- Lore, an education social-networking startup that we've covered in the past for its recent funding and Academic Groups launch, announced Friday that it has been acquired by Noodle.
- Lore CEO Joseph Cohen stated on his company's blog that "full service will continue without disruption, free as always."
- BetaKit notes that the joining of the two companies makes sense, as Noodle provides search and discovery services, while Lore specializes in connecting students and educators.
From the article:
"... Whereas Lore is the 'virtual campus' where students can hang out and network, Noodle is a recommendation engine that helps students and anyone else find classes, tutors, materials, and other education opportunities online. The company says it compiles data on over 150,000 schools and education providers, matching users with relevant classes after they take an online survey. ..."