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NIIT Ltd. Announces 3rd Edition of ‘EdTech Growth Summit’

  • The 3rd edition of ‘EdTech Growth Summit’ will be held virtually on Feb 26, 2024.
  • The summit will provide a unique platform for Ed-tech founders and start-ups to glean insights from industry experts and collaborate with educators, industry leaders, and tech innovators.
  • The summit will lead into the Founders’ Growthcamp at NIIT University where EdTech founders will get to pitch their business ideas to mentors, industry leaders and investors.

New Delhi, February 20, 2024: NIIT Ltd., a leading global talent development corporation, has announced the dates for the third edition of the EdTech Growth Summit. With focus on capacity building of the Ed-tech sector to help achieve profitable growth, the summit slated for February 26, 2024, and will be conducted virtually. The 3rd edition of the NIIT EdTech Growth Summit will feature keynote speeches, panel discussions and fireside chats besides providing start-up founders with networking opportunities with industry leaders, investors, and peers.

Rajendra S Pawar, Chairman & Co-founder, NIIT Group, said, "This edition of the Ed-tech Growth Summit is dedicated to nurturing innovation and entrepreneurial spirit among emerging leaders in this sector.’’

The virtual summit will once again feature power-packed sessions led by India's top Edtech founders, investors, and industry experts, such as: Sugata Mitra, Professor Emeritus - NIIT University, Winner TED Prize 2013; Sanjeev Bikhchandani, Co-Founder - Info Edge; Ashwin Damera, Co-Founder and Executive Director - Eruditus & Emeritus; Mayank Kumar, Co-founder & MD – upGrad; Rajendra Singh Pawar, Chairman & Co-founder - NIIT Group; Krishna Kumar, Founder & CEO, Simplilearn and many more. Attendees can expect insightful sessions and live Q&A sessions, providing access to expertise and knowledge. This year the summit will allow participants to delve into crucial topics such as the potential of Generative AI in education, the emergence of hybrid models in Edtech, navigating funding challenges, and lessons learned since the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the sector.

Additionally, select start-ups will also participate in the Founders’ Growthcamp 2024 on April 3rd to 5th at NIIT University (NU) campus in Neemrana. There will be masterclasses by industry experts, and mentorship from NIIT's leadership team and industry veterans. They will also get the opportunity to present their business plans to investors including NIIT Group.

Previous editions of the Growthcamp saw participating founders of Edtech startups who received a total of 4.8 crore worth of benefits from Microsoft Founders Hub, NIIT Edtech Growth program’s Technology Partner. Participants of previous Growthcamp, ‘Airblack’ received funding from founders of NIIT Group.

Established in 2009, NU is a not-for-profit University under section 2(f) of UGC Act, notified by the Government of Rajasthan. Nestled in the Aravalli hills, the fully residential green campus offers an idyllic and intellectually vibrant environment for pursuing higher education and research. It has been developed as an institute of excellence to provide exceptional education based on its Four Core Principles that make learning Industry-linked, Technology based, Research-driven and Seamless.

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NIIT Ltd. is a leading skills & talent development corporation, set up in 1981 to help the nascent IT industry overcome its human resource challenges. To meet the manpower challenges in BFSI sector, NIIT established Institute for Finance, Banking, and Insurance (IFBI), India's premier banking training institute in 2006. The company today ranks amongst the world's leading training organizations owing to its vast and comprehensive array of talent development programs.

NIIT Ltd. delivers a diverse range of learning and talent development programs to millions of individual and corporate learners in futuristic domains through its various businesses including NIIT Digital, StackRoute, RPS Consulting, Institute of Finance Banking & Insurance (IFBI), TPaaS and Sales & Service Excellence (SSE).

  • The robust NIIT Digital platform enables distinctive learning experiences for corporate and individual learners.
  • IFBI is a leading provider of learning services for early career as well as working professionals for the BFSI sector in India.
  • NIIT StackRoute is a digital transformation partner for corporates to build multi-skilled full stack professionals in advanced technologies at scale.
  • RPS Consulting is a leading provider of training programs on emerging digital technologies for experienced technology professionals.
  • Talent Pipeline as a Service (TPaaS) helps organizations address the challenge of securing mid to long term talent across Technology, Marketing, and Sales Roles.
  • NIIT SSE has deep expertise in empowering businesses in creating an eco-system for talent development to enhance key competencies & elevate performance to achieve higher business outcomes.

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About NIIT

NIIT is a leading Global Talent Development Corporation that is building a manpower pool for global industry requirements. The company, which was set up in 1981 to help the nascent IT industry overcome its human resource challenges, today ranks among the world’s leading training companies owing to its vast, yet comprehensive array of talent development programs. With a footprint across 30 nations, NIIT offers training and development solutions to Individuals, Enterprises and Institutions.