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  • By Jenifer Goodwin, December 01, 2007
    January 1, 2006 TutorVista official targets student gap Bryce Baschuk

    December 19,2006 WHO'S NEWS Noted....
    TutorVista provides online homework help, test prep

  • October 16, 2006 More students needing extra help turn to overseas tutors By Kellie Patrick, The Philadelphia Inquirer

  • August 21, 2006 Outsourcing Your Homework

  • July 26, 2006
    Log in to learn Bangalore is tapping the power of knowledge, connecting students in the U.S. and U.K. to wired Indian teachers at home for lessons sans blackboards and notebooks, reports BHUMIKA K.
    ALL THE WEB'S A CLASSROOM Some 80 per cent of students who approach TutorVista want personalised help to improve their grades.

  • June 12, 2006 TutorVista Secures $2 Million from Sequoia Capital India

  • June 7, 2006 TutorVista Brings Personalized Online Tutoring to United States; World-Class Online Tutoring Based on Comprehensive Assessment for Students of All Ages

  • Tutoring Virtually Done Overseas
    Technology meets education as more U.S.students use instructors in India.
    The Tampa Tribune

  • The Straits Times Email Interview:
    1. When was the company set up? Why was TutorVista set up?
    TutorVista was started in July 2005; the service in the U.S. went live in November 2005 and went live in the UK in July 2006.

  • Sunday, October 29, 2006 Online: Offshore learning U.S. students turn to India for tutors BY ANA M. ALAYA Star-Ledger Staff

  • June 1, 2006 Silicon Valley wrap-up: NowPublic, Segway, Affinity Engines & much more

  • June 12, 2006 Outsourced tutoring company raises $2M by Steven E.F. Brown

  • February 5, 2007 Private Equity Firms’ Foray Into For-Profit Education LBOs Stamina Mitra

  • November 22, 2006 Why India is a better Destination than USA for Online Tutoring

  • January 19, 2007 PEOPLE ON THE MOVE

  • Sunday, October 22, 2006 One for the books -- tutoring gets outsourced Vanessa Hua, Chronicle Staff Writer

  • December 3, 2006 India 2.0: The new garage culture RISK-TAKERS SAY NOW IS THE TIME TO GET IN ON THE GROUND FLOOR OF TECHNOLOGY BOOM IN INDIA By John Boudreau

  • August 27, 2006 Web sites can be some of students' best study buddies BY JULIO OJEDA-ZAPATA Pioneer Press

  • October 1, 2006 Your tutor in India is online More firms pair U.S. students with teachers abroad. By Kellie Patrick Inquirer Staff Writer

  • January 3, 2007 VC Deals

  • October 12, 2006 ¿El niño tiene problemas con sus deberes? Contrate un tutor por internet  Por Jocelyne Zablit

  • Ottawa Citizen October 10, 2006 Tuesday E-tutoring offers pupils affordable learning help: Having a tutor in India isn't just possible, it's becoming the thing to do, writes Tom Spears Tom Spears, The Ottawa Citizen

  • October 31, 2006 'Applet' for the teacher int'l Web-tutor boom by RITA DELFINER

  • National Post (f/k/a The Financial Post) (Canada) September 29, 2006 Friday Desperate U.S. parents turn to India for 'e-tutors' Jason Szep, Reuters NEWS; Pg. A9

  • November 2, 2006 Net tutors a world away from pupils LONG-DISTANCE LESSONS

  • January 14, 2007 Bangalore-based tutor startup striving for head of the class By Becky Bergman

  • November 12, 2006 Finding help online -- and offshore; Internet tutoring may be in its infancy, but some find the price more than makes up for a lack of face-to-face teaching KELLIE PATRICK, The Philadelphia Inquirer

  • Lincoln Journal Star (Nebraska) August 28, 2006 Monday City Edition FREE TUTORING OFFERED TO STUDENTS IN TWO COUNTIES

  • October 4, 2006 Online tutoring educates anywhere By Wes Kappelman/Daily Correspondent

  • October 11, 2006 More students needing extra help turn to overseas tutors By Kellie Patrick

  • July 31, 2006 World Class Teachers in India help students in the West master maths and science through Internet tuitions Stephen David

  • July 28, 2006 WEEKLY INTERFACE TutorVista Takes On-Line Tutoring to Next Level by krishnan Ganesh

  • July 31, 2006 WEEKLY INTERFACE-TutorVista Takes On-Line Tutoring to Next Level By A.MATTHEWS

  • December 18, 2006 Local Business Newsmakers Dr. John J. Stuppy, of Columbia, has been named president of TutorVista, an online tutoring and test preparation provider.

