The Learning Company

Historical Events

    1980:

    • Company founded.

    Dec, 1995:

    Oct 24, 1996:

    • SoftKey International changes its name to The Learning Company Inc.

    Oct, 1997:

    • The Learning Company, Inc. acquires Microsystems Software, Inc.

    Dec, 1997:

    • The Learning Company, Inc. announces that it has acquired all of the equity interest of Creative Wonders LLC.

    Apr 16, 1998:

    Jun 03, 1998:

    Aug 31, 1998:

    • Broderbund merges with and becomes a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Learning Company.

    May 13, 1999:

    • Mattel, the worldwide toy company, buys The Learning Company and renames it Mattel Interactive.

    Oct, 2000:

    • The company is acquired by Gores Technology Group.

    Mar 21, 2001:

    Sep 06, 2001:

    Company history contributed by Corn Popper (69350), Sciere (528216), Riamus (8520), Kabushi (214647) and Jeanne (76509)