Edtech sector to consolidate in hiring, investments as schools, colleges open: Experts

TeamLease Edtech CEO and founder Shantanu Rooj said the Indian edtech sector has attracted huge capital investments and this will continue for the next few years.

published on : 6th November 2021

India can become world's edtech capital: Amitabh Kant

Speaking at a virtual conference of Public Affairs Forum of India, Kant also said India needs to significantly improve its learning outcomes, and technology can help the country leapfrog in a big way.

published on : 22nd October 2021

Education needs intellectual paratrooping, in-service footsoldiering

To support the next multi-decadal demand-driven growth in education, there is a compelling need to make educational policies a transformational instrument and not an aspirational statement. 

published on : 26th September 2021

Healthium Medtech files draft papers with Sebi to raise funds via IPO

Healthium Medtech is a global medtech company focused on products used in surgical, post-surgical and chronic care.

published on : 7th September 2021

The old new world: Edtech platforms teach senior citizens how to navigate the basics of a digital present

From accessing daily needs to social activities, everything went online overnight. Though many urban seniors had smartphones, they did not know how to use them beyond the basics. That has changed now.

published on : 22nd August 2021

Tata Steel rumour around Vizag steel plant acquisition is Centre’s diversionary tactics: Panel 

President of the recognised union of the steel plant J Ayodhya Ram said they were holding an emergency meeting on Thursday to decide the future course of action.

published on : 19th August 2021

Edtech start-up Eruditus becomes 23rd unicorn

Eruditus has raised $650 million in a new funding round led by US venture fund, Accel and Softbank Vision Fund 2 at a $3.2 billion valuation.

published on : 13th August 2021

Unacademy raises USD 440 million funding, valued at $3.44 bilion

The development indicates strong investor interest in the edtech space that has gained immensely from rapid digital adoption, especially during the pandemic.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Edtech firm Byju's acquires Great Learning for $600 million

The company has also earmarked an additional USD 400 million of investment in the professional and higher education segment to accelerate Great Learning's growth.

published on : 26th July 2021

Starting young: Edtech platforms encourage kids to create content through innovative means, as a mode of learning

These real and imagined stories made children premature content creators, exclusively for family and close friends.

published on : 27th June 2021

upGrad plans to hire over 1,000 employees in 3 months to address growing demand

The edtech company will be hiring from its own learners' talent pool through upGrad Rekrut hiring drive.

published on : 8th June 2021

Transasia sets up IVD manufacturing unit in Visakhapatnam

In-vitro diagnostic company Transasia Bio-Medicals said it has set up a state-of-the-art medical devices manufacturing plant at Andhra Pradesh MedTech Zone (AMTZ) in Visakhapatnam. 

published on : 15th April 2021