Elsevier Has Bought Mendeley For $69M-$100M To Expand Its Open, Social Education Data Efforts | TechCrunch
Stashed in: Education!
The fact that Mendeley had such a clean UI already meant it was going to succeed in this space... but this is big news in academic publishing world.
I had never heard of this company.
"Mendeley — which was founded in 2008 and has raised just under $12 million in funding from investors including Access Industries, Passion Capital, and Tom Glocer – will keep running both its main platform as well as its Institutional Edition, aimed at helping universities and other large organizations track research and what’s being read in real time."