Cisco to collaborate with Edugild to support edtech startups

Top Quote Cisco has come together with Edugild, India's first edtech accelerator, to explore opportunities in supporting startups in this space. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) September 29, 2016 - Sanjay Kaul, managing director-India and SAARC, Cisco, said that Cisco would possibly take on board any of the startups that was working in a space relevant to what the company does.

    "Cisco is committed to enabling innovation that is aligned to the Digital India vision.As a large organisation, we can't do too many things. Which is why we remain on the lookout for cool ideas which help us not miss any market transition opportunities," said Kaul.

    As a part of the collaboration, Cisco would consider guiding the startups accelerated at Edugild with technology roadmaps and beta testing wherever such facilities are available in India. On a need basis, the collaboration will bring together mentors with passion in edtech space and leverage their networks to popularize the cause.

    Edugild is India's first edtech accelerator, set up by the Maharashtra Institute of Technology and it currently houses four startups working in different areas in the education and technology space.

    Rishi Kapal, chief executive, Edugild said, "Edtech is not just elearning but covers a lot of other aspects. We received 300 applications of which we selected four as we are focused on creating quality organisations" The companies selected are Instafeez, Classboat, Simulanis Solutions and Gradopedia.

    Instafeez is working at changing how fees are paid while Classboat has a enables you to book non-academic classes online. Simulanis Solutions is working in the augmented reality space while Gradopedia simulates job profiles in advance for graduates. They will undergo a four month acceleration process at Edugild during which time they'll receive seed funding, access to mentors and testing facilities.
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