Spire Capital invested in Certiport in November 2007. Under Spire Capital's management, Certiport developed, marketed and distributed education and certification software testing programs in a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) environment for end-users of Microsoft, Adobe, Intuit, Autodesk, CompTIA, HP and Digital Literacy programs in the academic, corporate and workforce segments worldwide. Certiport developed proprietary electronic certifications and operated a worldwide marketing and distribution network, consisting of more than 12,000 testing centers with secure online access to Certiport’s applications. Spire Capital exited the investment in Certiport in May 2012 to Pearson Vue.
- Date of Initial Investment: 11/2/2007
- Status: Exited to Pearson Vue in May 2012
- Type of investment: Fund II