Examity in the News

10.14.19 | IMS Global Learning Consortium Announces Next Wave of LTI Advantage Certifications

IMS Global Learning Consortium (IMS Global/IMS), the world-leading non-profit collaborative advancing educational technology impact, announced the latest educational technology suppliers to achieve IMS certification for Learning Tools Interoperability® (LTI®) Advantage. The rapid adoption of LTI Advantage by leading product organizations enables institutions to prepare their teaching and learning ecosystem for the most secure and engaging end-user experiences… Read Full Story »

09.25.19 | Examity Adopts Interoperability Standard

Examity today announced that it is the first and only online proctoring provider to achieve the LTI Advantage certification for Learning Tools Interoperability® (LTI®) 1.3 and Names & Roles Provisioning Services issued by IMS Global Learning Consortium. Designed to increase both the security and flexibility of education technology tools and systems, LTI Advantage enables Examity to provide a safer, more streamlined testing experience for hundreds of education institutions, employers, and certification providers around the world… Read Full Story »

09.24.19 | Examity Adopts Industry-Leading Interoperability Standard

Examity today announced that it is the first and only online proctoring provider to achieve the LTI Advantage certification for Learning Tools Interoperability® (LTI®) 1.3 and Names & Roles Provisioning Services issued by IMS Global Learning Consortium. Designed to increase both the security and flexibility of education technology tools and systems, LTI Advantage enables Examity to provide a safer, more streamlined testing experience for hundreds of education institutions, employers, and certification providers around the world… Read Full Story »

09.23.19 | Examity Named One of Boston’s Hottest Companies

Examity today announced that it has been named one of the hottest companies in Boston as part of BostInno‘s annual 50 on Fire awards. The awards recognize fast-growing companies in the Boston area that are setting the standard for innovation in their field… Read Full Story »

09.23.19 | BostInno’s 2019 50 on Fire

We are thrilled to introduce you to BostInno’s 2019 50 on Fire. Today, we’re officially announcing the 50 people and companies that are heating up Boston’s ecosystem. We invite you and your team, friends, family—and anyone who wants to network with Boston’s most inspiring and fastest-growing entrepreneurs, executives, startups and businesses… Read Full Story »

09.17.19 | Academic Integrity Takes Center Stage At BMO Conference

Data security and the rise of online learning were among the issues discussed by education technology and innovation leaders at the annual Back to School conference last week. Hosted by the Bank of Montreal (BMO) in New York City, the discussion brought together executives from some of the country’s largest private and public education organizations with the leading providers of test security and integrity… Read Full Story »

08.26.19 | Community College Tackles Online Cheating With AI

State Fair Community College (SFCC) today announced the selection of Examity as the exclusive provider of proctoring support for its fast-growing online and hybrid programs. Examity’s flexible learning validation platform, rooted in proprietary AI technology, will make SFCC’s online assessments more secure by providing students and faculty with access to a range of proctoring options, from automated through to live. Proctoring will be used initially in a select group of classes and programs… Read Full Story »

08.22.19 | Community College Tackles Online Cheating With AI

State Fair Community College (SFCC) today announced the selection of Examity as the exclusive provider of proctoring support for its fast-growing online and hybrid programs. Examity’s flexible learning validation platform, rooted in proprietary AI technology, will make SFCC’s online assessments more secure by providing students and faculty with access to a range of proctoring options, from automated through to live. Proctoring will be used initially in a select group of classes and programs… Read Full Story »

05.20.19 | Examity Honored as Top 10 Fastest-Growing Company in Massachusetts for 2nd Straight Year

Examity today announced that it has been recognized as the 7th fastest-growing company in Massachusetts by the Boston Business Journal’s annual Fast 50 list. This is the second straight year of recognition for the company, which provides an AI enabled learning validation and online proctoring solution for higher education institutions, employers, and certification providers. Examity doubled in size over the past year, and recently secured $90 million from Boston-based private equity firm Great Hill Partners…. Read Full Story »

05.16.19 |  BBJ Reveals 2019 Rankings of State’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

The Boston Business Journal honored the fastest-growing private companies in Massachusetts with an awards ceremony Wednesday evening at the Aloft Hotel Seaport in Boston. Boston Business Journal Market President & Publisher Carolyn M. Jones and Executive Editor Doug Banks announced the rankings of the 50 fastest-growing organizations at Wednesday’s ceremony, which drew a celebratory crowd of over 350 people… Read Full Story »

05.15.19 | Michael London Selected as a Finalist for Entrepreneur of the Year 2019 New England Award

The spirit of entrepreneurship is alive and kicking in New England — and we couldn’t be happier to be a part of all the action!

