Curious World

Sandbox & Co acquires Fingerprint, launches kids’ SVOD with Hopster, Kidomi & Curious World content

UK-based children’s digital education platform Sandbox & Co has acquired kids-focused US mobile technology company Fingerprint to create a new SVOD service, Sandbox Kids. Fingerprint CEO Nancy MacIntyre will head the SVOD and its portfolio of properties, including existing Sandbox brands Hopster and Curious World, alongside Fingerprint’s Kidomi. MacIntyre will be focused on expanding the […]

Kids on-demand service stocks up

Preschool streaming app Curious World has added to its line-up with several new acquisitions. The kids service is run by New York-based publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. It added video to its games and learning offering last year, and has now sealed new deals with The Fred Rogers Company and the creators of preschool animated series […]

Curious World turns to international

Publishing giant Houghton Mifflin Harcourt launched its Curious World app a year ago, with a raft of acquired shortform content. Having added originals and with more in the works, kids business veteran and Curious World boss C.J. Kettler tells TBI about the next steps. Most linear kids channels have accompanying apps these days, and there […]

New early learning app buys Irish toon

A new interactive content app for preschoolers, Curious World, has acquired Monster Entertainment-sold toon The Day Henry Met..?. Global learning company Houghton Mifflin Harcourt recently launched Curious World on the App Store, and has now added Wiggleywoo-produced .? and Canadian series Hippothesis, which comes from Yowza, to its offer. The shows will be available to […]