#23 of the 82 Hottest EdTech Tools of 2017 According to Education Experts –
23. UpGrad – Online Education Programmes for Professionals
As nominated by Tina Mehta of Lightbox VC.
UpGrad was founded with an aim to empower working professionals and individuals to reach their full professional potential by providing them with high quality industry-relevant online programs in upcoming technological areas, which have high demand and increasing job opportunities.
So far, UpGrad has successfully launched programs in new age verticals like Product and Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Digital (including areas in Marketing), and Data Analytics. Merging the latest technology, pedagogy and services, UpGrad offers an impactful and engaging learning experience for the digital world.
In its first year, UpGrad’s Start Up India Learning Program has become the single largest online program in India, by enrolment. In addition, UpGrad’s Data Analytics PG Diploma Program has become the single largest online program in India, by revenue. With a strong community of 50,000+ students, UpGrad is redefining online education in India, both in terms of enrolment/retention achievements as well as perception.