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Former Twitter India head Manish Maheshwari quits company to launch edtech start-up
Business

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
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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
Business

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
Business

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
India

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
Business

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
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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
Business

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
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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
India

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
Business

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.