Top 10 Online Acquisitions in India 2015

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5. Simplilearn acquires Market Motive

Simplilearn had acquired Silicon Valley-based Market Motive in June, 2015.


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Simplilearn is an online provider of education and training for professional certification founded in 2009. It offers more than 250 plus professional certification training courses. These courses span across 20 verticals. It has a presence in over 150 plus countries. Simplilearn was also ranked 4th at the Deloitte Technology Fast50 India awards in 2012. Market Motive builds a curriculum for clients, which also consist of Fortune 500 companies, to train professionals on digital marketing. Post acquisition, Market Motive will continue to operate as an independent arm of Simplilearn and aims to attract more working professionals to do digital marketing courses in web analytics, social media marketing, SEO, content marketing etc.

Price of the deal: Rs 64 Crore