Education technology has become the go to solutions for students of all ages and since lockdown, the adaptability of edtech solutions by educational institutions and students has seen a multi-fold rise. The pandemic compelled students to go indoors and adopt online medium to enhance their skills and knowledge. Amid the sea of edtech platforms, we have made an attempt to pick a few that have done some remarkable job in the field, thereby earning a good reputation.
Touted as India’s first edtech unicorn, Byju’s offers a learning app launched in 2015 and different learning programmes for students from class IV to class XII. It further offers courses to assist students brace themselves for competitive exams like JEE, NEET, CAT, UPSC, GRE and GMAT. They partnered with Disney as well to create educational content for teenagers and have recently acquired Whitehat Jr.
It is a constant web-based training platform that permits customized learning. Vedantu utilizes innovation to welcome instructors and understudies on one stage to enable live learning among them. Despite the fact that Vedantu’s Android application is less mainstream vis-a-vis its peers, the startup is an apple of financial specialists’ eyes. It has raised $59.9 mn since its commencement in 2011 and is upheld by financial specialists alongside the likes of Tiger Global Management, WestBridge Capital, Accel, Omidyar Network among others.
It’s a startup that combines the reach of social learning and the power of artificial intelligence to provide each child with a unique learning path. The Aristotle app by the company is an expanding social learning platform that connects students, tuition centres and schools, resulting in a huge bank of user generated study materials and instant doubt clarifications. The platform allows sharing, revision, challenging and connecting users on the basis of schools, friendships and social networks. The bootstrapped startup currently caters to more than 60 schools and witnessed over 400% growth during pandemic. It’s been founded by serial entrepreneur Dev Roy of Nephrolife fame.
PlayShifu is a startup with offices in US and Bengaluru. It was established in 2016 by Vivek Goyal and Dinesh Advani, alumnus of Stanford GSB and IIT Kharagpur. The startup intends to instruct and engage youngsters with drawing in and vivid AR encounters. PlayShifu’s lead item ShifuOrboot is an AR-based globe that gives data about nations, districts, landmarks, and more. ShifuPlugo is intended to assist youngsters with acing science, innovation, designing and math (STEM) abilities since inception and incorporates story-based games, critical thinking and more than 250 versatile difficulties.
TinyTapps is a Pune-based edtech startup. Established by Altaf Rahmani in 2015, the startup gives a set-up of applications to kids younger than six. It is pursuing kids’ initial instruction by producing interest, encouraging ability improvement and advancing valuable reasoning. The startup, which has an arrangement of more than 53 instructive applications, is zeroing in on making drawing in substance to help create basic psychological aptitudes like perusing, composing, tuning in, and math.