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  • No engineering degree? Don't fret ! These startups will find you a tech job Sep 20, 2021 02:49 PM IST

    No engineering degree? Don't fret ! These startups will find you a tech job

    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.

  • Byju's buys US-based coding platform Tynker, its 9th acquisition this year Sep 16, 2021 04:19 PM IST

    Byju's buys US-based coding platform Tynker, its 9th acquisition this year

    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.

  • Scaler Academy in talks to raise $70-$100 million funding: Report Sep 16, 2021 09:59 AM IST

    Scaler Academy in talks to raise $70-$100 million funding: Report

    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.

  • Blackstone to acquire majority stake in top upskilling ed-tech firm Simplilearn Jul 19, 2021 07:02 AM IST

    Blackstone to acquire majority stake in top upskilling ed-tech firm Simplilearn

    Based in San Francisco and Bengaluru, Simplilearn is backed by Kalaari Capital, Helion Venture Partners and Mayfield Fund

  • Vedantu grows 4x year-on-year, economics improve as edtech boom continues Jun 25, 2021 03:45 PM IST

    Vedantu grows 4x year-on-year, economics improve as edtech boom continues

    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.

  • Do you too struggle with maths or hate it? This startup wants to fix that Jun 07, 2021 07:10 AM IST

    Do you too struggle with maths or hate it? This startup wants to fix that

    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.

  • Exclusive: Eruditus eyes $2.5 billion valuation, could become second most valued edtech after Byju’s May 28, 2021 08:13 AM IST

    Exclusive: Eruditus eyes $2.5 billion valuation, could become second most valued edtech after Byju’s

    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

  • Eruditus acquires iD Tech for $200m cash in landmark acquisition May 20, 2021 10:39 AM IST

    Eruditus acquires iD Tech for $200m cash in landmark acquisition

    Founded in 2010 by Chaitanya Kalipatnapu and Ashwin Damera, Eruditus offers management programmes and short courses remotely.

  • LEAD School raises $30 million from GSV Ventures, Westbridge Apr 26, 2021 12:15 PM IST

    LEAD School raises $30 million from GSV Ventures, Westbridge

    Investor interest in edtech startups continues, with LEAD School raising two rounds in less than a year.

  • Hero Vired: Hero Group partners with MIT, Cambridge for edtech company Apr 13, 2021 10:45 AM IST

    Hero Vired: Hero Group partners with MIT, Cambridge for edtech company

    The newly launched platform is headed by Akshay Munjal, the founder and CEO.

  • Coursera files for IPO with US regulators: Report Mar 06, 2021 10:42 AM IST

    Coursera files for IPO with US regulators: Report

    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

  • Unacademy acquires Blume-backed TapChief Feb 16, 2021 03:58 PM IST

    Unacademy acquires Blume-backed TapChief

    The deal continues Unacademy's acquisition spree across sub segments of online education, and widens its reach significantly.

  • upGrad sees 100% revenue growth since March FY20 Jan 08, 2021 11:27 AM IST

    upGrad sees 100% revenue growth since March FY20

    The company further forecasts ‘impacting careers of a million youth and working professionals in the next 18 months’.

  • From coding to live classes, 5 young Indian ed-tech startups you should know about Dec 30, 2020 03:37 PM IST

    From coding to live classes, 5 young Indian ed-tech startups you should know about

    As larger edtech unicorns grab the headlines, Moneycontrol looks at some of the interesting younger online learning startups.

  • MC ExpertEye | Is there a bubble in the making in India’s online learning space?  Dec 18, 2020 06:31 PM IST

    MC ExpertEye | Is there a bubble in the making in India’s online learning space? 

    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

  • 3 Point Analysis | Unacademy's fresh fundraise values it at $2 billion; what makes the education sector exciting? Nov 26, 2020 01:15 PM IST

    3 Point Analysis | Unacademy's fresh fundraise values it at $2 billion; what makes the education sector exciting?

    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.

  • Three EdTech entrepreneurs who are making digital education accessible and inclusive Nov 14, 2020 08:40 AM IST

    Three EdTech entrepreneurs who are making digital education accessible and inclusive

    With classes moving online during lockdown, many of India's kids lost access to education. These three EdTech startups are democratising the landscape.

  • As firms take over supplemental education, the private tutor is history Nov 01, 2020 10:06 AM IST

    As firms take over supplemental education, the private tutor is history

    The global private tuition market is projected to reach $279.3 billion by 2027.

  • Unacademy to buy back shares worth Rs 25-30 crore Oct 15, 2020 02:19 PM IST

    Unacademy to buy back shares worth Rs 25-30 crore

    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.

  • The story of Eruditus: How a Harvard alumnus saw a business opportunity where universities fell short Oct 07, 2020 05:40 PM IST

    The story of Eruditus: How a Harvard alumnus saw a business opportunity where universities fell short

    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?

  • SoftBank leads $150-million round in Unacademy, valuation rises to $1.45 billion Sep 02, 2020 04:41 PM IST

    SoftBank leads $150-million round in Unacademy, valuation rises to $1.45 billion

    Unacademy was valued at $510 million in February this year when private equity giant General Atlantic led a $110 million round.

  • Forbes India Exclusive | The huge investment opportunity in Edtech Feb 17, 2020 08:18 AM IST

    Forbes India Exclusive | The huge investment opportunity in Edtech

    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

  • From BYJU's to Step & Learn: These are the 5 top project-based learning tools Jul 02, 2019 02:05 PM IST

    From BYJU's to Step & Learn: These are the 5 top project-based learning tools

    Project-based learning tools give students more flexibility and responsibility around a specific question or challenge and allows them to learn on their own.

  • Policy | Govt must help unleash the massive potential of EdTech in India Jul 01, 2019 11:48 AM IST

    Policy | Govt must help unleash the massive potential of EdTech in India

    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.

  • Digital Transformation and Blockchain Expert Jaspreet Bindra Joins Simplilearn as Faculty Advisor Aug 09, 2018 10:58 AM IST

    Digital Transformation and Blockchain Expert Jaspreet Bindra Joins Simplilearn as Faculty Advisor

    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

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