upGrad is an online higher education platform providing rigorous industry-relevant programs designed and delivered in collaboration with world-class faculty and industry. Merging the latest technology, pedagogy, and services, upGrad is creating an immersive learning experience – anytime and anywhere.
upGrad began in 2015 with the conviction that in an ever-changing industry, professionals need to continuously upskill themselves in order to stay relevant. Since then we have always focused on building a great online learning experience by collaborating with the right universities and industry partners. We then steadily built a strong support system around our learners. Starting with our first program in Entrepreneurship, upGrad has created some of India’s largest online programs to help thousands of professionals achieve their career goals in the areas of data technology and management.
Founder: Mr. Mayank Kumar
Simplilearn is one of the world’s leading certification training providers. We partner with companies and individuals to address their unique needs, providing training and coaching that helps working professionals achieve their career goals.
We are one of the world’s leading certification training providers.
We provide online training in disciplines such as Cyber Security, Cloud Computing, Project Management, Digital Marketing, and Data Science among others, where technologies and best practices are changing rapidly and demand for qualified candidates significantly exceeds supply.
Based in San Francisco, California and Bangalore, India, we have helped over one million professionals and companies across 150+ countries get trained, acquire certifications, and upskill their employees.
Our training courses are designed and updated by 2000+ renowned industry experts. Our blended learning approach combines online classes, instructor-led live virtual classrooms, project work, and 24/7 teaching assistance. Our vibrant community of experts and certified professionals is a powerful resource pool of tips, tricks, and insightful advice. More than 40 global training organizations have recognized us as an official provider of certification training. We have been named the 8th most influential education brand in the world by LinkedIn.
Founder: Mr. Krishna Kumar
Coursera was founded in 2012 by two Stanford computer science professors with a vision to provide anyone, anywhere with access to the world’s best education. Professors Daphne Koller and Andrew Ng put their courses online for anyone to take— and taught more learners in a few months than they could over an entire lifetime in the classroom. Today, Coursera has expanded to reach more than 40 million people and 1,900 businesses around the world. On Coursera you can find online courses, Specializations, certificates and degrees from 190+ world-class universities and companies, including Yale, University of Pennsylvania, Google, IBM, and more.
Every course on Coursera is taught by top instructors from world-class universities and companies, so you can learn something new anytime, anywhere. Hundreds of free courses give you access to on-demand video lectures, homework exercises, and community discussion forums. Paid courses provide additional quizzes
and projects as well as a shareable Course Certificate upon completion.
Founder: Ms.Daphne Koller
uLektzskills.com which is a part of uLektz Learning Solutions Private Limited, an educational technology and consulting company registered under Indian Companies Act 2013. uLektz is certified according to international standards ISO 9001:2015 for Quality Management System and ISO 27001:2013 for Information Security Management System.
uLektz is also certified as a startup by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) is a central government department under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. uLektzSkills provides Industry-required Skill Courses with Certifications exclusively for Students and Educators of Higher Education. Currently, uLektz is being used by 500,000+ students and educators from 500+ colleges and universities across India.
We are also working with many reputed central institutions under MHRD such as NITTTR Chandigarh, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), etc., to create, promote, sell and deliver their skill courses.
Founders: Mr. Ratnakumar Bikkani and Mr. Sadiq Sait M.S
By connecting students all over the world to the best instructors, Udemy is helping individuals reach their goals and pursue their dreams. Udemy is the leading global marketplace for teaching and learning, connecting students everywhere to the world’s best instruction anywhere.
Udemy helps organizations of all kinds prepare for the ever-evolving future of work. Our curated collection of top-rated business and technical courses gives companies, governments, and nonprofits the power to develop in-house expertise and satisfy employees’ hunger for learning and development.
There have been over 245 million course enrollments. Students and instructors come from 190+ countries and 2/3 of students are located outside of the U.S.
Udemy also has over 4,000 enterprise customers and 80% of Fortune 100 companies use. Udemy for employee upskilling (Udemy for Business). Students take courses largely as a means of improving job-related skills.
Founder: Mr. Eren Bali
Udacity is where lifelong learners come to learn the skills they need, to land the jobs they want, to build the lives they deserve. Udacity began as an experiment in online learning, when Stanford instructors Sebastian Thrun and Peter Norvig elected to offer their “Introduction to Artificial Intelligence” course online to anyone, for free. Over 160,000 students in more than 190 countries enrolled. The potential to educate at a global scale was awe-inspiring, and Udacity was founded to pursue a mission to democratize education. It would take several years of intensive iteration and experimentation to clarify our focus on career advancement through mastery of in-demand skills, but today, Udacity proudly offers aspiring learners across the globe the opportunity to participate in—and contribute to—some of the most exciting and innovative fields in the world.
Founders: Mr. Sebastian Thrun, Mr. David Stavens, and Mr. Mike Sokolsky