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Online learning startup Math Buddy gets seed funding

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 | More »

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Math Buddy, a Vadodara-based online math learning startup, has raised an undisclosed amount of seed investment from Menterra Social Impact Fund. The company will use the funds to expand to low-income schools in India and strengthen teacher engagement and training, it said in a statement. Math Buddy,...

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Vocabulary learning startup VoLT gets seed funding

Ed-tech startup VoLT, run by Edutainment Spearheads Pvt. Ltd., has raised an undisclosed amount of seed funding from YMS Mobitech, a tech-based distribution company. VoLT (Vocabulary Learning Technique) simplifies vocabulary learning process using creative teaching methodologies, mnemonics, anecdote...

22 November, 2016 | More »

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Technology customisation key for education, say panellists at VCCircle event

Startups in India have been using technology to change the way education is imparted for the past couple of years but it remains to be seen if this is leading to effective learning for students, panellists at the News Corp VCCircle Education Investment Summit said on Friday. The panellists discussed...

18 November, 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 »

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Ed-tech accelerator Edugild targets startups with a global road-map

One-year-old ed-tech accelerator Edugild believes in having a distinguished approach. In a country where most accelerators are either tech focused or generalistic, Edugild decided to be country’s first ed-tech startup accelerator. It does not work with test prep, e-learning, and tutorial startups ...

19 September, 2016 | More »

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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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How ed-tech firm Careers360 plans to open new revenue streams, boost profitability

Education-technology platform Careers360 is creating new revenue streams and adding more business verticals to bolster its profitability and reach out to a larger pool of students in the country. “We want to be in every space where a student aspirant in the age group of 16-24 years is sitting, and...

9 September, 2016 | More »

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Anand Chandrasekaran, Ananth Narayanan invest in ed-tech firm Makkajai

Pune-based ed-tech firm Makkajai Edu Tech Pvt. Ltd has secured $250,000 in seed funding from a clutch of investors, including Ananth Narayanan, CEO of Myntra and Anand Chandrasekaran, former chief product officer at Snapdeal, it said in a statement. Other investors who participated in the round incl...

9 September, 2016 | More »

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Ed-tech firm Byju’s gets $50 mn led by Mark Zuckerberg’s foundation

Ed-tech startup Byju’s has raised $50 million (Rs 332 crore) in a round co-led by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), marking the first investment of the philanthropic foundation of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan in Asia. Times Internet Ltd, part of media conglomerate Times...

8 September, 2016 | More »

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