  • January 2007 NCLB Spurs Growth in Online Tutoring Options

  • December 2006 HARPER'S INDEX


  • October 10, 2006 More students needing extra help turn to overseas tutors By Kellie Patrick The Philadelphia Inquirer

  • TutorVista Secures $2 Million from Sequoia Capital India

  • January 2007 TutorVista’s big catch

  • OCTOBER 10, 2006 Indian e-tutors click with American kids

  • Dowagiac Daily News and the Niles Daily Star September 7th, 2006 By John Eby

  • December 15, 2006 Local Business Newsmakers Dr. John J. Stuppy, of Columbia, has been named president of TutorVista, an online tutoring and test preparation provider.

  • October 2, 2006 Tutors Get Outsourced Jason Overdorf

  • October 18, 2006 Outsourced tutors just an ocean away By Soumya Srinagesh

  • October 5, 2006 US homework outsourced as 'e-tutoring'grows Xinhua Shanghai_Star page08 2006-10-5

  • October 19, 2006 Students look abroad for online help While you cram here, your tutor may be sitting in India
    By Kellie Patrick McClatchy/Tribune newspapers

  • EDUCATION Tutors Get Outsourced Americ's education crisis, along with the rise of online video,is turning into another big opportunity for India.

  • January 24, 2007 Multinationals lead India's IT revolution By Steve Schifferes Economics reporter, BBC News, Bangalore

  • October 24, 2006 EDUCATION NEW TREND: OUTSOURCING TUTORING, ACADEMICS Homework outsourced as "e-tutoring" grows

  • TutorVista receives $2 million from Sequoia Capital Tuesday, June 13, 2006 8:29:33 AM Rajesh Barnwal.

  • October 12, 2006 Thursday 8:14 AM GMT Having trouble with homework? Call India By Jocelyne Zablit.

  • Dec 20, 2006- Interview with Jarrod Brown - Education Director from TutorVista.com.

  • Bangalore, Dec 20, 2006- Lightspeed Enters India - E-tailer Mercantila raises $22.5 million; online learning company TutorVista gets $7 million.

  • Bangalore, Dec 20, 2006- In a move to re-emphasising VCs interest in online consumer firms in India, venture capital firm Sequoia Capital India has committed an additional $3 million (Rs 13.5 crore) investment in Bangalore-based online educational tutoring company TutorVista Global.

  • Bangalore, Dec 19, 2006- US-based venture capital fund Lightspeed Venture Partners has announced that it has invested a total of $29.5 million in two internet companies, primarily operating out of Bangalore - Mercantila and TutorVista.

  • Dec 3, 2006- TutorVista (www.tutorvista.com) provides Kindergarten to college students with personalized educational support anytime of the day or night from global eTutors.
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  • Hampton Roads, Dec 3, 2006- e-Tutor: The Bangalore-based TutorVista, provides online tutoring to U.S. students in everything from grammar to geometry,Last week it featured in 13news top stories.
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  • San Jose, Dec 3, 2006- India 2.0: The new garage culture ,India's start-up culture is like an early-stage company: It needs considerable care and feeding, observed Ravi Kannan, co-founder of TutorVista, an online mentoring service that allows Indian teachers to assist students in the United Kingdom and United States.

  • San Francisco, Oct, 2006- One for the books - tutoring gets outsourced.

  • San Francisco, Oct,2006- TutorVista was featured on nbc11.com technow column ,read more about TutorVista's on online tutoring service.

  • BOSTON, Oct,2006 (Reuters) - Private tutors are a luxury many American families cannot afford, costing anywhere between $25 to $100 an hour. But California mother Denise Robison found one online for $2.50 an hour -- in India.

  • October , 2006--For the last several years, tutoring companies such as TutorVista, based in Bangalore, India, have been forming expressly to meet U.S. demand. It has 1,200 students so far, including a dozen in the Philadelphia region and 130 tutors. By next year, the company expects to have 4,000 students..

  • Oct 4 , 2006--Jarrod had a wonderful interview with 55KRC The Talk Station in Cincinnati this morning at 8:10am EST. He spoke at length about TutorVista's services, pricing, benefits and the history behind the company. Jarrod also spoke about the process of assessing students through diagnostic tests to see where they need help and how best to assist them. The interview lasted about 15 minutes.

