The selected start-ups will have to attend for 4 to 6 months of EDUGILD’s business acceleration programmes starting from September. They will also have an extended 12 to 18 months of relationship.
According to a source, Rishi Kapal,CEO, EDUGILD said, “The uniqueness of this batch is the diversity of the start-ups – ranging from robotics, artificial intelligence, overseas education consultants, virtual labs, creative learning into Film, TV, performing arts, design. EDUGILD aims to support impressive talent that employs the latest technologies to address education-related challenges and expand existing markets or create new markets globally.”
The selected start-ups include- Edvantics from Hyderabad, KnowHassles from Mumbai, Musein from Bengaluru, Vidya Robotics from Pune|Aurangabad and TrisLabs from Bengaluru.
Edvantics (Hyderabad) was founded by ISB alumni and former Microsoft employees Sharat Konatham and Sirisha Munagala, Edvantics helps institutes and students across K-12 and higher education by managing quality and improving faculty productivity. Its flagship product, HEDNext, brings together institutes, students, campus recruiters, and skill providers to benefit from AI-based recommendations.
Musein (Bengaluru) is the networking and career development platform for professionals engaged in the creative industries. The company was Founded by IIM Kozhikode and IIT Madras alumnus Goutam Srinivas.
Vidya Robotics (Pune/Aurangabad) is developing a host of educational robots for children’s edutainment. Its products claim to enhance STEM skills in children above 8 years of age. The robots and kits help children receive an early exposure to technology, coding and electronic hardware. The Aurangabad-based firm was founded in 2016 by Amit Rana, a design professional.
TrisLabs (Bengaluru) runs a collaborative online learning platform that provides on-the-go, virtual labs for students, teachers, and universities. The startup was founded in August 2016 by BITS Pilani alumni Sahil Arora and Bhavesh Pandey.
KnowHassles (Mumbai) offers services to international students to help them settle in a foreign land. The app displays information about on-arrival processes, social networking-based value-added services, student specific product marketing, and e-Commerce shopping experience. The startup was founded in 2015 by engineering graduate Harshad Walhekar.
EDUGILD offers an intensive mentorship and product realization program to any EdTech start-up in the world.
EDUGILD’s vision is to EMPOWER LEARNING. It will be the catalyst for creating exciting learning opportunities and habits for the future generations.