Following a review of independent judges, Michael London, Founder and CEO of Examity, was named a finalist in the Entrepreneur of the Year 2019 New England Awards program. Read Full Story »

05.08.19 | Examity Receives $90 Million to Support Testing Security

Last week, Examity announced that it has raised $90 million from Great Hill Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm. Examity will use the money to drive its expansion and, more specifically, to explore how machine learning and biometric tools can make tests proctored online more secure. The timing couldn’t be more apt… Read Full Story »

05.06.19 | Examity To Proctor More Than 2 Million Exams This Year

Examity, a Massachusetts-based company that helps meet the needs of colleges, employers, and certification providers, recently announced several milestones. This year, Examity is projecting that it will proctor more than 2 million exams for higher education institutions like Penn State University, Texas A&M, and Western Governors University… Read Full Story »

04.30.19 | As Online Learning Grows, So Will Proctors. Case in Point: Examity’s $90M Deal

Tests these days start by making students prove not what they know, but who they are. Historically that involves bringing some form physical identification, but increasingly companies and institutions are turning to face recognition, fingerprinting and voice biometrics.

Such are the tools developed and offered by Examity, a provider of exam proctoring tools used by colleges and universities, assessment groups, professional certification boards and employers. The Boston-based company passed its own test of sorts today: securing a $90 million investment from private equity firm Great Hill Partners. As a result of the transaction, Great Hill will own a majority stake in the company… Read Full Story »

04.30.19 | Cheaters beware: Examity scores $90M funding round to detect test shenanigans

Today is a bad day for cheaters everywhere.

Examity, a Boston company that builds cheat-busting test administration software, announced today that it has raised $90 million in funding. The startup will use the funds to accelerate its growth and build a more secure online testing experience… Read Full Story »

04.30.19 | Secure Online Testing Software Startup Examity Bags $90M

Newton-based online proctoring platform provider Examity raised $90 million in a new round of funding led by Great Hill Partners. The Boston-based venture capital firm also invested other local companies like BlueSnap and MineralTree, and recently bought the Gizmodo group that publishes websites including The Onion, Jezebel, Lifehacker and more…. Read Full Story »

04.30.19 |  Anti-Cheating Startup Examity Gets $90M to Advance Edtech Security

Examity has raised $90 million from Boston private equity firm Great Hill Partners to fuel its expansion and dig into how machine learning and biometric tools can make tests proctored online more secure… Read Full Story »

04.30.19 |  Examity secures $90M to apply machine learning to online test proctoring

Examity Inc., a Newton-based company that proctors tests online, has raised $90 million from Great Hill Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm. Founded in 2013 by CEO Michael London, Examity works with colleges, universities and employers to provide an anti-cheating software platform where test takers can take examinations remotely. The new round will support research into the application of machine learning and biometrics to create a more secure online testing experience, according to a release… Read Full Story »

04.30.19 |  Examity raises $90 million for online proctoring platform that thwarts exam cheats

Examity, a platform that serves online course providers with proctoring services to authenticate the identity of students and ensure they don’t cheat, has raised $90 million in a round of funding from Boston-based private equity firm Great Hill Partners….. Read Full Story »

04.30.19 | Newton company that makes technology to prevent online exam cheating to expand

Examity, a Newton startup that makes technology to help prevent cheating on exams conducted online, said Monday that it is planning a major expansion. The company said it raised $90 million in venture capital, an infusion that puts it in position to grow at a time when online education is exploding, and amid growing concern about cheating…. Read Full Story »

04.30.19 | Developer of Popular Anti-Cheating Solution Raises $90MM

Examity today announced that it has secured $90 million from Great Hill Partners, a leading Boston-based private equity firm. The funding will accelerate the company’s expansion, as well as support continued research and development into the application of machine learning and biometrics to create a more secure online testing experience… Read Full Story »

04.23.19 | Unizin Adds New Institutional Members

Unizin is expanding: The higher education consortium recently announced the addition of two institutional members and two vendor partners. Unizin focuses on producing data management applications for its members; promoting the use of open educational resources; and negotiating contracts with learning material providers. Previously, the nonprofit had 25 colleges and universities as members, representing some 900,000 learners… Read Full Story »

04.22.19 | EY Announces Michael London of Examity Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 New England Award Semifinalist

Widely considered one of the most prestigious business awards programs in the U.S., the program recognizes entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities, while also transforming our world. …Read Full Story »

 

04.02.19 | Examity Among Massachusetts’ Fastest-Growing Companies for 2nd Straight Year

Examity has been named for the second straight year to the Boston Business Journal’s annual Fast 50 list, which recognizes the fastest-growing private companies in Massachusetts…Read Full Story »

 

04.01.19 | Exclusive: These are the BBJ’s Fast 50 — the fastest-growing private companies in Mass.

