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.
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 Read more.India, Azent Overseas Education, and IDP Education, among others to find out the inside story.
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 Read more., 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.
Founded in 2020, New Delhi-based startup Read more.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.
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 acquired BBLUNT, a premium hair care, hair colour and styling products brand from the house of Godrej Consumer Products. , , and Aqualogica has
- $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. on Monday said it has agreed to raise
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