Masterclass organized by CUCEED for Chitkara University Students
Esha November 2, 2018
Chitkara University’s centre for education, entrepreneurship, and development organized a Masterclass on 1st of Nov’18. The guest of honor Kunaal Satija, Founder and CEO – EduRev shared his 5 yrs long startup growth story and the challenges they faced with around 50 students from Chitkara University’s Business school (MBA) and Engineering school.
A brief about the Founders
Kunaal Satija (Founder and CEO – EduRev) and Hardik Dhamija (Co-Founder – EduRev) completed their education from UIET, Punjab University and were mentored by CUCEED. They were chosen as winners in South Asia by a Jury of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, PMO (Bangladesh) and the US Consulate-general! The mBillionth award (South Asia) for Learning & Education is given to initiatives that bridge the digital divide bring socio-economic equality.
Founded in 2013, EduRev is an educational platform App on Google Play store with more than 300 million visits on its apps and website in the last 2 years. EduRev is one of the fastest growing educational apps with around 3 million users.
Some of the important features of the app include:
100,000+ Videos & Documents, 25000+ Tests, & 800+ Courses
Connect & Discuss Doubts with Students from all over India
The App also learns about your study pattern while you learn from the app, to give you the content/tests as per your need.
The best teachers from all over India are sharing content & teaching subjects of expertise.
The app also covers some trending topics like Exposing Digital Photography by Harvard Extension School, Bioinformatics, Cell Biology- Botany, Human Resource Management, How to Start-Up your own Company (Video Course), How to pitch your Startup, Instagram for Marketing, Animal Physiology & Functional Histology, Starting a Startup and lots more.
EduRev has also been awarded as the best online ed tech app by Google in 2017.
Question Answer Round
Several questions were asked by the Chitkara University students during the Question-Answer session and some of the interesting ones were:
How were you able to attract so many users without much visibility as compared to byjus or udemy etc who are giving tough competition with tv ads etc!!?
How do you handle negative reviews? Do you interact with those individuals?
How will you judge, who will be your right investor? What are your expectations from your future investor?
How much money does a teacher make through your platform?
The event really helped the students to know more about the startup culture thus promoting student entrepreneurship. CUCEED has helped over 50 student startups via mentorship, funding and an extensive support network. Keep visiting our blog for more such updates about our upcoming events!