Mergers & Acquisitions

Safety and Wellness Platform Securly Acquires SEL Provider and Check–In App Rhithm

Securly, provider of student safety solutions and online activity monitoring, today announced it has acquired Rhithm, the mental health check-in app that promotes student well-being with social-emotional learning activities and content.

Securly, owned by Golden Gate Capital, said the Rhithm app features and SEL content will be combined with its own platform to create “the first comprehensive student wellness solution” serving the country’s K–12 schools. Founded in 2013, Securly is used by over 10 million students at 15,000 schools worldwide; Rhithm was founded in 2019 and is used by about 1.2 million students in 27 states, according to a news release.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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