Teachers of Tomorrow Sold to Rise

Technology & Services

Teachers of Tomorrow, a portfolio company of Gauge, acquisition by Rise


Teachers of Tomorrow, a portfolio company of Gauge Capital (“Gauge”), entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by The Rise Fund (“Rise”). Terms of the transaction have not been disclosed. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions and is expected to close as early as late September 2021.

Baird served as the exclusive financial advisor to Teachers of Tomorrow on this transaction.


Teachers of Tomorrow has been the nation’s most comprehensive provider of teacher services since 2005. Committed to helping educators excel in the classroom and beyond, Teachers of Tomorrow provides holistic support across the entire lifecycle of the teacher. To provide teachers with requisite skills to successfully enter – and stay – in the teaching profession, Teachers of Tomorrow provides accredited pre-certification training, research-based test preparation, and ongoing professional development.

Gauge Capital is a leading middle market private equity firm based in Southlake, Texas. Gauge invests in four key sectors, including: healthcare services, tech-enabled business services, government & industrial services, and food & consumer. The firm manages approximately $2.0 billion in assets, and in 2020, Inc. Magazine named Gauge one of the top 50 private equity firms for founders.

The Rise Funds are a core pillar of TPG Rise, TPG’s global impact investing platform. Founded in 2016 by TPG in partnership with Bono and Jeff Skoll, The Rise Funds invest behind impact entrepreneurs and growth-stage, high potential, mission-driven companies that are focused on achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. The Rise Funds deliver capabilities and expertise across a wide variety of sectors and countries at scale, focusing on opportunities in climate and conservation, education, food and agriculture, financial technology, healthcare, and technology.
Technology & Services

Teachers of Tomorrow, a portfolio company of Gauge, acquisition by Rise

September 2021
Teachers of Tomorrow
M&A - Sellside
Technology & Services
Knowledge Solutions
Target Geography
North America
Acquiror Geography
North America