The Boston Business Journal has unveiled its exclusive 2019 Fast 50 honorees, which represent the 50 fastest-growing private companies in Massachusetts.

The Fast 50 winners were selected and ranked based on a formula that counts revenue growth from 2015 to 2018. The numbers were crunched and analyzed by the Business Journal’s research department and CPA firm Withum, a Fast 50 partner... Read Full Story »

 

03.05.19 | Meet the 5 new hires headlining these Boston leadership teams

The rise of online learning among higher education institutions, certification providers, and employers has driven increased demand for solutions that can protect test integrity and create a secure online assessment experience... Read Full Story »

 

02.20.19 | Examity’s Proactive Approach to Learning Validation

The rise of online learning among higher education institutions, certification providers, and employers has driven increased demand for solutions that can protect test integrity and create a secure online assessment experience... Read Full Story »

 

02.14.19 | Top talent from Salesforce, Oracle joins online proctoring leader. Brian Collins to oversee product development for Examity

Examity, the world leader in learning validation and online proctoring, today announced the appointment of Brian Collins as Vice President, Product Management... Read Full Story »

 

01.22.19 | Examity Grows by 100% in 2018

Examity, the world leader in learning validation and online proctoring, today announced that it launched partnerships with more than 120 higher education institutions and certification providers in 2018. The company’s growth generated increases of more than 100 percent in proctoring sessions, headcount, and revenue during the past year... Read Full Story »

 

01.01.19 | 41 edtech predictions for higher ed in 2019

We asked 20 edtech executives to look into their crystal balls and share their thoughts about what will happen in 2019. In addition to the usual suspects—artificial intelligence (AI), active learning, and microcredentials—people predicted more nuanced uses of data (to handle campus security, for instance), chatbots to help with studying, and blockchain-enabled digital student IDs to improve security... Read Full Story »

 

12.12.18 | 6 Boston tech companies share how to crush your interview

There are some obvious ways to prepare for an interview: research the company, prepare a list of questions and get a good night’s sleep. However, we wanted to give you an edge. That’s why we caught up with recruiters from six fast-growing Boston tech companies. Not only did they share tips for nailing any interview, but they also gave the inside scoop on how to ace their interviews…. Read Full Story »

 

11.15.18 | Examity Ranked Number 119 Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2018 Technology Fast 500™

Examity today announced it ranked No. 119 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. Examity grew 984 percent during this period... Read Full Story »

 

11.13.18 | Online Proctoring Leader Catches “Speed Cheaters” 

Examity, the global leader in learning validation and online proctoring, today announced the launch of its groundbreaking Quick Test technology. Quick Test utilizes data from Examity’s proprietary machine learning algorithms to expose cheating incidents by identifying test-takers with unrealistic completion rates... Read Full Story »

 

10.23.18 | Examity to open Newton headquarters

Examity, an online exam proctoring company, has announced the opening of its new headquarters in Newton. The company will move to the former location of travel site TripAdvisor... Read Full Story »

 

10.19.18 | Fast-growing Examity moves into former TripAdvisor HQ in Newton

Examity Inc., a company that proctors tests online, has expanded its real estate footprint fivefold with a move to a 15,000-square-foot office in Newton — a facility that will allow the education technology company to nearly triple its workforce... Read Full Story »

 

09.26.18 | Pushing the Boundaries of Learning With AI

A growing number of academics are experimenting with new technologies powered by artificial intelligence, but many of the technologies aren’t yet ready for prime time…Read Full Story »

 

09.13.18 | Washington State U Deploys Proctoring Tech to Support Growth in Online Testing

Washington State University has made a deal with Examity to use its online proctoring platform exclusively for up to 18,000 exams per year. And that number is expected to grow by 20 percent over the next seven years, according to a news announcement…Read Full Story »

 

08.02.18 | NJ Council of Community Colleges selects Examity for test security solutions

The New Jersey Council of Community Colleges has chosen Examity, a provider of online proctoring and identity verification, to offer test security solutions. Examity, whose headquarters are in Natick, Mass., will provide live, record-and-review and automated proctoring for more than 400,000 students at roughly 70 campuses in New Jersey…Read Full Story »

 

08.02.18 | New Jersey Community Colleges Tap Online Proctoring Leader

Examity, the leading provider of online proctoring and identity verification, today announced a new partnership to offer test security solutions for the 19 member institutions of the New Jersey Council of County Colleges. Selected as the online proctoring solution for public two-year institutions in the state, Examity will support New Jersey community colleges with live, record-and-review, and automated proctoring, for more than 400,000 students at more than 70 campuses…Read Full Story »

