Blockchain-based student recruitment platform Libereka launched in India

Prajeet Nair

UK-based tech start-up Education Index has launched the world’s first blockchain-enabled end-to-end student recruitment ....

21 October, 2019

AWS bets on agriculture, govt infrastructure to drive public sector biz in India

Anirban Ghoshal

Jeff Bezos-led technology and e-commerce major Amazon's cloud computing division, which arguably leads the public cloud services ....

10 September, 2019

Paytm to introduce tuition fee insurance and debit cards for students

Team TC

Digital payments platform Paytm will introduce services like insurance for tuition fees and debit cards for students. The payments ....

6 September, 2019

Cisco to build a digital campus for Indian School of Business

Anand J

Indian School of Business-Hyderabad (ISB), one of the country's top management schools, has signed a memorandum of understanding ....

2 May, 2019

Ed-tech startup GuruQ gets pre-Series A funding

Kavya Kothiyal

Ed-tech startup GuruQ said on Tuesday that it has secured Rs 2.5 crore (around $330,000) in a pre-Series A funding round from ....

23 October, 2018

This university’s IoT learning device is bridging tech gender gap in classrooms

Shweta Sharma

A team of researchers from the University of Kent has deployed an Internet of Things device in Thai classrooms, which appeals ....

17 August, 2018

How Chinese schools are secretly using AI to evaluate students' essays

Anirban Ghoshal

Several schools in China are running an artificial intelligence (AI) engine to evaluate students' essays and are not telling ....

12 June, 2018

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

Ed-tech platform Unacademy raises $500K

Nishant Sharma

Sorting Hat Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs education technology platform Unacademy, has raised $500,000 (about Rs 3.3 crore) ....

12 May, 2016

Asia's baby boomer generation will redefine social and work norms

Sameer Narula

The Asian BaoChas As the baby boomer generation of Asia (those born in the 70s and 80s) takes over from their parents, they will ....

31 May, 2013

Will A $35 Product Change Multi-billion-dollar Indian Education System?

Pradeep Tagare

Education has always been a high priority for the Indian government. Although the percentage of GDP (gross domestic product) spent ....

28 December, 2011

Why K Ganesh Likes These Three Education Startups

Nandana Das

K Ganesh, founder and chief executive officer of TutorVista, was addressing a packed gathering of over 300 education entrepreneurs, ....

23 December, 2011

Vriti Spins Off &; Wants To Sell IHR For $5M

Preethi J

Intel Capital and Jafco Asia backed Vriti Infocom has spun off two websites as it seeks to strategically re-align itself as an ....

28 November, 2011

Reliance Industries' Arm Buys 38.5% In Online Tutoring Firm Extramarks

Team TC

India's largest private sector company Reliance Industries has put another foot forward to move into a new-generation business ....

9 November, 2011

VAS Capital Invests In; Values 1-yr-old Co At Rs 1.8Cr

Preethi J

Delhi-based AM Edumedia Pvt Ltd, which runs (a website helping students pick the right engineering colleges ....

8 November, 2011

CoCubes Bridges Companies And Campuses To Empower Students

Preethi J

Bagging a job is an all-too-tough hurdle for graduates in India. And that's an understatement for sure, given that there are ....

28 September, 2011

Cut The Paperwork To Beat Admission Rush

Anil Das

In the summer of 2008, 27-year-old Vishal B. Shah was vacationing in Chennai for a few months before joining the Cornell University ....

1 September, 2011

IIT-Bombay Education Start-up InOpen Raises $0.5M

Preethi J

InOpen Technologies, an IIT Bombay-based start-up which develops educational content and teacher training solutions, has raised ....

24 August, 2011