Edtech startups powering India’s foreign degree dreams

The COVID-19 pandemic hasn't deterred Indian students from chasing foreign education dreams. And, startups in the Indian edtech space are capitalising on this trend.
36 CLAPS
0

When free IELTS (a standardised test for English language used for admissions overseas) coaching becomes a poll promise, then you know things are getting serious. Gone are the days when Indian movies would beckon youth from foreign lands. Today, parents themselves encourage children to seek a degree abroad.

There are thousands upon thousands of articles, and personal anecdotes, on why India’s young talent is moving abroad, which is why YourStory decided to look at the how of this migration, specifically the rise of Indian startups that help students pursue their dreams.

YourStory spoke to the top edtech startups in the space, including EduFund India, Azent Overseas Education, and IDP Education, among others to find out the inside story. Read more


The Interview: JPC Report on the PDP Bill, 2019: An Industry Perspective

The Personal Data Protection (PDP) Bill, 2019 bears significant ramifications for all digital entities from a data protection and privacy perspective, and even from a competition perspective. 

Moderated by The Quantum Hub - TQH and hosted by YourStory, the panel discussion ‘JPC Report on the PDP Bill, 2019 – an industry perspective’ presents perspectives on the JPC’s recommendations around the inclusion of non-personal and anonymised data within the ambit of the Bill. 


Editor’s Pick: Techie Tuesday

As the co-founder and CTO of market intelligence platform AlphaSense, Raj Neervannan is responsible for all things technology, and more. However, this tech veteran and serial entrepreneur has always believed in the power of building products. With AlphaSense, he has worked to build an algorithm that would work with the search engine, and think like a human. Read more


Startup Spotlight

A dark store network powering ecommerce 

Founded in 2020, New Delhi-based startup ZFW Dark Stores has a tech-enabled network of dark stores to help D2C (direct-to-consumer) and F&B (food and beverage) brands expand distribution, get closer to customers, and boost profitability. Read more


News & Updates

  • The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has come out with a new list of 54 apps to be removed from Google’s Play Store, citing security concerns. These apps include Garena Free Fire - Illuminate. However, Garena Free Fire MAX continues to be available on the Play Store. 
  • Honasa Consumer, the parent company of Mamaearth, The Derma Co., and Aqualogica has acquired BBLUNT, a premium hair care, hair colour and styling products brand from the house of Godrej Consumer Products.
  • Glance on Monday said it has agreed to raise $200 million from Jio Platforms Limited in its Series D round of funding. The transaction is subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals.

Before you go, stay inspired with…


Falguni Nayar, Founder, Nykaa

“Business is a rollercoaster ride, but one doesn’t have to get elated with successes, nor too low with failures or tough times.”

Falguni Nayar, Nykaa

Now get the Daily Capsule in your inbox. Subscribe to our newsletter today!