Startup Sunday Season 2 Episode 22 (Unacademy)

“Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.” With our Prime Minister dreaming of a Digital India with quality education reaching the most inaccessible corners driven by Digital Learning, this Sunday brings to you a startup which takes democratisation of education to another level.

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Startup Sunday Season 2 Episode 21 (InMobi)

InMobi, a mobile advertising and discovery platform provider has been in the news for various reasons: A 950,000 dollar fine for ignoring privacy policies; talks of acquisition by Google or Microsoft; senior level attrition and a possible IPO. Against all odds, the Indian unicorn recently celebrated its 10th anniversary. Let’s unravel the journey of India’s second profitable unicorn startup (after MuSigma)

Naveen Tewari cofounded mKhoj with fellow IIT alumnus Amit Gupta, Mohit Saxena and Abhay Singhal.  In 2007, mKhoj started as a SMS-based search and monetization business. The idea was born with a vision to change the way advertisements are seen on mobile devices. In 2008, mKhoj was enhanced from SMS-based services to mobile advertising and was rebranded as InMobi.

Over the years, it grew from a single- bedroom flat in Mumbai onto a global arena where it competes with Google, Facebook and Apple in the market for data-driven mobile advertising. The company was recognized by MIT Technology Review as one of the 50 Disruptive Companies of 2013. InMobi was also recognized among Fast Company’s “2016’s Most Innovative Companies in the world”

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Startup Sunday Season 2 Episode 19 (Youth4work)

For many growing up in India, education means getting a degree. That is the main reason that some people don’t really find their work life actually interesting down the line! Recruiters also don’t find them competent enough on their skill set. The picture is dismal on both the sides!

This Sunday we bring you the Story of Rachit Jain (Founder Youth4work) who is set to solve this particular problem and has set a goal to skill profile 1 Billion people across the globe, improve their skills and showcase it to the companies to get right people onboard.

 

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