KnowledgeHut upGrad strengthens portfolio, forays into online self-learning programs

KnowledgeHut upGrad, one of the world’s leading technology skilling providers and a part of Asia’s Higher Edtech major, upGrad, today announced the launch of its new line of online self-learning programs. The new line of programs marks an entry of the professional skilling major into the online self-paced learning category, which it has stayed away from thus far. Starting … Read more

upGrad named Srikanth Iyengar as CEO

Asia’s largest higher edtech company upGrad has made another senior appointment to its leadership team – with the hiring of Srikanth Iyengar who joins as the CEO – Workforce Development, effective September 2022. Srikanth has over 2 decades of work experience spanning North America and Europe. In his previous profiles, he led large multinational businesses … Read more

upGrad acquires Harappa Education for Rs 300 Cr

upGrad, Asia’s largest integrated higher Edtech major has announced a 100% merger of Harappa Education at a value of USD 38 million (INR 300 crores). Harappa will clock USD ~10 million( INR 75 crores) in Revenue this year. upGrad closed this transaction with present Harappa shareholders – Bodhi Tree Systems, (a newly formed platform between … Read more

Upgrad To Hire 3,000 People In 3 Months, Will be Securing Fresh Funding

upGrad is looking to add nearly 3,000 people in the next three months and is close to securing a fresh funding. According to estimates, the company reached a $1 billion valuation in a funding round last year. According to Ronnie Screwvala, the corporation will hire between 6,500 and 7,000 people by August of this year. … Read more

upGrad for Business adds Ketaki Kadekar and Dolphy Dias across key Leadership positions

upGrad for Business (uGB), the B2B branch of Asia’s higher edtech behemoth upGrad, has added to its executive leadership team with significant recruits to support the expansion of its outcome-based learning approach for Indian corporations. The addition of Ketaki Kadekar as Director of Customer Success and Growth and Dolphy Dias as Director of Sales to … Read more

upGrad Vietnam Launches Bilingual Courses and Local Partnerships to Spearhead Country Growth

upGrad, Asia’s higher EdTech major with a strong presence across the APAC doubles down on the Vietnam region to address the strong local demand for digital-first education, as the country heads towards Industry 4.0. The Edtech major has recently appointed Ex-OYO Dushyant Dwibedy as the Vietnam Country Head with a mandate to build a strong … Read more

upGrad Turns a Profit This Quarter; Crosses USD 300 Mn in Annual Revenue Run-Rate

South Asia’s largest & Asia’s leading higher EdTech major – upGrad, today reported turning a profit spurred by a 150% growth Y-o-Y in revenues and a stable 70% gross margin, across all its income streams. upGrad is now well-positioned as the most integrated Higher Edtech company in the world – spanning all aspects of LifeLongLearning … Read more

upGrad named Dr. Sanjay Kumar to build its Corporate Affairs & Public Policy vertical

upGrad, Asia’s higher edtech major, today announced the appointment of Dr. Sanjay Kumar who will spearhead the company’s new vertical of Corporate Affairs and Public Policy for India. As part of his new role, Sanjay will work with the government, industry associations and other relevant stakeholders in the policy space for propelling strategic developments, which in turn, can … Read more

upGrad Named Vikram Vyas As Vice President – Growth, International Sales

upGrad, Asia’s leading higher education technology company, announced the hiring of Mr. Vikram Vyas as Vice President – Growth, International Sales for the APAC and EMEA markets. The move is part of upGrad’s plan to expand its activities in the worldwide higher education industry. Vikram’s new responsibility will include growing the company’s global presence and … Read more

upGrad to Acquire Edtech company Talentedge

On Monday, December 6, upGrad, a leading online higher education provider, announced the acquisition of Gurugram-based edtech rival Talentedge. The acquisition is estimated to be worth between Rs 350 and Rs 400 crore, according to reputable sources. Talentedge, the fourth largest online education provider, expects to generate over Rs 130 crore in revenue this year … Read more

Coaching and Mentoring will be at the Core of the Higher EdTech Revolution Taking Over the World, says Mayank Kumar Co-Founder and MD, upGrad

upGrad, Asia’s higher EdTech major is moving strongly with its goal of reforming the education culture not just in India but beyond through its one-of-a-kind 1:1 career Coaching and Mentoring initiative. Transcending geographical barriers, the higher-ed major has built a powerful panel of over 5500 mentors and career coaches that includes global industry leaders from top … Read more