Predictions 2022: AI-enabled games, VR, ML tools will drive online learning
While learning programs and tools are largely in English as of now, there is an opportunity in creating regional content to reach remote areas and smaller colleges, says upGrad’s Mayank Kumar
Edtech juggernaut: 2 unicorns, $3.8 bn fund raise
Between January and August 2021, the country’s edtech space has attracted almost 4x more funding than last year while adding 2 new unicorns.
upGrad: India’s newest unicorn
The edtech firm raises $185 million at a valuation of $1.2 billion. upGrad is India’s 22nd unicorn this year so far and the third in the edtech space after larger rivals Byju’s and Unacademy.
Watch: Ronnie Screwvala’s big edtech bet
Ronnie Screwvala, serial entrepreneur and co-founder of upGrad, South Asia’s largest higher edtech company, talks about how edtech is revolutionising the education landscape in India.
upGrad’s Ronnie Screwvala on non-linear thinking
The serial entrepreneur is putting forward an alternative line of thought to propel India to its true potential. In this exclusive conversation with Fortune India, he explains his thesis in detail.