IAC Acquires Tutor.com For Undisclosed Sum
IAC, owners of Ask.com, Dictionary.com, Match.com, ShoeBuy.com, CollegeHumor.com, and many other well-known web brands, has acquired Tutor.com.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
From an IAC Announcement:
Founded in 1998, Tutor.com 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, Tutor.com has more recently expanded into AP courses, test prep, college-level curriculum, and real-time writing help. Millions of students have benefited from Tutor.com’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 Tutor.com’s offices in New York City.
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.