Vedantu, an Educational Startup
Vedantu is a venture by IITians who are teachers themselves. The founders have taught and mentored over 10000 students amongst them and are very passionate about education. The CEO and co-founder of Vedantu is an IIT Bombay Alumni, Mr. Vamsi Krishna.
Vedantu is an interactive online tutoring platform where teachers provide school tuitions to students over the internet, using a real-time virtual learning environment named WAVE (Whiteboard Audio Video Environment), a technology built in-house. Vedantu is said to operate on a marketplace model for teachers, where students can browse, discover and choose to learn from an online tutor of their choice. It primarily provides these services to students in class 4th to 12th for Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) & Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) curriculum throughout India and the Middle East. Currently the company is into live online tutoring in science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology), English, Mathematics, Hindi, Sanskrit, German, French, Environmental Science, Computer Science and Social Science. It also claims to provide test preparation courses for Indian Institute of Technology Joint Entrance Examination (IIT JEE) Foundation, National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) and Problem Solving Assessment (PSA). In addition, it also provides courses for International Mathematics Olympiad and National Science Olympiad.
For the last two years Vedantu has won many awards for it’s contribution in the field of education.
In February 2016, Vedantu was named as one of the winners of the DNA Innovative Education Awards for the 'Best Organization to Develop Technology for Education
In 2016, Vedantu was named as one of the winners of KINSES2016 EduAwards.
Vedantu was also named among the top 100 startups to watch in 2016 by SutraHR
Vedantu was also awarded as the Online Education Start-up of the Year in 2015 by elets World Education Summit.
In 2015, Vedantu was also given the award of 'Most Promising and Innovative Live Online Tutoring Platform in India' by Praxis Media.