Flat World Knowledge Raises Funds, Increases Staff

November 2008
Educational Marketer;11/10/2008, Vol. 39 Issue 22, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports on the fund raising and staff expansion of open source college textbook publisher Flat World Knowledge Inc.


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