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Talentedge wins Fast 50 brands 2016 Award in Ed-Tech category


New Delhi : Talentedge, an Ed-Tech firm which is the first to introduce ‘live and interactive’ anywhere learning in digital format has won the Fast 50 Brands 2016 Award in the Ed-Tech category.

The Fast 50 Brands 2016 Awards was held at Hotel Sahara Star, Mumbai on June 9, 2016. Balaji Thotadri, CFO of Talentedge graced the event and collected the award on behalf of the company. Talentedge won the award owing to its pioneering efforts to offer live and interactive learning solutions anywhere, anytime in the digital format.

It has been a frontrunner in extending courses in partnership with the world’s leading institutes and corporates that has enabled 3,00,000 learners to get access to quality education and fast-track their careers.

The Fast 50 Awards 2016 ranking identifies the top 50 fastest growing companies in India based on Y-o-Y growth, brand perception and goodwill, market acceptance, network operations and other parameters such as brand recall, brand image, brand visibility and brand penetration.

The research was initiated by generating a list of approximately 250 brands across the various categories which were developed through secondary research driven by ibrands 360 research team via market studies, industry white papers, category-specific brand reports and brand-specific scrutiny. Other brands across categories that made into the list this year are Flipkart , Oyo rooms , Pedilite , Ola cabs , Zomato, Fast track , Appy Fizz, Mankind Pharma , Micromax, Myntra ,Yes Bank and JSW cement, to name a few.

With KPMG being the process advisor for WCRC Fast 50 Awards, renowned brands like Yes Bank, Godrej Appliances: Air Purifiers, OLA Cabs among others were facilitated with the Fast 50 award in 2015.

Speaking at the awards ceremony, Balaji Thotadri, CFO Talentedge, said: “Talentedge has been able to change the way India learns through its direct to device technology and extending a universal reach to education through a ‘better than classroom’ format. We have been successful in facilitating industry-relevant and contemporary courses at Talentedge that are highly sought after by students across India and are a hit among learners even in Tier II and III cities. We believe that through our interactive and social collaborative learning experience in the digital space, Talentedge has been successfully able to contribute to the country’s education sector by empowering students to stay ahead of the learning curve and accelerate their career growth.”

As part of the event, Balaji Thotadri also participated in the panel discussion on ‘Educational Equity – Educating underprivileged India: Challenges and Strengths’, where he delved in to the benefits of quality education for every child and elucidated the ways e-learning can prove to be productive. He added: “With the Digital India programme’s vision to transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy, the education sector in India is poised to witness major growth in the years to come. Talentedge hopes to contribute to this growth by enabling an interactive and social collaborative learning experience in digital space and empowering India by imparting par excellence education, anytime and anywhere”.

Since the advent of digital education in India more than three years ago, Talentedge with its best-in-class faculty; partnerships with the country’s premium academic institutes; and in-depth industry alliances has been endeavoring to create a tangible impact in people’s lives.

Over the past four years, Talentedge has partnered with top Indian and international institutes including IIT, IIM, XLRI and Parsons School of Design along with leading companies such as OLX, Viacom 18, Wizcraft, SHRM and others. It is one of the first ed-tech organizations to be credited with an ISO: 9001-2008 certification. Talentedge intends to inspire a ‘now you can’ ‘ vision for every learner at each step of his way. By changing the way India Learns it aspires to bring meaningful difference to careers and businesses.

Talentedge is an ed-tech firm that is changing the way India learns. The first to introduce ‘live and interactive’ learning in digital format, Talentedge offers courses jointly with world leading institutes and corporates. Talentedge partners with top Indian and International institutes including IIT, IIM , XLRI, Parsons School of Design and also with renowned corporates like OLX, Viacom 18, Wizcraft, SHRM and others.

Its ability to recreate classroom type interactions in the virtual world has struck a chord with over 3,00,000 individuals and corporate learners. It initiates industry relevant learning by bringing eminent subject experts into online education. Talentedge is one of the first ed-tech organizations to be credited with an ISO: 9001-2008 certification. (ANI)

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