Ed-tech firm iNurture acquires student engagement startup KRACKiN

Shweta Sharma

Ed-tech startup iNurture Education Solutions Pvt. Ltd has acquired student engagement and employability platform KRACKiN Technologies ....

28 May, 2018

New net users offer high potential but barriers abound: Omidyar's Roopa Kudva

Dearton Thomas Hector

Impact investor Omidyar Network—founded by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar and his wife in 2004—has committed more than ....

23 May, 2018
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Can this startup make money from free online mentorship?

Shweta Sharma

Translating impulsive clicks into revenue is too strong an urge to deny for online businesses these days. Bucking the seductive ....

26 April, 2018

Reliance Industries to invest $180 mn in ed-tech startup Embibe

Dearton Thomas Hector

Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) will invest $180 million (Rs 1,175 crore) in ed-tech startup Embibe, as India’s biggest private-sector ....

13 April, 2018

Yet-to-launch ed-tech platform Kriger Campus raises seed funding

Binu Paul

New Delhi-based ed-tech startup Kriger Campus, which aims to create a single platform for all stakeholders in the educational ....

9 April, 2018

Ed-tech startup Smartivity raises additional funds from S Chand 

Binu Paul

Education-focused publishing house S Chand & Company Ltd will invest an additional amount of Rs 35 lakhs ($53,891) in ed-tech ....

7 April, 2018
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Exclusive: Ed-tech startup Callido Learning raising funds from UK publisher

Shweta Sharma

Mumbai-based ed-tech startup Callido Learning LLP is raising $2 million (Rs 13 crore) from a UK-based publisher, a person in the ....

13 March, 2018

Exclusive: Ed-tech startup Nactus raises angel funding

Varun Arora

Jaipur-based ed-tech startup Nactus India Services Pvt Ltd has raised an undisclosed amount from a group of angel investors, ....

3 March, 2017

Weekly roundup on startup funding

Keshav Sunkara

Only two startup funding deals were recorded in the week gone by, in the leanest spell for early-stage investment activity for ....

6 February, 2017

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

Binu Paul

Ed-tech startup Byju's has acquired Bangalore-based learning guidance tool and student profile-builder Vidyartha for an undisclosed ....

17 January, 2017
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Ed-tech startup Kleverkid winds up operations

Disha Sharma

Online marketplace for tutors Kleverkid, which is backed by Aarin Capital, has halted operations, co-founder Shabnam Aggarwal ....

30 December, 2016

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

Binu Paul

Ed-tech startup Byju's has raised $15 million from International Finance Corporation (IFC), the World Bank's private-sector investment ....

20 December, 2016

Facebook shortlists ed-tech startup XPrep for FbStart programme

Disha Sharma

Tutor enablement platform XPrep, run by Epsilon Eduventures Pvt. Ltd, has been selected by Facebook Inc. for its FbStart programme. The ....

13 December, 2016

Online learning startup Math Buddy gets seed funding

Disha Sharma

Math Buddy, a Vadodara-based online math learning startup, has raised an undisclosed amount of seed investment from Menterra Social ....

29 November, 2016

Vocabulary learning startup VoLT gets seed funding

Disha Sharma

Ed-tech startup VoLT, run by Edutainment Spearheads Pvt. Ltd., has raised an undisclosed amount of seed funding from YMS Mobitech, ....

22 November, 2016

Technology customisation key for education, say panellists at VCCircle event

Disha Sharma

Startups in India have been using technology to change the way education is imparted for the past couple of years but it remains ....

18 November, 2016

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to invest $3 bn in health research

Dearton Thomas Hector

Facebook co-founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg and wife Dr Priscilla Chan have pledged to invest more than $3 billion ....

22 September, 2016

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

Dearton Thomas Hector

The market size of online supplemental education opportunity in India is expected to touch $2.5 billion in 2016 and is poised ....

19 September, 2016

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

Arti Singh

One-year-old ed-tech accelerator Edugild believes in having a distinguished approach. In a country where most accelerators are ....

19 September, 2016

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

Arti Singh

Education-technology platform Careers360 is creating new revenue streams and adding more business verticals to bolster its profitability ....

9 September, 2016

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

Debjyoti Roy

Stoodnt, an educational-technology firm which facilitates interaction between students and admission counsellors or educational ....

12 September, 2016