Ampush Media, an online marketing startup, has acquired Academic Earth, an online education video site that's sort of like a “Hulu for Education” and a Bill Gates-favorite. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. As we've written in the past, Academic Earth is a user-friendly, curated platform for educational videos that allows anyone to freely access instruction from the scholars and guest lecturers at the leading academic universities. The site offers 350 full courses and over 5,000 total lectures from Yale, MIT, Harvard, Stanford, UC Berkeley, and Princeton that can be browsed by subject, university, or instructor through a user-friendly interface.
10 Jan 2012
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