John de la Motte,

Edtech Compass chalks up $64 million WA schools contract in deal with TechnologyOne

- August 23, 2023 2 MIN READ

School management software scaleup Compass has won the tender to supply more than 800 of Western Australia’s Public Schools with its technology – a project it will deliver in partnership with ASX-listed TechnologyOne. The deal, which is worth more than $9 million annually over seven years, with an option for extension, will see Compass expand… Read more »


BRIGHT SPOTS: How Compass Education scaled its school platform when demand soared by 600% in 30 minutes

- April 27, 2020 3 MIN READ

While many businesses have been forced to close as part of social distancing measures to reduce the risk of coronavirus, one entrepreneur’s poison is another’s meat and alongside covering how to get through the next six months, and detailing what’s happening in small business land in our series “From The Frontline“, as well as recognising… Read more »


Education software startup Compass raises $60 million

- November 12, 2019 2 MIN READ

Compass Education co-founders John de la Motte and Lucas Filer Melbourne-based schools management platform Compass Education has landed $60 million in its first major raise, with private equity firm Advent Partners taking a minority share in the startup ahead of its international expansion. The school management software platform says it’s now used by more than… Read more »