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IAC Acquires Online Tutoring Service, Tutor.com



               IAC Acquires Online Tutoring Service, Tutor.com

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2013

NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IAC (NASDAQ:IACI) today announced the
company has completed the acquisition of Tutor.com, an online tutoring
solution.  Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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.

"Tutor.com has done the hard part, having built over many years an incredible
nationwide network of high quality tutors ready to help students improve their
learning,"  said Greg Blatt, CEO of IAC.  "We think it's ripe for us to
accelerate usage by bringing to bear our consumer Internet expertise in areas
like product, marketing and distribution.  It's not often we find a company
with such untapped potential that our particular skill set can help unlock, in
an area that truly helps people improve their lives, all at a compelling
valuation.  Although it's small, we're excited about the acquisition." 

"We are on a mission to help every student take control of their own learning
and achieve their academic and professional goals," said George Cigale,
founder and CEO of Tutor.com, "and becoming an IAC company will help us reach
that goal faster.  A high-quality education has never been more important and
we think the combination of Tutor.com and IAC will make one-to-one learning
accessible, affordable and sustainable for consumers and institutions."

Cigale will remain CEO and continue to run the business from Tutor.com's
offices in New York City.

About IAC

IAC (NASDAQ: IACI) is a leading media and Internet company comprised of more
than 150 brands and products, including Match.com, Ask.com, CollegeHumor, and
CityGrid Media.  Focused in the areas of Search, Match, Local and Media, IAC's
family of websites is one of the largest in the world, with nearly a billion
monthly visits across more than 30 countries. The company is headquartered in
New York City with offices in various locations throughout the U.S. and
internationally.  To view a full list of the companies of IAC, please visit
our website at www.iac.com.

About Tutor.com

Tutor.com is the world's largest and highest-rated online learning service.
The Tutor.com community of more than 2,500 professional experts has delivered
more than 8 million one-to-one tutoring and professional development sessions
in a proprietary online classroom optimized for learning, since 2001.
Tutor.com powers tutoring and homework help programs for the Department of
Defense; school districts across the country; colleges and universities; the
states of Alabama, Alaska, Louisiana, Montana, North Dakota and Rhode Island;
and, the District of Columbia and thousands of public libraries. For more
information, please go to www.tutor.com/.

IAC Corporate Communications
Justine Sacco / justine.sacco@iac.com
(212) 314-7326

SOURCE IAC

Website: http://www.iac.com
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