Blackboard Inc. provides enterprise technology and solutions for the educational industry. It offers Blackboard Learn, an education technology platform that supports staff and programs to achieve academic goals; Blackboard Collaborate that provides a learning platform for collaborative, interactive, and mobile learning experiences; Blackboard Connect that provides notification service to cities, campuses, and schools; and Blackboard Transact, which enables students to make purchases on and off campus by using their ID cards. The company also provides Blackboard Analytics, a platform that transforms enterprise data into actionable information; Blackboard Mobile that enables learners, educators, and communities to access various aspects of educational experience on their mobile devices; and Blackboard Engage that offers learning community management systems. In addition, it offers platform consulting, managed hosting, student services, training services, online program management, and enterprise consulting services. The company serves higher education, K-12, career colleges, corporations, associations, government, and military markets in the United States and internationally. Blackboard Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Washington, the District of Columbia. It has additional offices in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.