TechSmith donating $2M in software to Michigan schools

TechSmith Corp. is donating up to $2 million in software to Michigan schools, reports the Lansing State Journal. The Okemos, Mich.-based company provides computer screen capture and recording software. Accredited Michigan schools that teach kindergarten through 12th grade can apply for free copies of the software. “A lot of our employees, almost 90 percent, are from Michigan, and many of us have kids in Michigan schools,” said Dave McCollom, who works with education clients for the company. TechSmith was founded in 1987 and employs 220, mostly in Okemos. About 30 percent of its business comes from education clients, while the rest comes from a variety of sources. The company posted roughly $35 million in sales last year. Depending on which software the schools request, McCollom said he estimates the company’s offer will supply 13,000 to 20,000 copies of software…

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