CGE-backed Inspera completes acquisition of CrossPlag

CGE-backed Inspera completes acquisition of CrossPlag

Inspera, a leading provider of digital assessment solutions, has announced the strategic acquisition of CrossPlag, a powerful tool for originality checking and AI authorship detection.

LONDON, 26 July 2023

Inspera, a leading provider of digital assessment solutions, has announced the strategic acquisition of CrossPlag, a powerful tool for originality checking and AI authorship detection.

Inspera’s cloud-based ecosystem offers a comprehensive suite of tools for seamless delivery and grading of all types of assessment, from coursework to quizzes and end of year exams. By incorporating CrossPlag’s expertise and technology, clients can expect a tighter integration of originality checking and AI writing detection capabilities within Inspera’s existing assessment platform.

Institutions, educators and students want to be assured that their degrees and qualifications have integrity at their core. The recent rapid rise in availability of AI tools makes AI writing detection as important as originality and similarity checking. CrossPlag is the first and only plagiarism detector tool to work across a large number of languages, including translations. This means that student submissions can be checked for cross-language matching and originality. CrossPlag’s AI writing detection capabilities, coupled with the subject matter expertise of educators make for a powerful combination in upholding standards and integrity.

This acquisition is set to accelerate the impressive work already accomplished by CrossPlag. This will ensure Inspera’s clients and partners benefit from innovative solutions designed to meet their evolving needs.

“We are excited to join Inspera and take our originality solutions to new heights,” said Besart Kunushevci, Founder, CEO & Head of Products at Crossplag. “Our team has worked tirelessly for years to develop an advanced plagiarism detection technology that covers a vast array of languages and incorporates AI-driven writing detection. We have always prioritized data privacy and security, values shared by Inspera. Together, we aim to provide institutions worldwide with a robust and reliable alternative for upholding academic integrity that focuses on innovation, data privacy, and a more holistic approach to assessments.”

“We are thrilled to welcome CrossPlag to the Inspera family,” said Andrew Cons, Global CEO at Inspera. “This acquisition aligns with our commitment to continuous improvement and innovation with digital assessments. The integration of CrossPlag’s capabilities will provide our clients with even more robust tools to ensure academic integrity and foster fair assessment practices.”


About CGE Partners –

CGE Partners is a European mid-market investment fund. CGE invests in businesses using technology to facilitate the transition to a more digital, renewable, secure and compliant future, providing capital and expertise to enable rapid international expansion in global markets.


About Inspera –

Inspera is a global leader in digital examination solutions, supporting educational institutions, professional organisations, and awarding bodies worldwide. Our cutting-edge platform ensures efficient, effective, and accessible assessments. Educational institutions worldwide are using Inspera to digitally deliver standardised tests, open and closed-book exams, final exams, and coursework assessments, on-site or in a hybrid/remote environment. Founded in 1999, Inspera serves active users in 190 countries across five continents. The EdTech company’s end-to-end platform and remote proctoring services, combined with superior customer service, ensure successful institution-wide adoption and implementation. Inspera integrates with key education technology platforms such as Anthology’s Blackboard Learn, Instructure Canvas, Brightspace by D2L, and Moodle.


About CrossPlag –

CrossPlag is a leading tool for plagiarism checking, dedicated to democratising plagiarism detection while ensuring users have full ownership and control over their data. By utilising advanced AI technologies, CrossPlag offers comprehensive originality checking solutions that support fair assessment practices.


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