29 June 2017, India:
Delhi-based online education service provider Careers360 has brought on board industry veterans to shape up the company. Vijay Shekhar Sharma, CEO of Paytm, Murugavel Janakiraman, Founder of Matrimony.com, Pramath Raj Sinha, Founder of Ashoka University and Vijay Aggarwal, Managing Director of Prism Cement have joined the company’s advisory board as per the report by VCCircle.
“It was important for us to have the right mix of visionary entrepreneurs who have also been great students themselves….We hope to leverage their expertise to further our mission of impacting students, careers and lives,” Maheshwer Peri, founder of Careers360, said in a statement.
Murugavel Janakiraman said, “Education in India is a very large opportunity and we all know the importance Indians give to education. Apart from being a very large opportunity, it can make a difference to millions of students. My best wishes to Mahesh and team. Happy to associate with Careers360 on the next phase of this exciting growth journey”.
Vijay Shekar Sharma, Founder of Paytm said “Careers360 is a company that stands for the same values and ethics that my father and grandfather taught me. My grandfather has a school in my village and my father is the Principal of the school that I studied in. What Careers360 is doing is truly a national service. In fact Careers360 is writing the future of this country and stands for ‘Bharat Bhagya Vidhata’. I am so proud to be associated with Careers360 to contribute in its journey to make India reach its true potential”.
Founded in 2008 by Maheshwer Peri and Rajesh Jain, Careers360 is a data-enabled and technology-driven Educational Products and Services Company, it seamlessly integrates millions of student and institutional data points with the user generated preferences of its more than 6 million monthly visitors, to build sophisticated Prediction and Recommendation products for the students to explore and achieve career plans, based on their interests and abilities.
Driven by a 200+ member young team, Careers360 covers 9000+ colleges, 300+ courses and has 250+ products, from exam preparation to college recommendation, used by over a Million students. (Image- ET)
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