EMC closes down after four years

Howells, Jan
October 2003
IT Training;Oct2003, p12
Trade Publication
Educational Multimedia Corp. (EMC), one of the best-known names in the Irish e-learning industry, has surprised analysts by shutting down operations, despite raising nearly £11m in funding. The provider began downsizing in July 2001, when it made 50 of its 100-strong workforce redundant and, in July this year, it was forced to close its Great Britain office. EMC was the bright hope of Ireland's e-learning industry. In 1999, it secured £9m from 3i, ICC and Independent News & Media. EMC isn't the first Dublin-based e-learning start-up to close its doors.


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