Sep 20, 2021 02:49 PM IST
Online coding schools such as Masai School, AltCampus and Scaler Academy are trying to bridge the technology talent gap and make them employable through short-term software development courses and also job at the end of them. This trend has accelerated amid the Covid-19 pandemic that spurred digital transactions, helping college graduates and working professionals to tap the growing demand for technology professionals in India.
- Sep 16, 2021 04:19 PM IST
Byju's has spent over $2 billion to buy nine companies this year. It is also reportedly in talks with investors to raise $1.5 billion, at a valuation of over $21 billion, after which it could look at a listing in the US.
- Sep 16, 2021 09:59 AM IST
Scaler has recently acquired New Delhi-based online learning platform Coding Elements in an all-cash deal worth roughly Rs 80 million. Scaler Academy has also set aside a fund corpus of Rs500 million for acquisitions.
- Jul 19, 2021 07:02 AM IST
Based in San Francisco and Bengaluru, Simplilearn is backed by Kalaari Capital, Helion Venture Partners and Mayfield Fund
- Jun 25, 2021 03:45 PM IST
Vedantu was valued at $600 million last year, when US-based Coatue Management led a $100 million round. Its investors include venture firms Accel, Tiger Global Management and GGV Capital.
- Jun 07, 2021 07:10 AM IST
School kids struggling with maths is a global problem. Some memorise without understanding, some never understand the concepts, and some are just not interested. Now online education startup Cuemath wants to fix this issue from the ground up. Will it work? Founder and CEO Manan Khurma speaks to Moneycontrol about the oppourtnity, growth and more.
- May 28, 2021 08:13 AM IST
Online learning firm Eruditus, turbocharged by the pandemic, could become India's second most valuable edtech startup. It is seeking a valuation of $2.5 billion, tripling from $800 million in October 2020
- May 20, 2021 10:39 AM IST
Founded in 2010 by Chaitanya Kalipatnapu and Ashwin Damera, Eruditus offers management programmes and short courses remotely.
- Apr 26, 2021 12:15 PM IST
Investor interest in edtech startups continues, with LEAD School raising two rounds in less than a year.
- Apr 13, 2021 10:45 AM IST
The newly launched platform is headed by Akshay Munjal, the founder and CEO.
- Mar 06, 2021 10:42 AM IST
According to Coursera, revenue for year ended December 31, 2020 was $293.5 million – a 59 percent jump, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, compared to the previous year
- Feb 16, 2021 03:58 PM IST
The deal continues Unacademy's acquisition spree across sub segments of online education, and widens its reach significantly.
- Jan 08, 2021 11:27 AM IST
The company further forecasts ‘impacting careers of a million youth and working professionals in the next 18 months’.
- Dec 30, 2020 03:37 PM IST
As larger edtech unicorns grab the headlines, Moneycontrol looks at some of the interesting younger online learning startups.
- Dec 18, 2020 06:31 PM IST
Edtech startups have scaled new heights in 2020, with the coronavirus outbreak accelerating the adoption of technology. Will it be a boom or a bust in the new year? Read on
- Nov 26, 2020 01:15 PM IST
If there’s one sector that continues to see extraordinary growth during these unprecedented times, it is education. Adding on to the list of phenomenal edtech fundraises this year Unacademy has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Tiger Global Management and Dragoneer Investment Group.
- Nov 14, 2020 08:40 AM IST
With classes moving online during lockdown, many of India's kids lost access to education. These three EdTech startups are democratising the landscape.
- Nov 01, 2020 10:06 AM IST
The global private tuition market is projected to reach $279.3 billion by 2027.
- Oct 15, 2020 02:19 PM IST
About 145 current and former employees are expected to exercise their options to sell their Employee Stock Option Plans, given to early employees who join a startup as part of their salary.
- Oct 07, 2020 05:40 PM IST
Eruditus started in 2010 and did not raise money for 6 years. Raising money this late, and raising money at all, changed the company's fortunes. How and why did it happen?
- Sep 02, 2020 04:41 PM IST
Unacademy was valued at $510 million in February this year when private equity giant General Atlantic led a $110 million round.
- Feb 17, 2020 08:18 AM IST
Particularly in India, education has been a segment steeped in a traditional brick-and-mortar delivery mechanism. The industry is different from food tech or fintech, but the big similarity is in its potential for returns
- Jul 02, 2019 02:05 PM IST
Project-based learning tools give students more flexibility and responsibility around a specific question or challenge and allows them to learn on their own.
- Jul 01, 2019 11:48 AM IST
A fraught public education system in India presents a variety of opportunities for EdTech market players to enter with the promise of customisation and efficiency.
- Aug 09, 2018 10:58 AM IST
Currently the Digital Advisor to the Mahindra Group and International Data Corporation (IDC), Jaspreet will play a key role as faculty advisor, to build and enrich the learning curriculum