Flipgrid counts more than 20 million educators, students and families in 180 countries as its customers, according to Microsoft. The Minneapolis, Minn.-based company was founded in 2015.
Flipgrid's service lets students create and share videos publicly or privately from iOS and Android devices. In announcing its purchase of Flipgrid, Microsoft officials said the company plans to continue to support the platform across Microsoft, Google and partner ecosystems. Flipgrid's post also mentions plans for continued support on iOS.
Flipgrid is currently priced at $65 per educator per year, $800 per year for a district and $1,000 per year for a school. There's also a limited one-grid plan available for free. Customers who've already purchased a subscription from Flipgrid will get a prorated refund.