TheTextbookGuru.com has been following this bill since it was introduced in 2011. Last week the bill was unanimously approved and has been sent to Governor Jerry Brown’s desk for signature. Once signed it will be the Nation’s First Open Source Textbook Legislation. Here are a few thoughts on the bill and why it matters. (more…)
Monthly Archive: September 2012
As part of my interview series, I recently interviewed George Cigale, CEO and Founder of Tutor.com, for the Business Entrepreneur website Mo.com. You can catch the full interview here. Here are a few bonus features and facts, things not included in the the publication:
Online tutoring and homework help is a growing business. Tutor.com has been around since 1998, has annual revenue over $15 million, and is profitable. To date, the company has raised over $30 million in venture capital funding and drives most of their revenue from institutional contracts. (more…)
Rumors are flying about South Eastern Book Company (which as of this morning has no active website), College Book Renter (website is still active), and Chuck Jones, and while not many answers can be found, here are a few of the stories that are being reported. (more…)
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