Unguarded servers behind big Indian data breaches of 2019
The cost of response mechanisms such as detection and notification processeas are high, while company share prices are likely to drop along with revenue, impacting overall brand value. On their part, ethical hackers have criticised domestic internet-consumer companies for a lack of bug bounty programmes following reporting of cyber breaches.
Edtech startup Vedantu secures $42M from Tiger Global, WestBridge Cap
Edtech firm now wants to boost activations from tier-2 and beyond.
Non-VC investors rush in to script a new funding story
NEW FACES: A diverse set of investors, ranging from PE cos to family offices, enter th...
TikTok ties up with edtech startups for content creation
The content will feature with #EduTok, an ongoing campaign, which has so far gained over 37 billion views.
Meet the new breed of 'super angel' investors
AngelList and ET picked these individuals for the access they enjoy, follow-on rounds they have backed and the overall quality of these startups. ET spoke to these angel investors for providing another filter to the shortlist.
Edtech firms see money in live streaming classes
Experts say increased adoption of live video learning is a direct impact of falling mobile data costs.
How white collar pros are fuelling the gig economy
India leads the global gig economy with a 24% share of the online labour market, with demand across software developers, creative and marketing professionals.
Eduisfun gets funds from angel investors, HNIs
Actor Amitabh Bachchan also participated in the round. Eduisfun will use the capital to increase its scholarship pool and for technological updates on its app.
Feet-on-street is the new marketing lesson from Byju’s
Rival ed-tech companies such as Tiger Global-backed Vedantu and Blume Ventures-backed flipClass call prospective customers based on leads generated through digital platforms to sell their products.
Omidyar Network outguns local VCs in startup bets
The firm is also looking to tap into its global network to recreate successful global businesses in India and vice versa to expand its portfolio reach.
Telegram takes off in India as startups drive adoption
According to Prabhu Ram, head, Industry Intelligence Group at CyberMedia Research, businesses prefer Telegram because it marries capabilities of WhatsApp and Snapchat — it’s secure, private and accessible.
When a Virat Kohli shot becomes a maths lesson
Byju was a student in a Malayalam-medium school who learnt English through football and cricket commentary on BBC radio.
Acer partners with Vedantu to launch Back to School campaign
Vedantu will provide free live online tuition classes worth Rs. 500 to anybody who registers on Acer India website, the company in a statement said.
Why edtech startups like Vedantu will be the next to top the class
Education technology companies like Vedantu seem to have graduated to the next level, and are using new technologies to disrupt the way.
How education-technology startups are changing learning in India
“When you understand the concept, marks will come, but there is a long way to go in changing the habits of a lot more students,” said Byju Raveendran of Byju’s.
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