Tag: edtech

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,...

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

US Securities finds lack of integrity in EY employees

Ernst & Young (EY), has been penalised by the US securities and exchange commission (SEC) for $100 million. It has been found that audit professionals...

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McDonald’s opens its maiden all-women drive-thru restaurant in Gujarat

McDonald’s has opened its first-ever all-women crew drive-thru restaurant in Ekta Nagar, Gujarat. It has hired around 28 women from nearby villages to run its...

Edelweiss General Insurance adds 6 behavioural aspects while evaluating candidates

Edelweiss General Insurance has introduced six new sets of behaviours that they would want employees to have at the company. This new behavioural framework...

The New Labour Code will not come into effect from today, July 1

It’s not known where this news cropped up from, but the fact is that there is no confirmation that the new labour code will...

Accelya appoints Funda Saltuk Stoica as CHRO

The UK-based travel technology app - Accelya has appointed Funda Saltuk Stoica as CHRO. She has more than 30 years of experience in the...

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

Q. How would you define the culture at GE? A. Having been present in this region since 1902, GE has been around for 120 years....

“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...

“A CEO needs to acknowledge the silent majority who create the company’s fortunes” S...

Q. RPG is a diversified group with businesses spread across sectors and domains. however, its brands have a strong individual identity unlike other business...