 Billion During 2020-2024 | Featuring Adobe Inc., Cengage Learning Holdings II Inc., and D2L Corp. among others | Technavio

NEW YORK, March 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Technavio estimates the e-learning market in the US to grow by USD 21.64 billion, progressing at a CAGR of over 12% during the forecast period. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, the latest trends and...
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D2L Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was D2L founded?

    D2L was founded in 1999.

  • Who are D2L key executives?

    D2L's key executives are John Baker, Puneet Arora and Jeremy Auger.

  • How many employees does D2L have?

    D2L has 1,013 employees.

  • Who are D2L competitors?

    Competitors of D2L include Cornerstone OnDemand, Blackboard and Instructure.

  • Where is D2L headquarters?

    D2L headquarters is located at 151 Charles Street W., Kitchener.

  • Where are D2L offices?

    D2L has offices in Kitchener, Toronto, Vancouver, Winnipeg and in 4 other locations.

  • How many offices does D2L have?

    D2L has 9 offices.