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Blackboard Merges with Ithaca Based CourseInfo

April 29th, 1998 Recent CourseInfo clients also include the Ithaca Unified School District and University of Pittsburgh, according to Daniel Cane and Stephen Gilfus who will also be joining Blackboard's Board of Directors and Management Team pending the successful completion of a Blackboard/CourseInfo merger.

CourseInfo LLC History – Stephen Gilfus and Dan Cane

January 1998 CourseInfo, one of the two companies forming Blackboard Inc. was founded in 1997 by Dan Cane and Stephen Gilfus while at Cornell University.

Senior’s company helps to produce Web pages for college courses

October 16th, 1997 CourseInfo employs 11 Cornell undergraduates and one alumnus, making up the company's three basic departments: finance, product development and sales and marketing. While nine of the employees major in the College of Engineering, three, including Cane, are agricultural, resource and managerial economics majors (ARME) in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.