Opinion: How 3D immersive virtual classrooms could help students score better in exams
As the world becomes increasingly digital, it is becoming even more important for educators to make the most of the latest technologies available at their disposal. 3D virtual classrooms are poised to change how we do that in the future.
A whole new world: How an Indian EdTech platform is betting big on classrooms in the Metaverse
Metaverse promises to revolutionise the Indian education system like no other technology before. But how exactly are schools and parents responding to the idea?
EdTech: A force for good and defining role it has in inspiring a whole new generation
EdTech will play a defining role in inspiring a whole new generation to innovate and change India
Government keeping a close eye on Byju’s after delays in tax filings: Report
India’s most valuable startup Byju’s is under scrutiny from the Ministry of Corporate Affairs after the company had a 17-month delay in filing its audited accounts for FY21
No IPL sponsorship, no free meals, salary cuts: What’s going on at Unacademy?
The move comes even as the firm is eyeing a potential IPO sometime in the next two years and in the backdrop of the start-up sector seeing more than 12,000 lose their jobs in 2022 with edtech firms at the forefront of slashing payroll
Tough lessons: Are Byju’s mass layoffs a sign of trouble for India's edtech sector?
In a post-pandemic world, where edtech companies are struggling to survive, Byju's has laid off at least 1,500 employees. While the company disputes the numbers, it says the move is part of its efforts to 'optimise' teams
Former Twitter India head Manish Maheshwari quits company to launch edtech start-up
The aim of his new edtech venture is to create a Metaverse ecosystem where students can find educational institutes and courses, campus, employment and social circle on the same network
upGrad losses shoot up 84 percent in the financial year 2020 even as revenue nearly doubles
In the financial year 2020, upGrad’s total revenue increased 91percent to Rs 163 crore from Rs 85 crore in FY19.
Indian edtech startups received over $2.22 billion funding in 2020 as compared to $553 million in 2019
The report states that the Indian subcontinent is one of the largest markets for education with 360 million learners in FY20.
COVID-19 aftermath: Funding divide among Indian startups makes survival difficult; while some bag millions, others struggle
Funding in Indian tech-led startups rose by 14 percent in the first quarter of 2020 as compared to the same period last year, yet only 16 percent startups and SMEs have cash to survive for more than three months, revealed a recent survey
NIIT inks agreement with a US-based EdTech company for virtual education services
NIIT has recently launched a 'Remote Work Excellence Kit' free course to support remote working for corporate executives, management students
Fund raising activity goes 'cold' in India; PE, VC investments may dip up to 60% in 2020 due to COVID-19: EY
In the past few years, fund raising activity has been touching record highs, and grew 28 percent to $48 billion in 2019.
Unite India 2019 : AR/VR use in edtech and enterprise scenarios were dominant themes at this dev con
Unity wants to capitalise on the non-gaming sector in India as that is where most of the users and most of the traction is.
Byju's founder, Raveendran polevaults into billionaire club with latest funding of $150 mn
Founded in 2008 by Divya Gokulnath and former teacher Byju Raveendran, BYJU’S offers a learning app, was launched in 2015
Edtech is trying to fix India's education system but large scale adoption still a challenge
Online education in India will mushroom into a $1.96 billion industry from current $247 million.
Four Indian education tech startups to compete for Next Billion EdTech Prize
The Prize was named to remind the world of the growing number of youth, many being denied an education.
Startup Classplus helps tutors to manage students, online payments and more through an app
Chastened by their IIT Jee experience, the 27-year-olds launched decided to work in the teaching/coaching field and launched Classplus in 2018 pooling their savings of Rs 15 lakhs.