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Notesgen raises additional funding from GHV, existing investors

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Delhi-based Notesgen Technologies Pvt Ltd, which runs peer-to-peer ed-tech startup Notesgen, has raised an additional Rs 1 crore ($148,000) in angel funding from GHV accelerator and existing angel investors, the company said in a statement. Notesgen had previously raised Rs 1 crore from angel invest...

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Ed-tech startup Byju’s buys student profile-builder Vidyartha

Ed-tech startup Byju’s has acquired Bangalore-based learning guidance tool and student profile-builder Vidyartha for an undisclosed amount. Vidyartha offers customised guidance platforms to schools to help students of classes 8-12 with their learning needs. It works with schools to create academic...

17 January, 2017 | More »

N Chandrasekaran

Chandrasekarans in startup world: It’s resolve, not the IIT-IIM tag, that matters

The elevation of Tata lifer N Chandrasekaran as chairman of India’s most revered corporate group—the $103-billion salt-to-software conglomerate Tata Sons—begs the much-debated question: Does one’s college pedigree matter? Corner offices at top business houses, both in India and abroa...

13 January, 2017 | More »

Byju Raveendran, founder and chief executive of Byju’s

Exclusive: Ed-tech startup Byju’s to acquire gaming apps in US for up to $30 mn

Bangalore-based ed-tech startup Byju’s, incorporated as Think & Learn Pvt. Ltd, is scouting for acquisitions in the US to accelerate its international expansion. The company is evaluating a couple of gaming and learning apps that cater to the lower grades, starting from kindergarten. Byju Rave...

12 January, 2017 | More »

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Ed-tech startup Byju’s raises $15 mn from IFC

Ed-tech startup Byju’s has raised $15 million from International Finance Corporation (IFC), the World Bank’s private-sector investment arm. VCCircle had first reported in July that Byju’s was close to raising between $25 million and $50 million for international expansion, and had named IFC as...

20 December, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Norwest Ventures-backed iProf winding up operations

E-learning and test preparation company iProf Learning Solutions India Pvt. Ltd is winding down its operations, according to two people familiar with the matter. iProf’s website has not been operational for nearly a month now. “The organisation is in the process to closing down its operations,...

13 December, 2016 | More »

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Ed-tech startup XSEED raises $10 mn Series B funding from Verlinvest

Singapore- and Bangalore-based ed-tech startup XSEED Education has secured over $10 million (around Rs 67.5 crore) in its Series B round of funding from Belgium’s family-owned consumer-sector focused investment company Verlinvest SA. The firm will use the proceeds from this round to scale its ...

12 December, 2016 | More »

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Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to invest $3 bn in health research

Facebook co-founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg and wife Dr Priscilla Chan have pledged to invest more than $3 billion over the next ten years to develop research technology that can fight and cure diseases globally. Last year, the two had announced that they will give away 99% of Facebook s...

22 September, 2016 | More »

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Indian ed-tech market size to touch $2.5 bn this year, says report

The market size of online supplemental education opportunity in India is expected to touch $2.5 billion in 2016 and is poised to grow at 15% over the next three years, driven by innovative ways of delivering courses and study material by players in the space, according a report by research and advis...

19 September, 2016 | More »

Rajan Anandan

Ed-tech startup Stoodnt gets funding from Google’s Rajan Anandan

Stoodnt, an educational-technology firm which facilitates interaction between students and admission counsellors or educational institutions, has raised $300,000 (Rs 2 crore) in a seed funding round led by Google India managing director Rajan Anandan, the startup’s founder told TechCircle. The com...

12 September, 2016 | More »

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