MONEY MAKES THE WORLD GO ROUND: Global expenditures on e-learning will see a 23% compound annual growth rate from 2012 to 2017. So projects to UK-based IBIS Capital, which released a 101-page report earlier this month that provides a global overview of the e-Learning industry and highlights key market factors and trends. The infographic above (click to see the full size) summarizes some of its main findings and forecasts, such as a projected increase in M&A activity coinciding with a drop in fundraising activity. The in-depth report dives further into the different global education market sectors and highlights samples and detailed case studies of key industry players around the world. (We're frankly surprised at all the new names we've come across!) Readers can request a copy of the full report by shooting a note to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Don't forget to include your contact details!