Nandan Nilekani to address Edureka’s Webinar on Entrepreneurship on 5th Aug ‘15

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29 July 2015, Bengaluru: Nandan Nilekani, the Bengaluru born entrepreneur, bureaucrat and politician, who is an inspiration for numerous established and young professionals and entrepreneurs today, will speak on 'India: A million opportunities now'- How Entrepreneurship is changing the landscape, the travails, sweat and joy’ at Edureka’s free webinar scheduled from 11.00 AM – 12.00 PM on 5th August ’15. Nandan will share top tips on starting a firm, creating and maintaining the corporate culture, building vision and long-term value by illustrating fragments and stories from his personal life.

To register, visit (registration open till 11:59 PM, 4th Aug ’15.)

Edureka, India’s fastest growing online education marketplace, which offers niche business and tech courses to professionals and organizations across the globe through a unique delivery platform has plans to diversify into courses in Entrepreneurship and courses required to sustain the ecosystem around entrepreneurship including digital marketing, accounting for entrepreneurs etc.

Speaking on the occasion, Lovleen Bhatia, Co-founder and CEO, Edureka said, ‘We have always focused on engaging our students throughout their learning period via our delivery module and course instruction process. To engage the learner community further and motivate them with inspirational talks from eminent industry veterans, we are launching “Hangouts with Visionaries” series. For the first webinar in this series, we have invited Nandan Nilekani, who re-defined the journey of entrepreneurship for all of us”. He also added, ‘With India emerging as one of the top start-up destinations of the world, budding entrepreneurs will be seeking for courses and guidance from experts to establish themselves. We plan to tap this colossal opportunity by introducing new age courses in entrepreneurial domain.’

India, world’s fastest growing start-up eco-system today is eyeing investor interests from not only across the country but also from Japan, US and several other global PE firms. Research estimates that Indian start-ups will grow from 3,100 in 2014 to more than 11,500 by 2020. This year, the city-based comparison in terms of funding had Bengaluru, the silicon valley of India leading with $2.43 billion, followed by New Delhi at $1.43 billion and Mumbai with $610 million. This gives reason enough to inspire this growing community of professionals and entrepreneurs to explore and transform more disruptive models and plans into ventures.

Founded to address the global skills gap issue, encourage the digital platform and give a fresh outlook to our education system to scale up its identity, the Bangalore based start-up, Edureka, with its disruptive solution has helped disseminate quality instruction online, transcend geographical barriers and train 2.5 lakh professionals across the globe since its inception. Edureka currently offers 60+ courses and has plans to increase it to 200 by FY 2016.

About Edureka:
Edureka is India’s fastest growing online education marketplace offering technology and business courses to professionals and students across the globe on a differentiated real-time instructor-led tutorial platform with 24x7 expert helpdesk support, project based assignment evaluation and free lifetime accessibility to study material and content upgrading. The market leader in Big Data Analytics, Mobility, Business Intelligence domains, Edureka, help individuals and organizations to mitigate skills gap and specialize in new upcoming technology to stay relevant to the industry. Founded in 2011 by two passionate IITians, it has secured 25,000 paid learners and registration of 2.5lakh customers for its sessions from 50 different countries in 4 years time. India, USA, UK are Edureka’s important markets. Edureka ranks No.2 on Business Today India’s Coolest Start-up 2015 list and Business World Hottest Young Entrepreneurs 2015 list. For more info, please visit:

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