 

07.24.18 | Increased Demand Fuels Growth of Online Proctoring Leader

Examity, the world leader in online proctoring and identity verification, today announced that its team has expanded with the addition of more than 45 new hires in the second quarter of 2018. Responding to growing demand for secure online assessments, Examity has bolstered its team at all levels of the organization, including the addition of business development leaders and technologists who will support the company’s pioneering approach to data analytics and artificial intelligence in online proctoring…Read Full Story »

 

07.06.18 | Kaplan Announces New Partnership to Make Administering Assessments Easier for Nursing Schools

Kaplan Nursing, a unit of its Test Prep services that prepares students for the NCLEX-RN Exam, has announced a new partnership with Examity, the leading provider of online proctoring and identify verification, to make it easier for nursing schools to administer high-quality assessments...Read Full Story »

 

06.21.18 | Kaplan Partners With Online Proctoring Leader to Make Administering Assessments Easier for Nursing Schools

Kaplan Nursing, a unit of its Test Prep services that prepares students for the NCLEX-RN® Exam, today announced it has partnered with Examity, the leading provider of online proctoring and identity verification, to provide Kaplan’s partner institutions (nursing schools) with greater flexibility in administering high-quality assessments. Examity’s seamless, secure, remote proctoring solution will streamline the testing process and help to eliminate scheduling and facility constraints...Read Full Story »

 

05.23.18 | Online Proctoring Pioneer Among MA’s 10 Fastest Growing Companies

Examity, the world leader in online proctoring and identity verification, has been recognized in the Boston Business Journal‘s annual Fast 50 list as the 6th fastest-growing company in Massachusetts. Since its first full year of operation in 2014, the company’s revenue has grown more than 1000%. At its current pace, Examity is on track for approximately $20 million in revenue in 2018...Read Full Story »

 

05.18.18 | Examity scores high with fast-growing revenue in test proctoring field

Examity CEO Michael London says, “People here are loyal to our company and we are loyal to our people. We were in growth mode from the very beginning,” said founder and CEO Michael London. “And we’ve been growing significantly each year and each quarter.”...Read Full Story »

 

05.07.18 | 5 industries that are ready to be disrupted by startups and new approaches that drive change

Today, more than ever, it is important to look up to disrupting and exciting newcomers who are finding niches in established markets and forcing change and/or social impact on the existing infrastructures of corporate cultures and companies.
 We all know, the larger the company, usually the more invisible and lost the “situation behind the scenes” becomes. Green-washing is a task that many multi-million corporates do, to portray a safe and supportive system. Yet nowadays, it is up to us, the Millennials and Xennials to drive and support change…Read Full Story »

 

04.26.18 | Boston Deal News: Digg, Bose, TripAdvisor, Vets First Choice, Examity

Examity, a Natick, MA-based provider of remote proctoring and identity verification services for tests that students take online, said it acquired Atlanta-based rival BVirtual. Deal terms weren’t released….xamity, a Natick, MA-based provider of remote proctoring and identity verification services for tests that students take online, said it acquired Atlanta-based rival BVirtual. Deal terms weren’t released….Read Full Story »

 

04.25.18 | Natick ID Verification Co. Acquires BVirtual

Examity announced that is has acquired BVirtual, which is an online proctoring for academic institutions, professional associations and worldwide government agencies, reports the Worcester Business Journal… Read Full Story »

 

04.23.18 | Natick-based Examity acquires Atlanta online testing firm

Natick-based online proctoring and identity verification company Examity has acquired an Atlanta firm specializing in online proctoring for academic institutions, professional associations and worldwide government agencies.The acquisition of BVirtual — the terms of which were not disclosed — will expand the company’s reach to more than 100 new partnership across U.S. and Europe…Read Full Story »

 

03.27.18 | How Examity prevents students from cheating during online exams

According to the latest report from Babson Survey Research Group, nearly 6.5 million American undergraduates now take at least one course online—representing close to one-third of the postsecondary student body. The rise of online programs is enabling colleges and universities to support a growing population of nontraditional students, many of whom balance work or family commitments in addition to their studies…Read Full Story »

 

01.30.18 | Global Demand for Online Test Integrity Fuels Rapid Growth of Digital Proctoring Platform

NATICK, Mass., Jan. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Examity, the world leader in online proctoring and identity verification, today announced more than 50 percent growth for the fifth consecutive year, and the launch of 60 new enterprise-wide partnerships during the second half of 2017…Read Full Story »