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Pearson and Village Capital invest $150K in education startups Experifun and Sudiksha Knowledge Solutions

Wednesday, November 27, 2013 | More »

Pearson Affordable Learning Fund (PALF), an education fund run by UK-based education company Pearson Plc, and US-based investor Village Capital, have invested a total of $150,000 in Experifun Learning Solutions Pvt Ltd (), which designs next generation science learning aids, and Sudiksha Knowledge...

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Micromax CEO Deepak Mehrotra quits, joins Pearson as India MD

Deepak Mehrotra has quit the country’ top domestic handset maker Micromax to join publishing major Pearson as its managing director for India business, according to The Hindu Business Line. Mehrotra had joined as CEO of Micromax in late December 2011 and spent less than two years at the helm of af...

18 October, 2013 | More »


Pearson and Village Capital to fund up to $150K in two Indian education startups

Pearson, a learning company which acquired online education firm TutorVista and also runs business daily Financial Times, has partnered with social investor Village Capital to support and invest in education entrepreneurs in India who are focused on serving the bottom-of-the-pyramid market in the co...

17 July, 2013 | More »


Pearson buys out remaining 20% of TutorVista

British media group Pearson Plc has completed the acquisition of Bangalore-based education-cum-consumer internet services firm TutorVista Global Pvt Ltd by buying out the remaining 20 per cent stake, the company said in a statement. The consolidation is expected to help TutorVista become a leadi...

25 February, 2013 | More »

Pearson £116M buy boosts self-publishing

Pearson, owner of Penguin and the Financial Times, is buying Author Solutions, a leading provider of self-publishing services, in the most significant move by a traditional book publisher into the fast-growing world of author-published books and ebooks. Analysts said the move marked a significant mo...

20 July, 2012 | More »