Tag: edtech

Teachmint lays off 5% of its workforce

Teachmint, an Indian edtech startup has decided to lay off 45 employees, that is, about five per cent of its total workforce. Without disclosing...

Opportunities for 1000 PhDs at upGrad

upGrad, the higher education company, is all set to launch 10 new campuses globally, with three in the US alone. The Company is on...

After Kerala, is Byju’s forcing its Karnataka employees to resign?

Byju’s, the Bengaluru-based edtech platform is grabbing headlines for all the wrong reasons. It is reportedly forcing resignations out of its employees in Bengaluru. As...

Another edtech firm follows Byju’s, sacks 130 employees

After Byju’s announced the layoff of 2500 employees in the coming six months, another education technology company, FrontRow, has laid off 130 employees. The non-academic...

Byju’s to cut 5% of workforce in 6 months

Byju’s, the Indian edtech company has decided to lay off 2,500 employees in the next six months. This is part of an attempt to...

Edtech platform, LEAD, cuts jobs, reduces team size

In a bid to cut costs and focus on profitability, LEAD, an edtech platform, has laid off a significant number of members from its...

Geekster raises $1.30 mn in funding, will expand team & portfolio

Geekster, the career-focused edtech platform has managed to raise $1.30 mn in a pre-series A round led by Inflection Point Ventures. MyNavi Corporation, Japan-based...

Unacademy resorts to cost-cutting measures before IPO

Unacademy, the edtech unicorn, is taking measures to cut costs and focus on profitability. As part of the exercise, its founders and senior management...

Amid industry-wise layoffs, this edtech firm is hiring 500 people

The edtech sector in India is undergoing a series of layoffs especially in the large companies including Byjus’s and all its acquired companies. However, there...

PrepInsta plans 100% increase in team strength

PrepInsta is gearing for 100 per cent expansion of team. The edtech startups plans to take its present headcount of 50, to at least...

AdmitKard to expand team of 150 by 66% in 4 months

AdmitKard, the edtech startup, which simplifies access to higher education opportunities, is on an aggressive hiring spree. It plans to onboard around 100 employees,...

Unacademy lays off 6,000 as part of cost cutting

Unacademy, the Indian edtech startup, has let go of about 600 employees from its almost 6,000-strong team — about 10 per cent of its...

90+ My Tuition App to expand team by 3,000

Following the launch of 13 state education boards as well as CBSE curriculum on its app, 90+ My Tuition App, the three-year old edtech...

BasicFirst announces ‘Teachers Stock Options’

To celeberate Teachers Day, BasicFirst, the Indian edtech company has decided to announce ESOPs or employee stock options, for its full-time as well as...

Hero Vired announces Scholarship Advantage for higher education aspirants and professionals...

Hero Vired, India’s premium edtech company for professionals and higher education aspirants, has announced Hero Vired Scholarship Advantage to make its top-of-the-line programs accessible...

uFaber to expand team by 1,000 employees, offers WFH roles

The edutech startup, uFaber, is gearing up to expand its team over the next six months. It will take on 1,000 employees in work-from-home...

‘upGrad for Business’ to upskill 1 lakh women in data &...

upGrad for Business, the B2B arm of the South Asian higher edtech company, upGrad, will soon collaborate with corporates to train more than one...

Great Learning to expand team by 1,000 this year

The edtech company will begin by hiring about 300 to 500 people for its new certificate and degree programmes in technology and management, in...

LearnVern raises over USD 1 million funding

Ahmedabad-based edtech platform, LearnVern, has managed to raise more than one million US dollars in funding from international investors. The fund invests in strong...

upGrad introduces flexibility, grants ESOPs

upGrad, the online education firm, has decided to reward its employees for its success in the year 2020, by granting ESOPs or employee stock...

Unacademy triples valuation to $1.45 bn; enters unicorn club

Gaurav Munjal-led Unacademy tripled its valuation to 1.45 billion after raising funds to the tune of $150 million from Masayoshi Son-led Softbank’s Vision Fund 2. The...

Edtech Superapp Ken42 appoints Itisha Peerbhoy as head, marketing

Edtech Superapp Platform Ken42 has announced the appointment of Itisha Peerbhoy as the company’s Head-Marketing and R&D, Pedagogy. Itisha will be leading the Marketing...

GlobalShala launches “Superhero U” competition

Edtech venture GlobalShala has recently announced the launch of their one-of-a-kind “Superhero U” competition with an aim to accelerate United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals...

upGrad appoints Preeti Kaul as president-HR

eLearning company, upGrad brings on board Preeti Kaul as president of human resources. She will be based out of the online higher education company's...

Edtech firms in India surging ahead

With the online education sector reported to have the potential to touch $1.96 billion in the next two years, online education technology startup, Springboard,...

Will Amazon now lay off 20,000 instead of 10,000?

In mid-November, it was reported that Amazon, the technology and ecommerce giant, was planning to lay off as many as 10,000 employees in the...

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MoD seeks reservation for ex-Agniveers in corporate jobs

Ministry of Defence (MoD) organised an interaction session on 30 November, 2022 with the Indian Defence Industry, under the aegis of the Society of...

In the age of specialists, how important are transferable skills?

Transferable skills, also known as ‘core skills’ or ‘soft skills’, are developed by people over time. These skills not only add versatility to an...

Airtel to hire women engineers, offer WFH options

Having rolled out its 5G Plus services in about 12 cities across India so far, Airtel is now all set to have more women...

Fibe gets Monica Mishra as head of human resources

Fibe, a leading consumer-lending app, previously called EarlySalary, has roped in Monica Mishra as the new head of human resources. With 18 years of diverse...

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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

Q. You spent 16 years at LIC before moving to a corporate role at ICICI Prudential. Now, 22 years on, I am still curious...

“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

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“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...