November 30, 2015

IAC Acquires For Undisclosed Sum

IAC, owners of,,,,, and many other well-known web brands, has acquired

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

From an IAC Announcement:

Founded in 1998, connects students anytime, anywhere with more than 2,500 screened and qualified tutors for immediate one-to-one sessions.  Historically focused on core K-12 subjects, has more recently expanded into AP courses, test prep, college-level curriculum, and real-time writing help. Millions of students have benefited from’s personalized learning programs which are offered by direct consumer subscription and through partnerships with public and academic libraries, school districts, the United States military, and colleges.


[Founder and CEO George] Cigale will remain CEO and continue to run the business from’s offices in New York City.

Read the Complete Announcement

See Also: IAC Is Set to Announce Acquisition of (via NY Times)

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