Bengaluru based CEO was recognised for his maiden venture Superprofs, that provides disruptive online classrooms solutions for competitive and entrance exams.
Bangalore, India, July 27, 2015: One of India’s leading young techpreneur, Piyush Agrawal, founder and CEO of Superprofs– India’s largest online Test preparation platform was conferred with “Entrepreneur of the Year in Service Business- Education” at the prestigious Entrepreneur India Awards 2015 held recently.
Piyush was recognised for his achievement in successfully identifying the challenges students undergo while pursuing higher education and for making quality education accessible and affordable to lakhs of students in India and neighbouring countries aspiring for professional courses and better future.
Superprofs.com is an online test preparation platform created using a proprietary technology that enables broadcast of HD quality video transmission of live classroom sessions which the students can avail online for exams like IIT- JEE , CA, CS, CMA, GATE , UPSC and many more at extremely low bandwidths as low as 100 kbps. The recently launched SuperProfs mobile app has already gained wide acceptance among students. This enables students to now prepare for their exams anywhere, anytime.
The state of the art technology used by SuperProfs can convert any physical classroom of a professor into an online live or recorded session, with minimum infrastructure, such that the professor does not need to modify his/her natural style of teaching.
Superprofs.com is example for a new and improved form of pedagogy for tier II and Tier III cities, thus democratising education across all sectors of the country
Speaking about his achievement Mr. Piyush Agrawal said “I am humbled to receive this award, I dedicate this achievement to my hardworking team, our esteemed educators for their trust in our vision and our students who help us learn and innovate everyday”.
Superprofs is opening up more learning possibilities for students and wider reach for professor. With over 1.2 Lakh students registered across exam verticals offering 210 + courses, the company is growing at a fast pace to become dominant player in the exam preparation domain.
SuperProfs is a product of Aurus Network, which was founded in 2010 by alumni of IIT Kanpur and Stanford University, with a vision to make quality education accessible to masses. It is backed by investors like Kalaari Capital, IDG Ventures and Indian Angel Network. The company has developed a core technology, which allows live streaming of HD quality classroom sessions at extremely low bandwidths, thereby making it possible for students from remote areas or on the move to become part of any classroom. With 1.2 + Lakhs students registered across various verticals and 200+ professors, Superprofs is growing at a very fast pace to become a dominant player in online exam preparation space.