TiE Education Forum: EduThon
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The Startedu competition is Unitus Seed Fund’s pan-India education start-up competition looking to identify, mentor, incubate, and invest in the most promising growth (in-revenue) & early (pre-revenue) stage start-ups that are serving India’s masses. Education-focused business accelerator Sylvant is a co-convener of the competition and a preferred provider of expert mentoring and incubation services for participants in the competition. The winner of StartEdu 3 will be a growth (in-revenue) stage company that will receive a cash prize of INR 5 lacs and a chance to pitch to Unitus Seed Fund for a seed investment of up to INR 1 cr. The most promising early stage (pre-revenue) company will be given the opportunity to receive ongoing mentoring and incubation support from one of our Speed2Seed partners. The winner of first StartEdu competition, LabInApp, received the cash prize and also successfully pitched to receive seed funding from Unitus Seed Fund.
The education market in India, which is presently worth around Rs 5.9 trillion (US$ 92.98 billion), is poised for a major growth in the years to come! By 2020, India will have the world’s largest tertiary-age population, and second largest graduate talent pipeline globally. It’s a golden opportunity for Education start-ups. India Rating expects the Indian education sector’s market size to increase to Rs 602,410 crore ($109.84 billion) by FY15 due to the expected strong demand for quality education.
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After the stupendous success of EduThon #1 in February 2015 , TiE Bangalore is delighted to bring you the 2nd edition of EduThon, in association with Unitus Seed Fund! Calling all Edu-preneurs to get ready to be bombarded with learning and opportunities that can fuel you to run the marathon in this space!
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