A local company is expanding and adding jobs in Roanoke.
Interactive Achievement produces software products to help educators.
The company announced a $3.5 million growth equity investment for a minority stake in the company Tuesday.
The investment means Interactive Achievement will add 15 to 20 jobs in the next 18 months. The positions will mostly be based in the Roanoke-Blacksburg region.
The new jobs will be for software developers, sales associates, project managers, customer support personnel, content specialists, and managers.
The company will also expand business in Virginia, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Indiana.
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