  • Sep 17 , 2006--When Kelsey Baird began worrying about the complexity of AS-level biology she got a tutor from India. It is more than 4,000 miles from her boarding school in Fife to Agra, home of the Taj Mahal, but a new e-tutoring system makes the distance irrelevant.

  • Sep 5 , 2006--The federal government spends tens of millions nationwide on private tutoring for students under the federal No Child Left Behind law. If TutorVista can qualify to tap into that money, it would be competing with tutoring giants such as Sylvan and Kaplan, with tutors in India paid the equivalent of $275 to $300 a month, [Krishnan Ganesh] said, although they all have graduate degrees and teaching credentials.

  • Cool Companies,Aug 25 , 2006--When American kids have a math problem, they call up India.Welcome to the future of tutoring in the US. And creating this future is K. Ganesh, CEO of TutorVista. "American children require extra tutoring, but since it costs $40-60 an hour, many of them are unable to get it," says Ganesh, a serial entrepreneur who sold his BPO company CustomerAsset to ICICI OneSource in May 2002 for $19.3 million.

  • Times Educational Supplement,Aug 25 , 2006--First it was directory inquiries, then banking and customer services. Now pupils seeking help with homework from teachers are being put on to helplines in India.

  • Aug 22, 2006--Into Tomorrow with Dave Graveline is the nation's leading radio show covering consumer electronics.
    Jarrod did a fantastic job explaining all of the concepts of TutorVista as well as why it is such an exceptional service and one that will help American students with virtually any subject or test prep needs.

  • Aug 13, 2006--The Bangalore-based TutorVista, which last fall began providing online tutoring to U.S. students in everything from grammar to geometry, last week announced it will provide a year of free tutoring to kids in the 10 poorest rural counties in the U.S.

  • Aug 11, 2006--Sequoia partners surmised that TutorVista, a firm that pairs students in the United States with tutors in India, was promising. It had a solid revenue stream, charging most of its students about $100 a month for unlimited tutoring in multiple subjects.

  • Aug 2, 2006--TutorVista is the latest entrant to the world of 24-hour online tutoring and test preparation services, to help provide students, from kindergarten to the graduate level, with individualized learning programs.

  • NBC-July 27, 2006--It's about more than just call centers In India's Silicon Valley, outsourced white-collar services create a boom.

  • India, july-26,2006- TutorVista.com, the online web-based internet and consumer services firm which offers education and test prep services, has secured a $2 million series A funding from the global venture capital fund global eTutors.

  • Sanfrancisco Business Times, July-26,2006- TutorVista (www.tutorvista.com) provides Kindergarten to college students with personalized educational support anytime of the day or night from global eTutors.

  • India, july-26,2006- e-Tutorial business from India is growing and companies are benefiting by employing Indian teachers.

  • SANTA CLARA, Calif., july-26,2006- Bhatia and many thousands of Indian immigrants with strong ties to the USA and India are storming back to their ancestral homeland to cultivate business and cut deals. With 1 billion people, a rising wave of consumers and annual economic growth of 8% since 2004, India is the world's most promising economy after China. global eTutors.

  • India, july-26,2006- TutorVista (www.tutorvista.com) provides Kindergarten to college students with personalized educational support anytime of the day or night from global eTutors.

  • SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 7, 2006--TutorVista (www.tutorvista.com), a new online tutoring service that utilizes world class tutors to provide high-quality tutoring and test prep based on detailed diagnostic assessment, is now available to students of all ages in the United States.

  • june-02,2006- Now that TutorVista has raised $2 million in a Series A round of capital, more American and British parents will likely learn about this new online tutoring service from India.

  • India - july-15,2006.
    Little did George W. Bush know that his remarks would so drastically overturn 60-year-old Lalitha Venkatesan's plans for a retired life in Bangalore. Reluctance among American youngsters to master maths and science had prompted the US President in his State of the Union address in January to observe, "We need to encourage children to take more maths and science and to make sure those courses are rigorous enough to compete with other nations.

  • Bangalore -Jan-16,2006.
    Log in and Learn : More and more teachers are learning that it pays to move into the virtual classroom.

  • Bangalore -November-10,2005.
    A little help is always welcome, specially for students aspiring for better grades in schools. Expensive private tuitions being a deterrent, many are forced to plod through the syllabus, much at disadvantage over classmates paying for extra coaching

  • Bangalore -November -01,2005.

    It is no longer just the BPOs gathering recognition and moolah but the KPOs are already here.